Thursday, April 16, 2015


Cake topper that was on my mother and father's cake. It has now been redone and passed on into the family.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

LOVE my Nespresso Vertuoline!
The best espresso I have ever had. It makes an excellent espresso every time. It also steams and foams the milk to perfection. : )

Monday, March 30, 2015

An early afternoon doodle. Some free form drawing seems to free up my creative energy

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Low calorie rice

Here is a recipe to cook rice to reduce calories and high glycemic content.
I have not tried it yet, but will do so soon.

1/2 cup white rice (dont know how this would work with brown rice)
1 teaspoon coconut oil
1 1/2 cup water

Put rice, oil and water in pot and bring to boil.
Turn down to simmer and simmer for 40 minutes.
Take pot off heat and let come to room temperature.
Put pot with rice in it in the refrigerator over night.
reheat and eat ; )

Beautiful Red Umbrellas

Friday, February 27, 2015

Outerspace or Cyberspace or Cyberpunk Baby?
This little creature was perched on a rock. I could not
resist taking his picture.
I think he is a Cyberpunk Baby.

Friday, February 13, 2015

This is an extremely tall palm tree that is blocking the blazing sun. Is very warm today by the beach I'm sitting on my deck having a cup of coffee and reading Ripley's Game which is an amazing book by the way. The whole Ripley's series is very good. Patricia Highsmith was a very unique writer. & I think a very underrated writer. Most people don't know who she is. She seemed to have died alone in Switzerland in obscurity. My other favorite book by Highsmith is called price of salt. I don't know what it is about her writing that just mesmerizes me.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The beautiful little painted ladies of Capitola by the sea