Hey all, i just wanted to let you know I started a new page, called Poets’ Island, in keeping with my tropical blog theme. This is a place where anyone can share a poem, inspirational thought, or idea. Just click … Continue reading Poets’ Island/Share Your Thoughts
Originally posted on grapefriend:
i’m dark. but not from chile. This is a very exciting edition of “stars – they’re just like wine!” because it stemmed from a request! I had to do the reverse, where I wasn’t thinking of what star was like a wine but what wine was like a star – in this case, Ryan Gosling. I’m actually not obsessed with him the way many girls are, so this is completely unbiased and swoon-less and will not be about a grape I just have crazy stupid love for. But on with the festivities. Ryan Gosling is just… Continue reading ryan gosling – he’s just like wine!
Welcome to the Cajun Village. Located in Sorrento, LA, this little tourist stop is an often overlooked treasure. I have been here off and on over the years and thought I had seen everything. That is, until my good friend … Continue reading Pottery Class and Wildlife at the Cajun Village
A little love goes a long way… Continue reading Happy Ending
There are places I remember…..and faces. The faces of friends and acquaintances who made life beautiful-lifting me up on bad days and bringing magnificence to the good ones. We have been gone from Costa Rica for over half a year … Continue reading Faces….
I live in the South. One thing we do here is grow fig trees. The population could easily be as divided on love of this fruit as it is on fresh tomatoes. One either loves or could care less about … Continue reading Summer of the Fig
As I strolled through the yard this evening, checking the garden, gathering figs and watching the sun sink low, my happy little trumpets were sounding their evening call to end the day. When I took a second look, I noticed … Continue reading Evening Trumpet
Life abundant.. Anyone who knows me well can tell you I am intrigued by living things, both the magnificent and the seemingly mundane. While in Costa Rica, the magnificent found its way to my front door, fairly knocking it down … Continue reading Drama in the Garden
Originally posted on Bunny Kitchen:
You may have grown up, like me, viewing cabbage only as a side vegetable. Whether it be an accompaniment to a vegetarian sausage or a roast chicken ( 😦 ) – it was just that, an accompaniment. Luckily for me, I had this fascination with food, ingredients and recipes that led me to find much inspiration outside of the traditional ‘protein and two veg’ attitude to food which is still the most common make up of a dinner plate. Food writers such as Nigel Slater and Jane Noraika introduced me to the idea of unlikely stars… Continue reading Creamed Cabbage Spaghetti
He looks a mess doesn’t he? All I noticed when I first spotted this tiny creature on the bricks of our wall was a lizard that had odd coloring, a sort of grayish marbling n top of the darker base. … Continue reading Emerging