A Christmas Controversy – the Fruitcake

Before you roll your eyes and start making door-stopper jokes, listen up. The fruitcake comes from very impressive beginnings. Did you know that the origins of the Fruitcake date back to Roman times and it is considered to be the first power food? Source Move over acai berries! That's right, the fruitcake was used to …

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Giving Thanks – November Recap

Fair warning, this is going to be a long and photo-intensive post. I had planned to break it into two separate posts, but time got away from me and I didn't pull it together in time. Personally, I think that is a good thing since getting caught up in living is generally healthier than having …

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From Play Time to Reality

Even as the heat and humidity descended upon South Florida, June got off to an entertaining start. A belated Mother's Day celebration in Palm Beach, followed by a weekend in Boca Grande quickly became our first and likely our last hurrah of the summer. Life happens. In early June our daughter treated me to an …

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For the Love of Easter

We have been a bit overwhelmed with the work of selling our tiny condo and helping our daughter relocate back to Miami to a larger place after living with us this past year, so we didn't have our usual Easter celebration. Typically, Malcolm's mom would dye eggs with red onion skins (they look just like …

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