Orinoco’s Chinese name

I never posted this, but Ori has a great Chinese name. It was actually picked by a former Chinese exchange student of mine (Condy). The name is ??, means“????”?This old idiom means as good as gold is a promise that can …

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this is ori

  Ori had her 2 year checkup and she is doing great, esp in terms of milestones. She measured 32.5″ (10%) and 26# (40%). She has been very entertaining us with her language skills – she surprised Michael the other …

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Mini Crustless Spinach Quiche

a very good friend of mine just had a baby, and i wanted to make her breakfast PLUS extra so she could freeze them and heat them up as needed / so mini souffle-like quiches came to mind, spinach for iron, red bell pepper for color and vitamin C. plus, doesn’t everything look better in minature […]

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Chocolate Flourless Cupcakes with Orange Zest

i simply must share these little heavenly treats because they are so truly divine, everytime… Flourless Chocolate Cupcakes Print Recipe type: dessert Author: jeanoei Serves: 18 do read through the instructions before commencing… Ingredients 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped (or 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips) 6 large […]

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I visit museums to see the architecture

I’ve been in Colorado the past week to attend and present in a Renewable Energy Conference in Denver. While there, I got to see some amazing buildings, the Denver Art Museum, old (designed by Gio Ponti and James Sudler Associates) and new (Daniel Libeskind), the newly opened Clyfford Still Museum (Allied Works). All the buildings are impressive, […]

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Blessingway

i recently planned a surprise baby shower for a dear friend, J, who is expecting her second child, and didn’t seem into having a baby shower. As part of the celebration of her and her baby, and in lieu of games and presents, i thought that a small bead ceremony would be quite meaningful. i […]

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