An Experiment in the Oven It’s is in the oven. An experiment. I put it in 5 minutes ago and I wonder what will it turn out to be…a hit or a miss. I’ve made both. You would think I might take a hiatus from creating recipes for a time but on my counter today, […]
It Was Great! It was great! Absolutely fantastic actually. As I mentioned in my last post, I took the rest of the day off from work on Book Three, and went to see Sir Elton John perform on his epic farewell tour–over 300 concerts around the world between 2018 and 2021. I can’t imagine how […]
Seven Days Seven Recipes The days are going by quickly now. Just seven before I wing my way to Ireland. A year ago I felt a strong pull to travel there. I guess you could call it a pilgrimage of sorts, and truthfully I’m not sure of the reason why I am going. I have […]
Steak and Potato Pie Recipe I’m still in the Celtic state of mind, and will be for sometime, as in less than a month, I will flying to the land of my adoptive ancestors birth. Ireland is from where my dad’s grandparents immigrated, and with names like O’Leary, Reilly, and Reardon, on the extended family […]
First Comes Bach “First comes Bach. Then comes Bach. Then for a long time, comes nobody. Then comes Bach.” That’s what my teacher once said to me. I love Bach, and have played his Sinfonias and Inventions, Preludes and Fugues, Partitas, French Suites, English Suites, and Goldberg Variations for decades. When chancing upon a 1 […]
House Concert For many years I was a professional musician. I will always be a musician. I don’t think one’s mother tongue is something that leaves you ever and music is mine. I played before I spoke, and read music before I read English. My mom, a pianist, told me that the talent she saw in me […]
Celebrate What’s Right with the World Life is returning to a pace that feels right. I’m home now at Pie Cottage with Greta. We wake in the morning to the joy of another day. A cup of tea, or lately it’s been homemade chai. Rekindling the wood stove. Rekindling me.