The Zen of Lemons



Today is all about lemons – that wonderfully sour, yet strangely sweet fruit that makes so many wonderful eats and drinks like lemonade, Lemon Meringue pie, and lemon ice.

The versatile lemon is used for both culinary and non culinary purposes, and has some purported health benefits too.

For instance, lemons […]

Freedom Is Not Free


Today is Veteran’s Day. It is a day set aside to stop, remember, and pay respect to all those men and women who died defending and protecting the freedoms we hold dear and enjoy every single day in the United States of America.

These days it is often too easy to forget that […]

What Would Jefferson Say?


The 270th anniversary of the birth of Thomas Jefferson on April 13th is just a few days away.

I wrote about my favorite President, author of The Declaration of Independence, a few years ago. You can read it at this link: The Sage of Monticello.

Today I am honoring our third President simply […]