Monthly Archives: June 2007

Something new

My aunt sent me a book of philosophical quotes and questions. The first page I opened to asked: “When was the last time you did something for the first time?” I got very excited because it was Thursday and my … Continue reading

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Pasta Moon

So, as we were checking out of the hotel on Saturday, the manager asked us where we ate the previous night. “Pasta Moon,” we told him. “Mmmmm” “Good choice,” he said, and then told us this story: There were some … Continue reading

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Nilda’s lasagna

Cris and I celebrated our 9th anniversary and our birthdays last weekend by spending a couple of days in Half Moon Bay. If you’re not familiar with it, it’s a lovely little coastal town near San Francisco. We at a … Continue reading

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Get this…

So, my trainer’s wife was in MC Hammer’s “U Can’t Touch This” video.

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Hmmm… not so much

“Cheers!” exclaims 3-year-old Jake as he holds his cup of juice high in the air over lunch. And it was a day to celebrate… His mom, Debbie, had invited over a new friend and her son for lunch and playtime. … Continue reading

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Cartoon character analysis

(Originally posted June 2007) Way, way back in the early ’90s, my brother, sister and I were having dinner with my friend Doug. We were discussing which cartoons and characters we liked when we were kids. What/who we all liked … Continue reading

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Spicy mangoes — one woman’s addiction

OK, so this isn’t so much a story as it is a vignette about the power of food. Yesterday I got the following email from my friend Patty: “Hello…my name is Patty and I am addicted to spicy mangoes. I¬†went … Continue reading

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