Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Dilemma

Remember that game that Joey and Phoebe played on Friends where you have two options and you have to respond with the first thing that comes into your head?  For instance, night or day, black or white, Coke or Pepsi, … Continue reading

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So now that Easter is over, I asked myself this morning, “What should I do today?”  The answer is easy, of course.  Bake!  But after making truffles and cake pops for Easter, it would have to be something really special.  … Continue reading

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When you’re young, you’ll pretty much eat any brand or quality of chocolate.  Growing up in the Midwest, I’ve eaten my share of American milk chocolate, including Marathon bars and Chunky, a nostalgic favorite.  Yes, I know I’m dating myself! … Continue reading

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My Chocolate Muse

“No Muse-poet grows conscious of the Muse except by experience of a woman in whom the Goddess is to some degree resident.” ~Robert Graves, British poet. A muse is a deity that personifies various concepts like Force, Love, Harmony, Strength … Continue reading

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