Diva Rambling: Shakespeare Inspiration…

Shakespeare inspired…. Preeminent Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro shows how the tumultuous events in England in 1606 affected Shakespeare and shaped the three great tragedies he wrote that year—King Lear, Macbeth, and Antony and Cleopatra. In the years leading up to 1606, since the death of Queen Elizabeth and the arrival in England of her successor, King James …

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Diva Frumping: Writing…..

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down to a typewriter and bleed.” Earnest Hemingway As you may have guessed, I'm into nurturing the muse this week. I liked this Hemingway quote, that's how I feel of late. I want to share words of wisdom and grace and inspiration. Not happening. As …

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Diva Musing: Baked Onion Dip…

Baked Onion Dip Ingredients 1 Cup Diced Vidalia Onion 1 Package Dried Onion Soup Mix ¼ Cup Water 1 Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese Or Shredded Swiss Cheese (about 4 Oz.) 1 Cup Real Mayonnaise 1 Clove Garlic, Minced Hot Pepper Sauce To Taste Method 1 Preheat oven to 375°. 2 Combine well, all ingredients in …

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Diva Musing: Ding Dong the Muse is Dead…

Ding Dong the Muse is Dead…. I was recently speaking with some young college friends and we discussed how we currently have a bad case of writers block. To anyone creative this is not death, but a near death experience. Even blogging has been a stretch for me lately. When your creative energy bank account …

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Diva Tasting: Beef Egg Rolls Baked…

Beef Egg Rolls Baked Ingredients 1 Pound Lean Ground Beef Cooked 1 Small Bag Of Slaw Mix 1/2 Cup Shredded Carrot 1/2 Cup Thinly Diced Onion Salt And Pepper, To Taste 1 Pkg (7 Inch Square) Egg Roll Wrappers 1 Cup Canola Oil (Or As Needed) For Basting. Directions Heat oven to 375 degrees F. …

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Diva Dancing: The Weekend…

THE WEEKEND… I love Friday! It is the new opportunity to make the best of 3 whole days. It is the signal for us to unwind, start an adventure, read, play in the kitchen, or just play period. It is a time to feed the soul with some passion, laughter, art, theater, any soul food …

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Diva Tasting: Alfredo and Broccoli…

Angel Hair Alfredo with Broccoli Ingredients 1 (8 Ounce) Package Angel Hair Pasta 1 Serving Cooking Spray 2 Pounds Raw Peeled And Deveined Shrimp, Slightly Thawed If Frozen 2 Cups Chopped Broccoli 1 Large Jar Alfredo Sauce (3 Cups) 1 1/2 Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese Directions: Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to …

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Diva Rambling: Wonder of the Day….

Find the Wonder Each Day “Arise each day with thanks for the light, your life-force, your courage and strength. Give thanks the daily provisions from the Universe. If you cannot find the wonder in it all you need to move to a new dimension.” The Queen of the Cosmos. I'm not kidding. If you cannot …

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Diva Tasting: Breakfast Muffins….

Breakfast Muffins…  Ingredients 1 Pound Breakfast Sausage 1/8 Cup Minced Onion 1/8 Cup Minced Green Bell Pepper 1 (12 Ounce) Can Refrigerated Biscuit Dough 4 Eggs, Beaten 3 Tablespoons Cream 2 Cups Shredded Colby-Monterrey Jack Cheese Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). In a large, deep skillet over medium-high heat, combine sausage, …

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Diva Musing: Weird Weeks…And Reincarnation…

Weird Weeks…And Reincarnation... Is it just me, or do you all notice that if you think you’re having a weird week everyone else does to if you listen. I've can list multiple times a day when I can say to people “...Is it Just me or is this a weird week?”… Inevitably they will respond …

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