Half full of it….

Today is important to me for two reasons, the first is that it is my Dad’s birthday. He would have been 98 years old, and there are days I struggle to remember the details, and other days the details are flood waters that run and rise washing over me with wild abandon. He was 56 […]

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October 28th, 2013 by dogl2324

Oh, honey.

In my codeine cough syrup induced haze with the LumineersĀ  singing my song of stubborn love the wadded up tissues are strewn around me. The cough drops tucked away safely hidden from my curious dogs as I am wrapped up in my favorite fleece blanket stolen from the south which I drag out from time […]

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October 23rd, 2013 by dogl2324

Sit.

The nights are beginning to fade into fall and daylight has hit the road by 7:00pm lately. Lounging in the backyard with the dogs is where I spent the remaining hour of lightness after getting home from work tonight. A pocketful of treats as I stared into the chocolate drop eyes of Tristan standing in […]

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October 15th, 2013 by dogl2324

In and Out.

This post was going to be titled “Do you want some whine to go with that cheese?” the punch line being NO, I want some cheese to go with my cheese! I miss cheese, I miss cheese more than meat by a long shot and dare I say….I miss cheese more than traditional cake. I […]

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October 13th, 2013 by dogl2324

brown basmati rice + roasted sweet potato + brussel sprouts + onion coconut cream (vegan)

Ingredients 2 large sweet potatoes (diced) 1 pound brussel sprouts (trimmed and cut in quarters) 3 tbs olive oil salt pepper 1 cup coconut cream 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/3 cup water 1 cup basmati brown rice (cooked according to directions on package) 1 small onion thinly sliced 2 tbs Earth Balance spread   In […]

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October 13th, 2013 by dogl2324

Punt return.

I walked the hill up to the football field on the south side of my small hometown which is tucked up against the lazy Ohio river just as the sun was beginning to sink, remembering the last time I set foot in this space was the day I graduated from high school. My college roommate, […]

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October 9th, 2013 by dogl2324

You win some, you lose some.

This post is delayed because I was watching the Cincinnati Reds come apart at the seams, not exactly how I thought things would end but such is life. As my dad would say, “there’s always next season”. I wanted to catch you up on the first two days of the vegan challenge. I have gotten […]

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October 2nd, 2013 by dogl2324