This Cat…

This is Artemis.  She is truly unique.  A uniquely goofy cat.  And a pain in the behind.

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Pesto Stuffed Pork Chops

20180924_200259It’s easy to get in a rut when it comes to preparing certain types of foods.  It’s not so easy figuring out a way to get out of said rut.  Sometimes I manage to make it happen.  Yay me!

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It’s a Numbers Game

20180920_134757I’m not really a superstitious person, but every so often I come across situations that just make me stop and wonder if there’s any significance to something that might otherwise just be a really big coincidence.

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Caryopteris x clandonensis “Dark Knight”

20180825_101038I have a lot of pictures of this plant, and for a good reason.  Starting in mid-summer into early fall it is enshrouded in a cloud of deep-blue flowers with a halo of pollinators all around.

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For the Love of Fruit

20180915_134125In all honesty, we could have just taken the plants back to the store.  The Old Man claimed it was all trickery, but really he wanted the fruit, too.

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20180913_203416I was nearly suckered as I was out in the garden taking some pictures.  But something about it made me take a closer look.  Something about those eyes…

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On the Importance of Grandmas

20180910_141748Now that I am an official member of the “Yiayia Club”, I feel free to speak with great authority on something that I have less than a week’s experience with.  Why not?

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Simple Roasted Peppers

20180826_193304Complex recipes have their place.  Holidays, special events, a personal challenge.  Not weeknight dinners.

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There’s a New Man in My Life

20180907_125203I’m a wee bit tired.  I’ve passed the 36 hour mark with about an hour of sleep.  However, I had the easy end of the deal this time.

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