Danger Salad

  We had a wee bit of a scare last week when Jerry went in for his clot check (a monthly routine ever since the incident last fall). His International Normalized Ratio (INR) was way down, meaning his blood was clotting way too quickly. I’m the culprit. I’ve been feeding him too many leafy greens, […]

Harvest Weekend

I spent Labor Day weekend in the kitchen. I went home to see the husband—as well as the peaches, tomatoes, grapes, eggplants, peppers, arugula, chard and basil. A quick trip, in all respects. I caught a bus, I boarded a plane (cool thing about Colorado: the RTD, which, with my faculty pass, allowed me a […]

Easy Mashed

I haven’t had time to cook lately. I haven’t had time for anything, aside from ceaseless house projects. Every bit of digging unveils another distressing issue. E.g., a substantial pile of mouse droppings behind the old kitchen cabinets—not desirable in the state where hantavirus first surfaced in 1993 (incidentally, I had a reporting internship at […]