It's the last full week of summer vacation for school kids, parents, and teachers. And the beginning of what is often the best month of the year in the Northwest. […]
Some summer, huh? Hottest on record in the 'Couve not because of daytime temps but the heat at night. Maybe some cooler temps this week but...
So, just in case the […]
It's a bit harder this morning to get my head into a recipe for a romantic meal when it's warm—I'm at the coast where the heat wave will be 68 […]
It's almost the end of July already. How's your summer been? Busy? No time to spend with your favorite person? That's not good, is it? Because if ever a season […]
One of my favorite summer treats is cold soup. I have recipes for fruit soup, cold potato and leek soup (vichyssoise), cucumber and lime soup, gazpacho. I love them all. […]
Of course it's hot. What do we expect? It's summer. And summer brings heat.
It also brings memories of all those warm July and August evenings driving around in convertibles. Going […]
Through the wonders of Facebook and YouTube I've recently seen an image of an old boyfriend. He looks different (duh). Decades have passed since I've seen him so it is […]
It would have been nicer if summer came on gradually but... Instead it hit with a heat hammer that hasn't let up much. So, the romantic in me has to […]
There's a famous song of that title that says when the temperature gets too high, the impulse for romance goes way down. So here we are in what is an […]