Awh, comfort food. We have had a hot, dry, smoky summer. But now with cooler temps, I'm fixing mashed potatoes a lot. There's also a Brazilian sweet potato stew I fix in winter time with black beans, chorizo, ham and sweet potatoes.

Looks like you live in my hometown now? San Diego.

Her writing muse lurks in the volcanic hills amidst mustangs, marmots and jackalopes. While hiking with her dogs, Ann stumbles upon stories of dark humor.