These wraps became a summertime staple for us last year. I keep a batch in the refrigerator nearly every week. They make a quick and easy lunch on the run. My husband will grab one before he heads out to a baseball game. I packed them when we went to our film festival last year, … Continue reading MJ Monday: MJ Meals-Mediterranean Turkey Wraps
My friend Kris introduced me to the concept of Buddha Bowls. This recipe is my variation on one of hers. I used quinoa instead of rice for my grain base. Quinoa can be a pain to clean and cook, so when I discover this, I was ecstatic. I also keep precooked chicken in the freezer … Continue reading MJ’s Monday–Meals: Asian Veggie Buddha Bowl
I have all kinds of baby name books. I've always been fascinated by names. Even in elementary school, I would take name books out of the school library. There were a few pages of names in the back of my parents dictionary. They were in tatters because I studied the names so often. Even now, … Continue reading What’s in a Name?
This is Laurence. He was once an intern at the TV station where I worked. Back then, we called him "L-Train." The next time I saw Laurence, he was manning the Breast Cancer Awareness Booth at the local baseball stadium. Passionately. It seems a very good friend of his died of multiple carcinoma. Remember the … Continue reading #UpbeatAuthors: The Face of Perseverance
A co-worker, speaking of her daughter, once said: "It's only band." As in, "it's not as important as <<insert name of sport. Any sport>>." I was livid. It's that kind of attitude that's behind funding cuts for arts in the public schools--funding cuts that that aren't as deep when it comes to athletics. All students … Continue reading Music in Our Schools