One by One

Listening. Humming. Flipping through recipes.Noting graces. Again. And again. For finding a dish towel with the very sentiment of my heart. In English! For seat cushions not available in the same color, unplanned turning out better than planned. For a pudgy-cheeked pumpkin that has sparked expectancy, because there aren’t too many neighborhood pumpkin patches thisContinue reading “One by One”

Upon One’s Honor

You may or may not know how much I love words and dictionary sponging. Words become so common in our day to day that we often dismiss them without a second thought. How words come to me depends on what I’m experiencing; sometimes, other times they come to me while reading a book or watchingContinue reading “Upon One’s Honor”


lightness of mindtickles greenand every color in between A cheerful look brings joy to the heart; good news makes for good health. Proverbs 15:30 3 Sept 2021Dear little kitchen diary,Today, I deliver food to the hospital. What honor and joy is mine! In this corner of the world, it is customary to have home-cooked mealsContinue reading “Levity”

Chilled Holodnik Soup and Put a Little Love

Dear little kitchen,Here I am, waiting for the kettle to whistle her good morning, fingertips already jogging cross keyboard.  Memories, visions, to-dos, creative ideas, it all whirls through my head even before my first sip of caffeine.  I can’t imagine going through life without the joys of creativity, and as I write this, the thoughtContinue reading “Chilled Holodnik Soup and Put a Little Love”