A Passion for Phyllo: Greek Desserts

If it’s mid-May, you know where I’ll be a few mornings a week – in the kitchen at the tiny Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Boise, Idaho.

The women of the church are hard at work making the pastries for the Greek Food Festival, and they’re gracious enough to let this foodie and “aspiring Greek” participate.

“Forever” in Love with Stamps

This breathtaking image of Mt. Rainier by photographer Matt Dieterich is part of a series of new U.S. “Forever” postage stamps commemorating the national parks. It’ll be released at a June 2 ceremony at the World Stamp Show in New York City.

April 2016: Kidnapped by Orchids

Loyal readers might well wonder where the heck I’ve been the last few weeks! But if you saw my office, yard and garden, you’d know instantly. It’s spring, so everything is blooming, needs repotting, or is in some way shrieking for my attention. It seems the only time I’m not wearing (very dirty) garden gloves lately is when I’m at the keyboard.

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