5 Things: Cooking With Orwell Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the bride and groom whose day was saved by the kindness of strangers. Although, seriously, the Isle of Skye is so beautiful that it would be worth getting married there in whatever you were wearing! Well, even if your luggage was lost and you weren’tContinue reading “5 Things: Cooking With Orwell Edition”

5 Things: Carb Odyssey Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the beer drinkers who discovered that ale in moderation does have health benefits much like red wine. Breweries everywhere are celebrating… probably! Well, even if beer isn’t your thing (it’s not mine, either, frankly), there’s no need to worry. It’s Friday, friends! You know thatContinue reading “5 Things: Carb Odyssey Edition”

5 Things: Million Dollar Work Week Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like all the coffee distributors and fans who heard yet another reason why it’s a good idea to drink coffee. I know, I know, there aren’t as many benefits from drinking tea. Sigh. Maybe it’s time to try it, again? Well, even if you aren’t allContinue reading “5 Things: Million Dollar Work Week Edition”

5 Things: Starry Frisson Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the owner of a certain letter by Frank Sinatra who brought it to Antique Roadshow. Talk about good news! Well, even if your collection is far from Antique Roadshow-worthy, it is Friday, my friends! You know that means it’s time to find a quiet spotContinue reading “5 Things: Starry Frisson Edition”

No “5 Things” this week

Happy Friday and Happy Long Weekend in the US! Due to conflicting demands this week, there will be no “5 Things” this week. However, I want to ask you all to pray for the community of Uvalde, Texas and for our brothers and sisters in Ukraine who deal with horrors daily. I also want toContinue reading “No “5 Things” this week”

5 Things: Swan Song Pasta Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the proprietors of a UK pub that got to keep its name. Even more amusing, they received a framed apology. It’s good that the publishers of Vogue Magazine recognize seniority and that the pub owners have such a good sense of humor! Could you imagineContinue reading “5 Things: Swan Song Pasta Edition”

5 Things: Spring Pawpaw Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all spoiled your mothers and motherly folks as they deserved. Well, even if your week started like the gentleman who got an abbreviated seminar on how to land a plane while he was supposed to be landing, it is Friday, friends. You know that means it’s time to kick back withContinue reading “5 Things: Spring Pawpaw Edition”

5 Things: Promised Mom Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you had a great week like a delightful certain someone who got to grandma and grandpa’s house. What a cutie and so smart! Wouldn’t you agree? Well, even if your week was nowhere near as delightful and you forgot that Sunday is Mother’s Day in the US (hint, hint), it is Friday,Continue reading “5 Things: Promised Mom Edition”

5 Things: Moon Mayor Mac Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all have a great week like the 11 Ukrainian refugees who were given a surprising place to stay. A lovely gesture! Hopefully, also a bit of a comfort to the displaced people while they’re away from home. Well, even if your week didn’t go quite as planned, it is Friday, myContinue reading “5 Things: Moon Mayor Mac Edition”

5 Things: Tolkien Rice Guy Edition

Happy Friday! Hope that you all had a great week like the scientists from the University of Michigan who successfully shrunk liver tumors with sound waves. No doubt they are enjoying a major sense of accomplishment right now and could help many people in the future. Well, even if your greatest accomplishment this week wasContinue reading “5 Things: Tolkien Rice Guy Edition”