Playing for an Audience

No one does it better than baby bear at least in our nest.She is our sweet muse as we gawk in amazement and laugh to no ends with her silly antics. She charms her brothers into almost anything and she … Continue reading

Put An Egg On It

It was the humble thing to do.Adding a minimal protein to a morning porridge with some sautéed greens or over a few spears of asparagus sprinkled with cheese that melted instantly under the blanket the fried egg provided.It frequently adorned … Continue reading

Learning Requires Willingness

I see it in middle bear and oldest bear’s eyes while face to face with their opponents on the mat. Even when their eyes sink heavy to the ground and reach a humbling point, a subdued learning yet never a … Continue reading

Where the Wild Things Are

We were informed that the room padded with wall-to-wall mats was occupied and wrestling practice was canceled that evening. Older bear’s usual wrangling was not heard—instead screams of jubilation because instead of technique on the mat, they would perform drills … Continue reading

Shaking Up the Summer

Nothing tantalizes the palate like a summer pineapple oozing with juicy goodness. Sliced, muddled, chopped, blended, stirred or sinking your teeth directly into the soft, fleshy sweetness…this nectar of the gods never fails to disappoint. We’ve been blending it lately … Continue reading

Live a Colorful Life

Life can be beautiful, life can be hard. I choose a colorful one and it starts in my nest…every day I have the opportunity to make it better. How do I eventually triumph over these frequent relocations? The trick to … Continue reading

A Mediterranean Affair

One of my duties in the nest is to provide adequate sustenance to all my little fledglings. Lately we have been a little more health conscious to maintain our weight for wrestling championships. While I abhor the idea of cutting … Continue reading

A Tincture of Goodness

Yippee…another box from Annmarie Skin Care! Inside the last package, I enjoyed samples of earthy extracts for cleansing and moisturizing and now the contents of the box was filled with makeup—their latest line of products. I was over the moon … Continue reading

Happy Freedom

Happy Freedom

Blurted out like happy first of the month or Happy Easter…happy freedom is what one says to a pregnant woman if you are Greek. It’s a sweet gesture for us both I suppose. Now more than ever can I appreciate … Continue reading

Something About a Bump

that commands the attention of most…a baby bump that is.  Whether it’s the curiously fascinated gazes or the loving gestures and petting, yes people want to pet me, my husband thinks it’s because of the shaggy cardigan I sport on … Continue reading