You know I’m a former Seattle girl, yes? And while I’m now an Indiana girl, I still miss the Pacific Northwest – the mountains, the food scene, friends and family who still live there and yes, even the weather . . . okay, only sometimes the weather – because when […]
Last July, The Professor and I were on a business trip to the Salt Lake City area that also allowed us to visit family; we’re always looking for inexpensive ways to entertain ourselves and we discovered Salt Lake City has a gorgeous library where you can get lost for hours […]
Smith Bites will celebrate its 5-year anniversary in 2014 – and as I sit here this Sunday morning, snow coming down in big, fat, heavy, beautiful flakes – I am somewhat gobsmacked that nearly 5 years have passed. Completely gobsmacked.
The two-story white farm house is tucked away at the end of a winding gravel road; deer and other wildlife share the land with a couple of dogs and a few other homes along that road but here, life is tranquil and meditative. The front end of two old rusted […]
The Professor and I were quite excited to see this little visitor to our gardens this week – a honeybee! When we first moved out to the country, honeybees were a common sighting; but after the first couple of years, they all disappeared and it’s a rare occurance indeed to […]
Some of the people The Professor and I have enjoyed getting to know this past week . . .
The Professor and I are headed to St. Louis today to attend the funeral of a very dear friend we lost last month; I’m going to write a bit more about Mary Gayle later, but suffice it to say that she was a bright, bright light in a sometimes very […]
We hope wherever you are, you have the opportunity to pause for a moment and celebrate this day. And remember: always love with reckless abandon, dance in your underwear – and laugh often – especially at your own self . . . here’s to second cups of coffee ~ Thanks […]
We finally received a decent amount of snow here in the Midwest – nearly a foot out in the country where we live and more is on the way. We’re also puppy-sitting for this little cutie – she’s the last of the litter and is working her way into our […]
It’s been a while since I’ve done a 52 Sundays post and I have to say I’ve missed it; these posts were a way to share some of our lives with you that aren’t always about food.
The Professor and I love visiting the West Coast and it’s not until I’m actually there breathing salty water, watching the boats bob about and hearing the screech of the seagulls that I realize how much I miss it.