Whiskey & Women

Poem written from inspirations of living in the South, my passion for The Delta Blues and a deep fondness for Robert Johnson….   He grew up in the land of cotton, his story is one that’s not easily forgotten, Dreamin’ of the day he’d leave the plantation, whiskey and women led him to temptation. His lyrics … Continue reading Whiskey & Women

The Fashionable Freak

This is a funny parody-poem I wrote that’s dedicated to all my inspiring Fashionista muses!   I’ve nowhere to go, My life isn’t a fashion show, But who the heck cares, That I have nothing to wear   There’s Prada, Dolce and Gabbana too, Luis, Versace and also Mui Mui   I’ve nowhere to be seen, … Continue reading The Fashionable Freak

Be Moved to Travel Slow

The Ultimate Milestone Experience   I deeply admire the great strides that have been achieved in the “Slow Food” Movement, thanks to its creator and Italian Grandfather, Carlo Petrini, along with the USA Headmaster, Alice Waters of Chez Panisse fame, and the movement’s British child prodigy, the Naked Chef, Jamie Oliver.  I applaud their tenacity … Continue reading Be Moved to Travel Slow

The Power of Alice

A Master Culinary Curator & Food Provocateur Who would have thought that in 1971 it was both creative ingenuity and a bit of reverse psychology that inspired Alice Waters to open her tiny unknown restaurant, Chez Panisse, in Berkeley, California.  Through her openheartedness in feeding for free her closest friends because she simply loved to cook and … Continue reading The Power of Alice