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Pasta On The Floor Schenectady NY

Confessions of a quarantined and frustrated writer

Pasta on the Floor has been more than a blog to me. Since 2009, I have shared my experiences with you writing about the people, places, and situations that I  have encountered. Oh, and the food! Cheese does indeed heal, and great food makes a great night with friends more than memorable. I thank you for every text, hug, and comment that you have given to me. The quarantine has squelched my inventiveness. My creative, externally stimulated mind is forced…

We are small

We are small, human beings, that is. In comparison to nature and the universe, we are small. I am feeling this triviality sitting on the deck at 4:00 am. Thanks to the kindness of my friend Barb, I am here at her picturesque beach house on Oak Island in North Carolina. On this early morning journey, I hoped to wish on a falling star or celestial meteor. The Perseid Meteor Shower did not disappoint. The shooting stars/meteors put on a…

Wwoman Writing In A Journal

Blogging unplugged

Writers and bloggers are a unique and diverse group. If anyone has ever attempted to blog, you know finding the resources and inspiration to write can be challenging. Friday, I took to the beach- old school and unplugged with paper and pen. Sun, sand, and an open mind Sometimes it takes a fresh perspective and location to get the ideas flowing again. Part of my business is blogging. At Put Another Way, I blog for a variety of clients from…

Orthotics And Old Lady Shoes

Say goodbye to love.

You might have thought that I was going to pen a sad post about a love lost, or some other serious matter, but I am not. It doesn’t make my tale of woe any less sad but in these times, I think we need a dose of levity and I hope I can solicit a smile. Getting older just plain bites. At almost 60, I understand things that worked, either don’t work now or need some assistance. My bifocals are…

National Eat What You Want Day.

Today, May 11th is National Eat What You Want Day. According to Nationaltoday.com, “Restricting yourself from your favorite foods can be difficult. That is why, on May 11, we celebrate National Eat What You Want Day! On this day, people are encouraged to treat themselves by giving in to their sweet tooth, carb-loading without having a marathon to run, and eating breakfast for dinner. Because on Eat What You Want Day, no one can tell you what NOT to eat.”…