“Smart man does not love because it is advantageous, but because love is, in itself, happiness.” — Blaise Pascal
We don’t get much snow in Seattle. But when it snows – even just a little – it makes me excited and happy.
Did you know that Americans send more than 140 million Valentine’s Day greeting cards annually to their loved ones and friends?
Would you like to bring a little spring into your kitchen and life in the winter? Here is a healthy, green, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free soup that fits the bill and uses only a few ingredients.
Prayer by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: Lord, teach me the art of small steps! I do not ask for miracles or visions, but I ask for strength for everyday life.
When nature makes our winter garden decorations more spectacular!
The stillness of Christmas morning, the unexpected snow on the tree branches and on the ground, the crisp air, the sound of our steps in the snow, the quietness of Green Lake. The white wonder and magic of the snow making the holiday more festive. Merry Christmas!
I’ve had many successes and failures with bejgli. This traditional yeasted dough, filled with poppy seeds and ground walnuts, is very popular in many Central– and Eastern–European nations. The Hungarian Christmas is almost unimaginable without it.
Do you want a special and festive dinner? Roast a duck. Pineapple complements it beautifully both in terms of taste and visually.
Are you ready for a walk down memory lane? What were the images on Christmas cards more than 100 years ago?
Here is a formula for a long weekend: an island, a cabin, no computer, no internet, rain, wind, long walks on the beach, the sound of fire in the wood-burning stove, maybe a few films, and lots of reading. What do you think?