The Gambler’s Advice

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
hat woman

I’ve driven through Las Vegas, played a game or two- didn’t lose any money probably because I didn’t exactly gamble, so I guess I haven’t really experienced Vegas,…

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No Problems

Sunday, June 7, 2015
Nectar

 I grew up with plenty of adventure. Oftentimes I’d go hiking with my friends in thick forests, sometimes following a winding path to a river and at other…

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The “Cereal Syndrome”

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
shop

One of my favorite cereals is the classic Honey Bunches of Oats with almonds, but you’ll still find me standing in front of a barricade of cereals at…

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Right here, right now

Monday, September 22, 2014

Considering how expensive frames are, I decided to make one, which got me heading toward a library. After scanning through a whole shelf of books, I selected about…

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Get Art Smart

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

“I think too much when I paint, and I don’t enjoy that,” complains a retired artist at the Prescott Phippen Museum’s 35th Annual Western Art Show on Memorial…

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Watch and Witness

Thursday, July 10, 2014

I was flipping through a 2008 issue of “The Writer,” and I came across an article advising writers on ways to find new ideas and characters for their…

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Kitchen Connection

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Do you have a favorite kitchen knife? I do, and it’s elegant, slightly angular and very effective. In fact, my husband has one too. It’s massive, heavy and…

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Navajo country

Monday, February 17, 2014

The very earth at Monument Valley in northern Arizona felt sacred. Silence overwhelmed my being as I watched the early rays of the February sun reach the tallest…

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Sincerely Salad

Friday, January 24, 2014
salad

A bowl of salad sits on my table, and I’m not quite sure if its come out right. I’ve watched Tyler Florence or even Jamie Oliver dip their…

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Bougainvillea

Thursday, December 5, 2013

My husband and I often wondered about our very young Bougainvillea plant. “Is it dead or alive?” or “Does it need more water?” We could never figure it out…

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