dinner party and chess, feast before battle

When I was in college I had a boyfriend who tried in vain to teach me how to play chess. He did his best to be patient with me however, I simply would not stay still and focused; too interested in the mundane basic boring things (like what party at which fraternity house we were…

orange italian margarita

Typically, we drink wine, Pinot Noir and Sweet Red are our favorites. This evening, an end to a rather wet humid week, I decided to surprise my husband with one of his creations: The Italian Margarita. This time, with orange. The Skinnygirl Margarita is fantastic as far as keeping the calories down but, and this…