Monthly Archives: November 2015

Early Christmas

Bags are packed. Leaving soon for a few days at Disney World. Our Christmas present to one another. A couple of happy wanderers wending our way through familiar territory. This time surrounded by the sights and sounds of the holidays. … Continue reading

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Happy Sam

All’s right with the world. Together where we belong My buddy and me.

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Sad Sam

Sam is not happy. We’re not that happy either, given that the furry little guy has been doing more than his share of howling lately. His buddy, Daisy, has spent the last two nights at the kennel because we weren’t … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash and Rosemary Casserole

A recipe for a savory winter squash casserole caught my eye yesterday morning. It was a New York Times posting based on a Sarah Leah Chase recipe. This recipe originated in her book, Cold-Weather Cooking. Not able to follow any recipe exactly, I … Continue reading

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New Goal

My goal for the holiday season is a simple one. I’m determined to slow down. I was behind a woman walking into a store yesterday. She was just peacefully strolling along. I, on the other hand, was wondering why she … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Butter

This seasonal recipe is worth repeating and sharing. I read a recipe last year for pumpkin butter. It was actually made with pureed roasted squash. The directions included roasting squash halves until tender, and scooping out the pulp as a base for … Continue reading

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Beaujolais Nouveau

First wine of the harvest. Vibrant, lush, with all the newness and promise of youth. Delight in this time of celebration diminished, but not dashed, by  recent events. Time for people everywhere to pour the wine and raise a glass in solidarity … Continue reading

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