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Tacos Galore

Tacos Galore

Tacos, tequila and more tacos. Yep, we had a dinner party the other night. Of the magnitude that we used to have but haven’t had in who knows how long and for who knows what reason. And it was really, really fun. My husband’s home cooking juices are always stimulated by the monthly arrival of...

70th Birthday Under the Southern Stars

We celebrated my mom’s 70th birthday Saturday night; an event tailor-made for a woman born, raised and educated in the South yet who has spent the last 45 plus years in the southern-only-by-geography city of Miami. My stepfather and I were in charge of the planning but my mother really wanted to have some input....

Joie De Vivre

I went to a close friend’s 40th birthday party over the weekend. The invitation said that it was a B.L.T. party, meaning that we were to dress in black tie, lingerie or a toga. Anyone not abiding with this request would be required to leave their pants at the door. No kidding. Well, I love...

My New Year’s Evolution

New Year’s Eve is upon us. As usual, our plans for tonight didn’t solidify until a few days ago because we’ve been a little busy. I’ve had family around and have been in and out of town with them and with the kids. Then, some friends who used to live here, but moved away, decided...

El Gato De Viaje

It’s quiet in my house today. I need a day like this, a Sunday like this. I’m getting laundry done, doing the dishes, trying to get rid of the Vundo virus on my laptop. Thinking about my next blog post. I’m in my workout clothes because it’s a beautiful day and I’m going to try...

Pelo Loca

My friend’s 40th birthday is next week. Because she likes things just so, she decided to pre-empt any sort of surprise by throwing herself a party. A large one with 70 guests. The party was last weekend at her house. My friend is Cuban, her husband is Honduran. And they are two of mine and...