I have been hugging a bag of frozen peas for a week now. Why you ask? To ease the pain of a small but badly placed cyst. The cold is supposed to numb the pain…until it either explodes or gets syphoned…which ever comes first. I have an appointment for a sonogram a week from now. […]
Spring is in the air.A few flowers are popping up in the garden…strangely they are all blue.
I attended an unusual concert tonight.The composer was Sergei Rachmaninov, a famous Russian composer who died in 1943 and who is famous for his piano concero no 2. Because “The Vespers” is a Russian orthodox religious piece, there could not be musical instruments, only voices. This particular choir was composed of over 100 singers who […]
Happiness is finding a brand new pair of sandals in a box on the top shelf of the closet with the “50% off” label still stuck to the soles. I must have bought them at an end of season sale, too late to wear them and then totally forgot about them. All I need now […]
I also recieved a beautiful box made out of white marble. The same marble used to build the Taj Mahal. It is inlaid with semi precious stones such as Lapis Lazuli , Turquoise and Mother of Pearl, to form lovely flower patterns. There are 712 tiny pieces on this box which is approximately 4 by […]
I was given a box of Indian sweets. They are the prettiest display of food I have ever seen! The box cover was decorated with a picture of a strange creature with the head of an elephant on top of a human body. He is Ganesh, a very popular deity in India. Legend has it […]
For dessert, I made little meringue baskets, glued the handles with melted chocolate, filled them with whipped cream and strawberries dipped in orange liqueur.
Guess who runs the office?
04/04/04… Once a year we get a date like that…. It would be cool to have that as a birth date…. I went to see “The girl with the pearl earring”. Someone said it is like watching paint dry, I say it is like looking at a photo album or, even more, an art book. […]