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The Darkness: no.2 – HOME (#BlogFlash2013)

Posted by on Mar 20, 2013 in #BlogFlash2013, Books, Poetry and Pros, Writing | 4 comments

Home is not where the heart is…

The Darkness - a flash fiction piece - sunshine and memoriesIt has been a long time since I thought of home. This week home is the high school cafeteria  in Janisville, WI. We have plenty of canned goods and the backup generator still has fuel to spare, at least for another couple of weeks. Our last place had finally been overtaken and with our spirit broken after the “brother” was lost, we had to move on.  The Darkness was infecting the beauty of everything around me and muddying up my memories.

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Man-Cold cured by Homemade Szechuan-Style Hot & Sour Soup

Posted by on Mar 22, 2012 in Cabin Cooking, Humor, Nerd Lovin', Poultry | 7 comments

How many of you out there have a man who has been sick? I mean really sick, you know dying?! Well I have one and the ManBeast is dying! Just ask him! At one point in time, he wanted me to bring a cot downstairs because had no energy to go sleep in the bed. His reasoning to not go upstairs? He did not want to get germs on the pillow cases. I wish I could have gotten a recording of it because it truly was horrific! Instead I dug through our cupboards and cookbooks and online and ended up piecing together this recipe.

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Snow Day at the Cabin with Alaskan Goulash and Arctic Angels

Posted by on Mar 7, 2012 in Alaska Living, Cabin Cooking, Crazy Derailment, Photos, Zombies | 9 comments

Today is a snow day here at the cabin! I love sitting and looking out the window seeing it fall! Thankfully I have big strong ManBeast who will shovel when he gets home because MY idea of clearing snow and as you will see.. the answer is a lot more fun than playing with a shovel.

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Family Favorites! Amanda Carol’s Slow Cooked Chili

Posted by on Feb 23, 2012 in Alaska Living, Cabin Cooking, Photos, Pork | 4 comments

Some days a bowl of slow cooked chili is just what the doctor orders…

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Tacoma and Gig Harbor.. my old stomping grounds in Washington… an old post revisited…

Posted by on Jun 15, 2011 in Cabin Commentary | 0 comments

Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapsing, captured in ...

Image via Wikipedia

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