Summer Delights: Band Concerts And Outdoor Gatherings

Among the summertime joys of living in Worthington are the Wednesday evening concerts by the “Amazing” Worthington City Band. As far back as my brain will take me, I have memories of this weekly tradition. Of course, as a kid, I didn’t ever sit down and actually listen to the music. I spent most of…
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Green beans, fresh from the garden, are one of the author's favorite foods.

Jonesing For Garden-Fresh Green Beans

I forgot to get the green beans, darn it. I’m blaming the Fourth of July. I had anticipated that the first green beans of the season would be available at Tuesday’s Downtown Farmers Market in Worthington. Green beans are by far my favorite garden-grown vegetable, so I had given conscious thought to being at the…
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The Purge Is On

Over the last couple of months, Hubby Bryan and I have made a dedicated effort to get rid of some of the “stuff” in our lives. We’ve finally delved into the boxes and storage containers that have languished in our basement storage area, trying to determine what we really need and what we don’t. For…
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The makings for Chicken in the Garden include chicken breasts, rice, seasonal fresh vegetables and Worcestershire sauce.

The Age-Old Query: What’s For Supper?

As we went for our morning walk one day this week, Hubby Bryan beat me to the punch in asking the perennial question: “What are we having for supper tonight?” Ah, yes. What ARE we having for supper? Meal planning seems to be a constant struggle. Bryan is usually better at it than I —…
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This frittata contains leftover pasta, halved grape tomatoes, red peppers and fresh basil.

Photogenic Foods

If you were to scroll through the photos that currently reside on my cellphone, you would find an odd mix of subject matter. Sure, there are the images from yesterday’s Century Farm visit with the Doedens, photos of the strange clouds that took over the sky on Friday evening, and remembrances of our March trip…
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