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If You Wake Up in Indiana

If You Wake Up in Indiana

Tis the season to travel so this post is a remote blog.  As people flood my email inbox with photos of their latest vacations and Facebook is littered with check-ins from exotic places, I find myself in glorious. . . Indiana.  And for some reason, Indiana has decided to be the hottest place on earth […]

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Couscous Salad

Couscous Salad

Cooking for one reveals things. Are you a messier cook when no one is in the house? Do you use less ingredients? Do you use a plate? Last weekend, my husband went on a camping trip for a few days, and I discovered that I like simplicity when I’m cooking just for myself. One night […]

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Summer, Sprinklers and Sipping

Summer, Sprinklers and Sipping

It’s been hot out.  Maybe you’ve noticed.  It’s that time of year when you step outside in the middle of the afternoon and see very few people moving about (or moving very slowly) and hear only the monotonous hum of air conditioners running all around you.  Summer has arrived and the heat came with it.  […]

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Invincible Summer

Invincible Summer

Last night I shared a drink with a childhood friend and the boy, now a man, who grew up in the house next to mine at Our House, an establishment perfectly named for the little gathering we had.  My neighbor and I joked about our fathers’ ancient disagreement over a shared and mutually coveted parking […]

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Secret Happy Hour Meetings

Secret Happy Hour Meetings

Like many other professions, pastors have meetings.  Some weeks, lots of them.  Some weeks, too many of them.  Those meetings can range from interesting to irksome to inspiring, and occasionally all of those feelings in the same meeting.  It was at a recent lunch meeting that went longer than expected that I learned of a […]

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Our House Now Open!

Our House Now Open!

Our House Restaurant and Lounge located at 808 Second Street in Davis is now open! Last week was the “soft opening” and it was a huge success. The restaurant is currently open Monday – Saturday, bar/lounge at 4 p.m. to late, kitchen from 5-10 p.m. with Happy Hour drink specials from 4-6 p.m. Charlie Swanson […]

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