The Scoop on the 2nd Annual Spiked by the Scoop

What a fabulous way to help out another great cause in Houston. The Homemade Hope Foundation is a local non-profit that benefits homeless and at-risk youth by providing opportunities for them in culinary arts and activities.   The event was sponsored by Yellow Rose Distilling on a not-too-humid-anymore September evening. This year’s sweet competition was held at the…

Forty-two . . .

Eleven days late . . . I always share a note on my birthday, but this time around, Time was definitely not my friend.  Time is magical.  Time never asks us to watch while performing its tricks.  It flies when we are belly-ache laughing, stands still when we’re waiting on that call, disappears when we’re…

My Father’s Garden

My father’s garden is full of life and his heart, full of passion. When my dad was laid off a few years ago, way too soon to retire in this society, I was afraid that it would be a challenge for him to keep busy and find fulfillment. I’m not sure why I felt I had anything…

The Good Life

Most of you know that I’ve been laid-off from Chevron a little over two months ago. . .  life has been a bit of a whirlwind since!  What they say about one door closing is true.  Sometimes it’s a tiny window that opens and you have to squeeze yourself through, but it’s totally worth trying.…