Monthly Archives: June 2014

“I Want That!”

I’m not usually the acquisitive one in our relationship, but this particular item made me stop in my tracks and say with utter conviction, “I want that!” We were in Home Depot a number of years ago when I saw … Continue reading

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Grasp The Moment Days

These are the grasp the moment days. The days we dream about during the doldrums of a New England winter. The balmy, dew-kissed mornings. The evenings lit by fiery sunsets over the water.  Lobsters and steamers. Melted butter dribbling down chins … Continue reading

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Busiest Week of the Year

Posting a blog later than normal today. So beautiful that I couldn’t resist having breakfast out on the deck. Does having quinoa/oatmeal toast balance the bacon, and the egg that just had to be fried in bacon grease? I woke … Continue reading

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Striper Over Pasta

It’s striper season! If you’re fortunate enough to be catching them yourself, or have generous friends who share their bounty, you know how great fresh striped bass can be. A little olive oil, salt and pepper and a hot grill … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Latkes

This recipe surprised me. I made it last week as a side dish for chicken, thinking that it wouldn’t be substantial enough for a meal. I was wrong about that. The eggs provide enough protein to elevate it to main dish category.  I think … Continue reading

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Beebe Woods

The yellows and pinks and purples of spring have given way to the green of summer. Canopies of leaves filter the sun as we travel the familiar paths of Beebe Woods. Lush ferns line the trail. Ivy continues a steady climb up tree trunks, … Continue reading

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Blank Canvas

Some mornings are easier than others. It always bodes ill when Daisy makes a mad dash for the door instead of her usual lazy stroll. Made her a breakfast of chicken and rice to settle her upset stomach. Under the heading … Continue reading

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