I used to be the New York Italian Food Examiner for Examiner.com. When I write “used to be”, I mean used to be. Once, mid-way through my recent recovery (which was far too long, by the way), I checked into … Continue reading

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Ah, Yes! I had quite the Christmas! One of my favorite authors, Jameson Parker, wrote a long, detail-oriented (and, of course, beautifully written) piece a couple of years ago titled Fistfuls of Balloons! about his near-death horse riding accident in … Continue reading

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Sunday Pasta! This is a true story.  (Don’t you love it when there is a great story behind a great pasta dish?) First, let me start by saying this is my maternal grandmother’s recipe, and, well, I’ve written enough about … Continue reading

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I always dread this day.  I dread this day, yet it is so very important that we remember. God sent us all some help yesterday.  Remember the pictures I posted then of the rainbow that shown in Long Island City? … Continue reading

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There was a wedding in Connecticut last Saturday. There is joy, and then there is JOY! This is what JOY looks like: Ken and Trey.  Married.  20 years together, and at long last they are happily, LEGALLY married!  By a … Continue reading

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I’ve been crazy busy today, and was just getting ready to post something short and humorous that I had seen a while ago on Facebook (just for the sake of posting something), when I logged on to Facebook to call … Continue reading

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