My Brush With Fame

aka My Brush with Greatness, Letterman style Anyone ever watch the David Letterman show and remember his “Brush with Greatness” sketches? Late Show with David Letterman, January 1987, “Brush with Greatness” sketch: They were hilarious and I often tease my roommate when he tells his own stories. “I met so and so once, orContinue reading “My Brush With Fame”


Blog Post for August 25, 2020 So, last October, I scheduled cataract surgery. It is a very common surgery. We all know at least one person who has had it. Your grandma had it. And probably your grandpa too. My roommate had it. My mom had it. Listen, I have worn glasses since I wasContinue reading “CATARACT Surgery”

Mama B’s Easy Enchilada Casserole

JULY 20, 2020 post Ingredients 1 lb lean ground beef 1 medium onion chopped 1 can diced tomatoes with green chilis (I like Ro*tel) 1 can of corn, or cooked  fresh or frozen corn 1 can of black OR pinto beans Enchilada sauce 1 large can (28 ounce) and one regular size 10 ounce canContinue reading “Mama B’s Easy Enchilada Casserole”

Dog Days of Summer

August 18, 2020 Happy 6th Birthday Leo Golden Boy Leo: if I don’t look, I can be a good boy and pose for my birthday photo. Oliver: Okay, I’ll look for you. Leo: Hey. Doggone it. Now I have to look too. It’s my birthday, not yours. Both: Okay, we’ll both look. Leo: My favoriteContinue reading “Dog Days of Summer”

A Recipe That Mom Made

Chocolate Eclairs *As Requested I was the oldest of 5 daughters with one older brother and one younger one. Yes, there are seven kids. We were raised in a traditional household during the 60’s and 70’s and mom did all the cooking. She was a good cook, and I have often marveled at how sheContinue reading “A Recipe That Mom Made”

Recipe Day May 20, 2020 Mom’s Lasagna

Mom’s Lasagna I learned to make my mom’s baked lasagna recipe decades ago, and have been making  it ever since. Of course, as with most of my recipes, I made some changes. More cheese? Of course. Italian sausage? Yes, please. No boiling of those noodles? You bet. Throughout the years, I have made this lasagnaContinue reading “Recipe Day May 20, 2020 Mom’s Lasagna”