Perfectly Timed Vacation

You know, as I sit leisurely on the lanai for our tenth straight day,  I am trying to think of the word/words to describe when a planned vacation just so happens to fall during record-setting Frigid cold temperatures and snow back home.  Joy?  Happiness?  Lucky?  Blessed?  Relief?  Pure and absolute pleasure?  A sense of perfection?   How …

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What If I Could Have Made a Small Difference and Chose Not To?

Life can be complicated no matter who you are--age, gender, race, culture, religion, geographical location, etc.  In fact, you can't expect to go through this world of ours without your fair share of challenges in amongst those moments of clarity and elation; the ones we all aspire to achieve, hopefully more than once or twice. …

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Haleakala Lava Cake

This chocolatey, flourless lava cake at Duke's Beach House in Maui is simply delectable.  We know....we devoured it!  Served warm with caramelized pineapple and créme anglaise sauce, technique and timing is Critical when it comes to eating it.  Timing maybe, but technique you question?   Yes!!  In order to get all of the ooey-gooey ingredients in every bite (an …

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“Signs, Signs, Everywhere Signs”

The Five Man Electrical Band is famous for the familiar tune, Signs.  Admittedly, I can't say that I know much about the lyrics themselves or their meaning, so I can't say if the song fits rightfully into this post or not, but certainly the quoted line in my title does. As we presently vacation on the …

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