This Is Me

Self-portrait. Sunday. March 7, 2021. My birthday. This is me, too. An old resume–a direct mail brochure. It got me my first job at Hearst Magazines. My cousin, Donna, sent it back to me as a way to wish me Happy Birthday. Read her comment: This is the front, the mail side. Check out theContinue reading “This Is Me”

Sunset and Pizza

On Friday Susan and I watched a beautiful sunset in our backyard and while we watched a beautiful and delicious pizza cooked in the oven. I make a pizza almost once every week. The dough recipe is from Mark Bittman. I have made hundreds, all a little different: eggplant, calamari, meatballs, asparagus, corn, jalapeno peppers,Continue reading “Sunset and Pizza”

Date Meatballs with Orange Mint Yogurt Sauce

I have made these a few times and they deserve to be made more often. The first time I followed the recipe below and they were delicious. I made them again with ground beef instead of turkey and used sour cream as I didn’t have any yogurt; not as perfect but still delicious, particularly withContinue reading “Date Meatballs with Orange Mint Yogurt Sauce”

What Would Jesus Do?

That’s what Sister Helen asked. Susan and I were watching a documentary called “Sister.” SISTER is a one-hour documentary highlighting the work of death penalty abolitionist Sister Helen Prejean. The film examines the life and influences of Sister Helen and delves into the evolving role of Catholic nuns in America. This poignant piece follows SisterContinue reading “What Would Jesus Do?”

welcome to march

Listen To The Lion. Are you familiar with this song? Listen: Reading from Wikipedia: “Listen to the Lion” has been said to rank amongst Morrison’s greatest work. “During the 11-minute voyage, he sings, shouts, improvises lines, delays and omits them, until he symbolically re-creates the sound of an unleashed lion within himself. It remains aContinue reading “welcome to march”