Smokin’ Soulful Soup

The clocks have leapt forward. the sun is shining, the birds are twittering ’round the yard, and that classic spring break flick, “Where the Boys Are,” is playing on cable. We can almost see spring on the horizon. Alas, the forecasts tell us that fickle March is not done with us yet, and because there’s nothing…

Mystery du Jour

Inspiration can strike in the most unexpected places. I’ve been locked out of my kitchen the past couple of days, waiting for the first, then second, coat of new stain on the floor to dry/cure. Staying completely out is a more difficult thing than I imagined. Saving grace is that it is possible to get into the fridge by standing…