celebrating the happies

Posted by on Jan 14, 2013 in A Passing Glimpse, dog, food, life | No Comments

My new $8 thrift store Cuisinart mini food processor is helping out with Taco Night. And if that weren’t beautiful enough, Zero’s had two and a half consecutive days of new pup housebreaking success. He’s the happiest puppy in the world. Life is beyond good and winning is just winning. Pass the salsa… we’re celebrating.

surviving the silence

While my wife vacationed in Cancun with her parents this past week, I spent a great deal of time with my thoughts and myself. I’ve changed a lot since I was a younger man. Then again, I haven’t changed much at all. My wild and frenzied week of being home alone looked vaguely similar to this. I […]

eclectic breakfast

I treated myself to a few of the things that I love most this morning – music and cooking. As a result, my Saturday morning looked a little like this. Scrambled eggs with tabbouleh and feta folded in and sprinkled with parmesan; crispy turkey bacon; toasted oatmeal bread topped with a friend’s delicious homemade lavender […]

days of color

Posted by on Jan 22, 2012 in 25mm, A Passing Glimpse, food, olympus epl-1, zuiko | No Comments

With snow leaving traces of white on our roof and winter painting the afternoon gray, my kitchen was filled with color this afternoon.

pre-game warm up

In preparation for the weekend playoff games, I spent some quality time in the kitchen today for a little pre-game warm up. My homemade chili and skillet baked salsa cheddar cornbread are ready and waiting for the coin toss. The afternoon cooking soundtrack had a number of LP fare on the menu from southern rock […]

still on holiday

Posted by on Dec 29, 2011 in 25mm, A Passing Glimpse, cat, dog, food, olympus epl-1, pet, zuiko | No Comments

I’m a lucky guy who has some of the greatest pets known to man, at least to this man. Ask another man and I’m sure there’d a be debate. Still on holiday vacation, I decided to treat the critters and I to fried ham and eggs for breakfast this morning. Everyone was more than pleased. […]