Spring Surprises

Earlier this week although it was still February, I declared it Spring. I had my first whiff of blooming mountain laurels; I’ve seen pictures of bluebonnets on Facebook; the lemon tree is in full bloom; and we’ve been walking in shorts and t-shirts for three weeks. Why we’ve even been sleeping with the door open…

What a smorgasbord!

You know I’m from the South where food is – well, what can I say? Food is important, I mean really important. Now imagine this – a plump pot roast slathered in brown gravy flavored by a baseball-size Vidalia onion; fork tender potatoes and carrots; fresh snap beans turned olive green from two-hour’s cooking in…