Break bread (or nachos) with Chad Hudson tonight in Austin

Austin can’t fail with music or food . . . & when combined, they keep this community at peace. In South Austin for the past few Wednesdays, Chad Hudson has been promoting that kind of peace. There’s a little standing room if you’re around the area tonight when Chad rounds out his September dining combo. […]

Confessional Coconut Cookie Bars

Confession . . .  the kids and I are bumping it up a couple of octaves in the cookery today. An ingredient in the cookie bars we’re going to deliver to some hungry teenagers this evening:  one full dose of vocals from Freddie Mercury. How’s that for a secret element in the mixture?   Coconut […]

Frames of Falling Slowly

So here’s to “Falling Slowly” and a thanks to those who recognized this piece of work, the artists . . . and their message of hope. 

Falling Slowly

My husband just cranked up a YouTube clip in the cyber cafe and I’m falling in to the chorus with Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova as they perform “Falling Slowly.”  This cookery is a space to digest life’s ingredients.  It’s not glamorous, but as I load my dishwasher this evening, I’m relaxed because no one’s listening.  I’m […]