Dia de los Muertos Ofrenda… no Offend-a

Reposted from October 2018... Now when it comes to talking about Dia de los Muertos... as a white, middle aged, blond haired, green eyed guera, I consider myself no entitled-ass expert over here or anything. But know this- while I am not Mexican by birth I married one, we're raising three, AND I made alters …

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One Quick Sprint to the Grave From Here on Out… Good Thing I Love Cemeteries!

It's been a busy August! So many things to catch up on! The garden, as one recent visitor pointed out, "Isn't really blog worthy" and so I will spare you. But just for the record since that comment was made- all the dead zinnias, all but one of the tomatoes, the eggplants, the sunflowers, and a …

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Business Travel: Occasional Distractions from Melancholy

It sounds cool: traveling for work. I promise I am WELL aware of that. And that the following will sound so entitled- but traveling the country for work sucks. Big ones. I travel to Portland. Indianapolis. Denver. Salt Lake City. Dallas. Pittsburg. I have to travel to Canada regularly too. Know what I get to …

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