Birthdays, butterflies and beautiful places

Birthdays, butterflies and beautiful places

Today, my daughter Katherine celebrates her birthday and, though I’ve written about her before, I believe the beautiful butterfly that is emerging from her COVID-mandated cocoon deserves a special post. Katherine lives in LA, which has been locked down for almost exactly a year. Everything that drew Katherine and her friends to that city – [...]

The kids are kickin’ some keister in their quarantine kitchens

The kids are kickin’ some keister in their quarantine kitchens

From their teeny, tiny kitchens across the country, my adult kids are kickin' some keister in their kitchens. It has been amusing, amazing, heart mending and mouth watering to see. They are whipping up fluffy biscuits, deep friend chicken with homemade aioli, thin and crispy scallion pancakes, hand-patted tortillas, homemade mole, pulled chicken, pineapple cookies, [...]