Five things you should try, buy, watch, read and enjoy this summer:
- Try Maurine’s Salsa.
1 28 oz. can whole tomatoes
1 tbs. jalapenos from a jar
1 tbs. jalapeno liquid (or as much as you like)
1 can green chiles
8 green onions
12-14 springs cilantro (adjust as you like)
1 fresh tomato
1 tsp. garlic salt (plus a little more)
dash of white pepper Put all ingredients in a food processor/blender. Voila!
- Girls, buy these metallic flip flops from Old Navy. I am wearing the gold version with everything this summer. And, the best part? They are only $5. Sa-weet.
Guys, buy Men’s Health magazine. It appears to be the most comprehensive and informative magazine out there for men. Unless, of course, you are like Kris – in which case if it doesn’t have propellers or a turbine-powered engine on the front, it is useless. But, I do sneak one in the bathroom whenever possible.
- Watch Dan In Real Life. No, you won’t find any spiritual significance or a heightened sense of self-awareness – or maybe you will. But, I found it a well done film.
- Read Marley & Me: Life and Love with World’s Worst Dog by John Grogan if you haven’t already. I was a late bloomer on this one. I’m about to begin reading In the Grip of Grace by Max Lucado. I think it’s going to be a good one. Of course, what doesn’t Lucado write well?
- Enjoy a summer sunset with friends or the sprinker with your kids (unless you are in Georgia and under the enforcement of a water ban.) Take an opportunity to experience life with those you love.
“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time. “ – John Lubbock