I love cooking and recently learnt how to make a very special sweet treat. The recipe was very simple but at the heart of the the treat was the sugar syrup. If not made properly it would make or break the sweet the recipe stated. The sugar syrup was the core around which the entire … Continue reading Sugar Syrup
Sending Positive vibes ..
In my golden years, I try to keep my brain and memory sharp. I have collected various techniques over time such as writing with your left hand, trying to remember grocery lists with mnemonics, trying to learn piano, not using the GPS to navigate, train Cherry 🙂 etc. A common denominator is that they are … Continue reading Practice what I preach
I was sitting under the Oak Tree shooting the breeze when a small birdie landed at my feet. It started pecking at the grains of rice that were scattered on the ground. I wondered ... the tiny grain of rice was tiny for me, but was probably the bird's quarter, half or full meal. A … Continue reading Perceptions
I was doing some yard work today and had leashed Cherry outdoors. She was barking non-stop, so I had to stop what I was doing and went to look at her. She had made her way down the steps, twisted her leash around a bush, and wanted to be freed. I looked at her like … Continue reading Err on the side of mercy
My spatial skills need some work. I often get lost while driving and did so today, as usual (eye roll). I entered the address on the GPS in my car, but took the wrong exit. I went through strange neighborhoods, valleys, rivers... The GPS lady Martha kept asking me to turn right or left or … Continue reading Circle – He man
On a recent visit to *Lisboa (Portugal), we took a trip to the outskirts of the town to see some magnificent castles. During one such tour, the guide pointed out to a moat that had been built to keep the castle safe from enemies. It used to be full of crocodiles that would tear apart … Continue reading Of moats and crocodiles