Category Archives: Crazy Random Thoughts

Things that don’t fit into my usual categories.

Hatch Chile Wheat French Bread

I am a fan of Hatch chiles. If you don’t know, they are chiles from Hatch, NM. And it happens that Fresh Market has the little cans of them on sale 3 for $5. I now have 8…wait, 6 cans … Continue reading

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Reading and Writing in 2018/2019

So 2018 is over and 2019 is upon us. I’m not planning this blog to be a weepy missive on current events or personal events of 2018 and planning for the brightness of 2019. Instead, I’m on a path to … Continue reading

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Twas the night….

So here it is. Christmas eve 2018. And the spirit is still…well…not exactly here. But, I do want to say how much friends-that-have-become-family -because-my-family-is-small mean to me. I do have some awesome cousins…they are wonderful and they mean the world … Continue reading

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A Little Bit Of Cheer

I wanted to write about this because it made a huge difference to my mood around the holiday this year. My faithful readers know that I kinda hate the Christmas holidays. Have I mentioned that occasionally? Well, it’s a little … Continue reading

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Bread(stick) is Life

So, in my continual quest to be able to bake any kind of bread, I tried bread sticks tonight. Kinda a traditional type of bread recipe, so nothing wild and crazy there. I originally had planned to make them with … Continue reading

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Holidays and all that cr@p

Yeah. If you’ve been reading my blogs for a while, you know that this time of the year makes me a little more than anxious and I would give just about anything to press the “fast-forward” button on December. Don’t … Continue reading

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Something Crazy’s Goin On

I haven’t blogged generically in a while. Sorry for those of you who actually READ my shit. Since it’s been a while, I’ll go with updating you on what the heck has been going on in my life. Some of … Continue reading

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Veggie Chili for Bud and Mike

I had a request for a vegetarian chili recipe I made back in 2004 or 2005. I am not that good…and when I cook (as opposed to bake) I don’t need no stinkin recipe. But for Bud and Mike, I … Continue reading

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Another excerpt

I thought I would share one of the very “Mary moments” in the book. This is pretty much how I would react if I ran into like….geez, I guess like (I’m having problems thinking of a rock star I haven’t … Continue reading

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Mary History 101

Actually, probably this is more of Mary History 401…advanced history. But I’m thinking about it and I might as well write it down. Quick catch up. I moved to California in 1987 (with a dear friend, Charlene…who still lives there … Continue reading

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