Monthly Archives: February 2015

Mary’s Coffee Cake Recipe

Found a family treasure in Aunt Helen’s recipe file. Every time Frank’s parents arrived at our house, his mother would walk in the door carrying her coffee cake. That would only be part of the largess. Out would come the big tin of “good” oil, … Continue reading

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Different Day. Same Snow.

About six more inches of snow fell today. Resigned to the fact that we’ll be buried by the white stuff for the foreseeable future. It is what it is. Trying hard to focus on things other than the weather. Spent some time … Continue reading

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Trying To Be Positive

The sky is blue. The sun is out. Drifts block the doors. Start again. The sky is blue. The sun is out, It’s -1 outside. Start again. The sky is blue. The sun is out. More snow predicted for tomorrow. … Continue reading

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Spiralized Veggie Lasagna

This is an all vegetable lasagna. No pasta invited to the party. It cuts into squares just as well as a regular lasagna and tastes just great! I used the slicing disk on the Spiralizer for this dish. The trick … Continue reading

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My Emma Bridgewater Breakfast Cup

Outside my window, Valentine’s Day is a study in white. The ground, the street, the trees, already groaning under the weight of prior snowfalls, are being burdened yet again. A swirling, blowing, drifting burden fueled by blizzard level winds. Turning away from the window, I catch sight of my teacup and with … Continue reading

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Daisy and the Specimen Saga

If you read this blog on a regular basis, you probably already know that Daisy was diagnosed with a urinary track infection about ten days ago. If you’re new to the blog, I’m sorry. I don’t usually write about dog … Continue reading

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Revisiting To Kill A Mockingbird

There has been a great deal of commentary swirling around the fact that a new novel, Go Set a Watchman, written by Harper Lee,  will be published this summer. Harper Lee, now 88, wrote this novel prior to To Kill a Mockingbird. … Continue reading

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