Category Archive: Potpourri

Soup season

It’s fall y’all…and that means it’s soup season here in the Pacific Northwest! I’ve been experimenting with some recipes that have limited inflammatory ingredients. One recipe that has become a favorite is PALEO… Continue reading

Notre-Dame de Paris

…I honestly have no idea how many times I have seen that beautiful cathedral at this point as it was not just a tourist destination, but it was part of the backdrop of living in and around Paris—a living backdrop with stories all her own…

The Perfect Gift

One of the things that delights my soul is to give that perfect gift. I don’t always get it right, but when I do, it’s so much fun. It flows from my gifts… Continue reading

Thanksgiving, more than a day

Every November I embark on an intentional moment of thankfulness each day. I post it on Facebook to keep myself accountable to the daily practice. I want to be someone who gives thanks… Continue reading

It’s been a while…

An understatement in so many ways. I don’t even know how to catch up on the lapsed time for those that don’t know me in real life. Suffice it to say that I’ve… Continue reading

40 days to 40

Why are the birthdays with a zero so much more of a big deal than the ones without?! There is something about changing decades that makes you evaluate where you are and what… Continue reading

Baton Rouge Flooding: What can I do?

I got a familiar call today from a dear friend of mine who was the catalyst for me coming to Louisiana 11 years ago and working in relief and recovery post Katrina. He… Continue reading

Waffle Maker Magic

As a result of my recently upgraded kitchen, I have the counter space and storage space that I have only dreamt about for the past 6 years. Not only has this renewed my… Continue reading

They say it’s your birthday!

I’m going to be honest, this birthday has been a hard one to look forward to. Not because of the actual birthday, but because in triathlon rules you age up on January 1.… Continue reading

Bike Lanes are about safety 

If you live in Baton Rouge, you may have heard about the petition to remove the bike lanes on Glenmore by the residents who live there. I attended a public meeting last night… Continue reading