Monthly Archives: August 2015

An Explosion of Eggplants

Most days for lunch, I make a Mediterranean sandwich in a dinner roll which includes baba ghanoush, olive tapenade, arugula, basil, balsamic and olive oil, and a roasted tomato.  I make my own baba ghanoush and it’s a delight to pick eggplants … Continue reading


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August 2015 First Friday Breakfast with an Author

On the first Friday of August 2015, we are having breakfast with Mystery Author Gayle Carline. Gayle began life as a software engineer until she chewed her way out of the cubicle to become a storyteller. In addition to writing a humor column for her … Continue reading

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Bone Boxes and Ghosts at the Gate

In my recent Viking river cruise on the Danube, we visited the charming Durnstein. Our program director recommended seeing the bone box in the graveyard. Impossible to miss it, we were told. On our first attempt to find the cemetery, we … Continue reading

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