Shopping List Tip

In the summer of 2011, we remodeled our kitchen. When we moved in in the late 90’s, it had the original 1970’s cabinetry, cracked tile countertops, some old appliances, and a peeling stained chunk of linoleum for flooring. With limited counter space and...

A Better Person

Josephine Thomas was my best friend’s grandmother. I spent a better part of my teens and early twenties in and around her house. She and her husband, Woody, became the surrogate grandparents I never had. Their home was always open and I was always welcome. Jo or...

10,000 Bad Drawings

We all have 10,000 bad drawings in us, the sooner we get them out the better. – Walt Stanchfield I came across this quote several weeks ago and it has stuck with me. I love to draw. I always have. However, I get out of the habit and then the fear of being bad takes...

Vegan vs. Plant Based

Recently, I’ve seen some vegan bashing on Facebook from “plant based” advocates. I think this happens in part because of the confusion of what the term vegan means. People often assume a vegan diet is healthy, but it doesn’t have to be. Plant...