Author: elisha

Eating

Easy Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps

*This post is recycled from my old blog, Busy Mom’s Journal. About ten years ago, I watched the movie “Food, Inc.”, and promptly lost my taste for meat.  I made J watch the most heartbreaking parts with me, he had the same reaction, and so for the last ten years, we have given up eating […]

Empty Nest

An Empty Nest…again

This morning I walked into my kitchen and saw this. And started crying. It was completely unexpected, just like it was when I went to a farmer’s market in the fall of 2012 and teared up when I spotted the eggplant section. That was the first time I realized she wasn’t coming home, at least […]

Nashville

Taking a trip down Nashville’s memory lane

We’ve been back in Nashville for two weeks and I am happy and exhausted.  There are awesome things about spending large chunks of time in the places that make me happy, like Colorado and North Carolina, but I have to be honest when I say, there’s really NO place like home!  Especially in April, Nashville […]

Colorado, Living

Altercations on the Ski Lift

When my daughter was a little girl, she came home from ski school to tell me that she didn’t like snowboarders, because they were “disrespectful”.  That was a pretty big word for my 7-year-old, but it turns out, a boarder had cut in front of their line of beginners, sprayed snow in their faces, and […]