Monthly Archives: March 2013

Bumpy Road Less Traveled

I don’t know anyone who likes speed bumps.  We might all acknowledge that they’re useful in deterring reckless mph’s, but if no one was reckless, the rest of us wouldn’t have to endure the underside of our vehicles falling out.  Around here, … Continue reading

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Crayola Sky

The color of the sky is so vibrant here.  I remember Crayola’s cornflower crayon from the 64 count box.  That’s the color of early morning.  Pacific Blue is noon although Atlantic Blue would be more descriptive for this peninsula.  Later, … Continue reading

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You’ve Been Chopped

Four chefs, three judges, a basket of mystery ingredients, and 20-30 minutes on the clock.  Create the most awesome appetizer, entreé, and dessert using the basket ingredients and staples from the fridge and pantry and you win $10,000.  That’s the … Continue reading

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Thoughts Prompted by Easter

My thoughts haven’t just been about chocolate bunnies, although I plan to get a big one at the Monday 1/2 price sale.  Our resident brood of eight adorable ducklings dwindled to none as the days passed.  I just wanted to nuzzle their … Continue reading

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FroYo

More than a trend, more than a cult following, more even than a casual first date spot or high school hang-out, frozen yogurt shoppes are ubiquitous in soFlo.  With names like Tutti Frutti, Yo UR Way, Yogurtland, Pink Papaya, and … Continue reading

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Project Runway

My tv show addictions are few and intense, meaning if I miss the scheduled broadcast, I usually search for the online repeat to avoid withdrawal.  Tuesday is Parenthood (currently on hiatus) and Thursday is Project Runway (only 5 more designers … Continue reading

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half baked

The beach was our favorite.  T and I rented a cabana and felt like celebrities as we chatted at Pompano.  T oiled and burned while I did a slow bake.   Our Ben & Jerry’s that night was appropriately titled half … Continue reading

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Spring Break

The flocks of college students arrive to jam the beaches and bars, dance and romance, and do anything to stay away from a book. In southern Florida, the seasonal change is not climatic, it’s populaic! And here, the special pastel … Continue reading

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Festival of the Arts

Coral Springs is celebrating its 50th birthday and this weekend’s Festival is one of the signature community events. Being only a couple blocks away, my neighbor and I sauntered over to the many tents filled with artwork, craftwork, and the … Continue reading

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Fiscal Fast

Don’t spend any cash or credit for a week. That’s the concept of a fiscal fast. Pantry foods become creative entrees, gas gets conserved for travel musts, entertainment is active individual engagement like reading or walking, instead of “being entertained” … Continue reading

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