June 5, 2011
Green or red. Tender or crisp. Mild or bitter. Leaf or head. Smooth or crinkly. Mix or match. Lettuce is so much more than iceberg. Don't get me wrong, iceberg has its place. It can sometimes save a sandwich. But iceberg all the time is boring. I am in favor of imagination and variety, when it comes to lettuce -- as well as a few other things I can think of.
February 20, 2011
The Pushcart Players will present the musical tribute “Let Freedom Ring: America at the Beginning” as part of Saint Mary’s University’s Page Series Thursday, March 3.
The robust musical review that celebrates our nation’s birth and development will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Page Theatre, located in the Performance Center.
September 24, 2010
The days are getting shorter, the rain keeps coming, my car guy says I need a new set of tires before winter and my yard is crying out for attention. I took care of myself yesterday by making cream of winter squash soup. I feel better already. You might consider making a habit of always having some winter squash on hand from at least October through March. First, the many varieties are quite beautiful to look at before they are cooked. ...
September 22, 2010
International violinist Tien-Hsin Wu and pianist Jiayi Shi play a free concert in Figliulo Recital Hall at SMU's performing arts center.
Saint Mary’s University will host a free recital featuring violinist Tien-Hsin “Cindy” Wu and pianist Jiayi Shi at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, in Figliulo Recital Hall located in the SMU Performance Center.
September 14, 2010
Trade screen time for sky time--learn how to truly see something that is always there
Doesn’t everybody know how to look at the sky? It seems obvious.
Yes, but a little thought is in order so you can get the most enjoyment out of this surprisingly uncommon experience.
Why don’t more people observe the sky?
June 26, 2010
I could write a lot about rice, but I'm going to try to keep this short and sweet. I just finished making 210 shortcakes for the strawberry social tomorrow and I am pooped. Have to pick up the whipping cream at 6:45 a.m. tomorrow morning too. The berries are all washed, cut up, sugared and stored in freezer bags. (Thanks again Fred and Naomi)
Now where were we: Oh yes - rice.
January 31, 2010
Look around you and count the number of electronic devices you see. If you're like most people, you can probably see a laptop, television, DVD player, ipod or a cell phone at the very least.