“A rose by any other name”

Joyce was always my biggest cheerleader. Many years ago, she encouraged me to become a Master Gardener. The process was a great experience and I learned a lot. Joyce loved our garden. She was proud of my work, and I delighted in creating a beautiful space for us. In the past several weeks, I’ve spentContinue reading ““A rose by any other name””

RUTILO FLORES NEEDED HELP IN THE KITCHEN – HE IS NOT ALONE.

Contributing widower Rutilo Flores of Illinois tells us how, in his country, men never entered the kitchen.  It was as they say… the custom.  You can image the reservations a widower may have if they were suddendly expected to prepare a casserole or perhaps even an omelette for their children or a guest.  Someone, quick… pass me a beer andContinue reading “RUTILO FLORES NEEDED HELP IN THE KITCHEN – HE IS NOT ALONE.”