A final wrap-up….

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But, wait…there’s more. Here’s a final wrap-up and review of our time in Taos (plus some added pictures). . . . → Read More: A final wrap-up….

More food from Taos

Love Apple

Oh, know…Taos Mesa Brewing was not the only establishment where we imbibed and ate. There is some stamina needed in eating one’s way through Northern New Mexican cuisine. (Naps are recommended.) . . . → Read More: More food from Taos

Taos Mesa Brewing


First of all, Happy Halloween! You know when we travel, I typically milk our experience into numerous posts. Our recent trip to Taos is no different. For the next installment, read on…. . . . → Read More: Taos Mesa Brewing

Hiking the Rim at Rio Grande Gorge


An easy hike but some spectacular views. Well worth seeking out this trail when you are near Taos. . . . → Read More: Hiking the Rim at Rio Grande Gorge

Taos for Fall Break


Yep, we made it back to the Land of Enchantment for Fall Break. Care on joining us as we make our way around town (and the state)? . . . → Read More: Taos for Fall Break

Bohemian Rhapsody


We found a great new hangout in the East Village in Tulsa with great pies, great appetizers and great cocktails! Please come along for a tour. . . . → Read More: Bohemian Rhapsody

Peppered-Cherry Vinaigrette


I hope the hyphenated adjective above describes this recipe a bit better.  I felt totally inadequate with my Cherry-Pepper Jelly and I know that I led some readers astray thinking that I had made a preserve with cherry peppers (instead of jalapenos and dried cherries).

Anywhoo, I wanted to be a little clearer with the . . . → Read More: Peppered-Cherry Vinaigrette

Park in the Pearl

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Join me as we explored the new food truck court in Tulsa. The Park on Pearl opened this past weekend and will be open every Tuesday-Sunday for lunch and dinner. . . . → Read More: Park in the Pearl

O Canada

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After 35 years, we make a trek back to Alberta to visit old friends. . . . → Read More: O Canada

Woody Turns Two

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…or a night with Sam Baker. The Woody Guthrie Center’s 2nd anniversary celebration brought a great line-up of musicians and we got to see (and meet) Sam Baker!!!!! . . . → Read More: Woody Turns Two

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls

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