Author Archives: Donna




I was so tired last night I went to bed sans dinner. Instead, I offer you a photo of today’s lunch.

10 AM

Buying ingredients and prepping my ropa vieja


Give, Support, Volunteer


Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

My View Today

Depressing, I know.

Ok, I’m in

Thanks to Babs, Tiffany in Houston, Nerd Girl, and a host of others, I’m going to get my blogging back in gear (I hope).

Get it Right

In about a year, I’ve gained XX lbs. I blame the post wedding bliss and lack of wedding planning stress. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it. Right before the holidays I decided to get serious and was at least able to stop the uphill climb of the scale. But that didn’t do anything […]

This Old House

Our air conditioner is out. Again. Third time this summer. Well, technically it’s the first time for this A/C unit, the other unit was broken on two separate occasions this summer. By the time it’s all said and done, we’ll probably spend the cost of a brand new unit on repairs to these two. The […]

The CSA Grind

I’m a big fan of CSAs.  I like the idea of them — urban dwellers supporting small farms and getting a bounty of incredibly fresh fruits and vegetables in exchange.  After two years with my first CSA, it was time for a change.  Why you ask?  Well, I had a few several issues with the […]