• Food
  • Memories and Oatmeal

    My husband was taking care of his parents when we got married and we had many fond memories of that time.  His father had a heart condition and was on a low-salt, mostly fish diet.  His mother was diabetic and allergic to seafood.  My husband usually prepared two different meals for them.  The only time […]

  • Inspiration
  • Rent: A Standing Ovation

    My husband and I watched Rent at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts last Friday.  It got a standing ovation from most of the audience – me included.  I usually like watching plays with beautiful stage designs and elaborate costumes like Phantom of the Opera, Wicked or Les Miserable.  Rent’s stage had a very grungy […]

  • Food
  • Juicing for the Holidays

    The holidays comes with an unhealthy dose of overindulgence, which leads to those new year resolutions. The crowded shops, frequent gatherings, and the cool weather tend to spread colds, coughs and flu to innocent merrymakers. I had a bad winter last year and must have caught every cold virus available!  My husband and I decided […]

  • Love
  • Thanksgiving

    It is Thanksgiving weekend here in chilly Southern California.  I wanted to pause for a moment to reflect on what I am thankful for everyday. For God My constant Provider gives me everything I need.  He shields me from trials that I cannot bear.  He carries me through the tough times.  My wise Guide leads […]

  • Love
  • Being Young Together

    A lot of friends say we have it easy because we have no kids to raise.  When we first got married, we were taking care of my husband’s aging parents who were always in the hospital with one ailment or another.  When they passed away and with my parents in another continent – we became […]