I Had a Wonderful Christmas and I Have Finally found the right touches to make this Roast Beef Dinner with Guest’s to plan ahead and make your side dishes earlier in the day

I Had a Wonderful Christmas and I Have Finally found the right touches to make this Roast Beef Dinner with Guest’s to plan ahead and make your side dishes earlier in the day

  I Had a Wonderful Christmas and I Have Finally found the right touches to make this Roast Beef Dinner with Guest’s to plan ahead and make your side dishes earlier in the day……Next year I will fit my Pecan Pie’s in…….I Have alot of Leftover’s for the week… And it will be a quiet… Continue Reading I Had a Wonderful Christmas and I Have Finally found the right touches to make this Roast Beef Dinner with Guest’s to plan ahead and make your side dishes earlier in the day

On this Dia de los Muertos

On this Dia de los Muertos, a poem influenced by the rhythms of songs by the late Bugs Salcido, especially “Beautiful like Smoke.” NOCHE DE LOS MUERTOS (In memory of Bugs Salcido and Miguel Silva) Around the plaza square ghosts, old friends bask in the blue sunlight reflected by the moon strolling as in languid… Continue Reading On this Dia de los Muertos

On this Dia de los Muertos

On this Dia de los Muertos, a poem influenced by the rhythms of songs by the late Bugs Salcido, especially “Beautiful like Smoke.” NOCHE DE LOS MUERTOS (In memory of Bugs Salcido and Miguel Silva) Around the plaza square ghosts, old friends bask in the blue sunlight reflected by the moon strolling as in languid… Continue Reading On this Dia de los Muertos

This is my favorite photograph of my mother

This is my favorite photograph of my mother. You can see her grace and extraordinary beauty. Physically and spiritually. Powerful and radiant. So utterly relaxed. A word I would think to describe my mother is exquisite. Maybe another one would be delicious, for she enjoyed savoring all life had to offer. The joy and even… Continue Reading This is my favorite photograph of my mother

People of Facebook: As part of the renovation/expansion currently underway at randisaloman

People of Facebook: As part of the renovation/expansion currently underway at randisaloman.com, I’m looking to put together (over time) a 19th/20th C hotel literature database: essentially a collection of resources about 1) literary works featuring hotels (novels, stories, essays, plays, memoirs, etc) 2) real hotels with literary significance (because authors lived/wrote/met in them; because they… Continue Reading People of Facebook: As part of the renovation/expansion currently underway at randisaloman

Getting to run the Cascade Crest Endurance Run this year was an experience almost too special to put into words

Getting to run the Cascade Crest Endurance Run this year was an experience almost too special to put into words, which is why it’s taken me a few days to try. This race means a lot to me. I think the first time I ever really heard about 100-mile races was through a print ad… Continue Reading Getting to run the Cascade Crest Endurance Run this year was an experience almost too special to put into words

Getting to run the Cascade Crest Endurance Run this year was an experience almost too special to put into words

Getting to run the Cascade Crest Endurance Run this year was an experience almost too special to put into words, which is why it’s taken me a few days to try. This race means a lot to me. I think the first time I ever really heard about 100-mile races was through a print ad… Continue Reading Getting to run the Cascade Crest Endurance Run this year was an experience almost too special to put into words

Day 2 of a writing retreat for my next project

Day 2 of a writing retreat for my next project, a children’s book called “Where in the World.” I’m not really a nature lover (I prefer space heaters & a sofa), but even I can appreciate the beauty of this view. Rain, fog, & gray skies used to make me moody and sad. But today… Continue Reading Day 2 of a writing retreat for my next project

After living in hotels and hostels and experiencing life on life’s terms for almost 5 months in San Francisco

After living in hotels and hostels and experiencing life on life’s terms for almost 5 months in San Francisco .. Tonight is the first night I sleep with my own blankets again❤️ I’ve finally started to unpack after moving everything out of storage and it feels like home again. I got super emotional going through… Continue Reading After living in hotels and hostels and experiencing life on life’s terms for almost 5 months in San Francisco