Monthly Archives: June 2016

And Now For Breakfast

The Big Guy and I have different views on appropriate breakfast food. He’s a big fan of what might be referred to as a traditional breakfast. The #2 on a diner menu. Your classic eggs, bacon or sausage, hash browns and … Continue reading

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Capture the Moment Time

It’s officially summer. Daylight arrives early and lingers long. The windows are open and the breeze hints of salt water and flowering plants. Days infused with light until the sun blazes a farewell and slips from the sky into the ocean. And … Continue reading

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Touch of Whimsey

Pansy on the breakfast plate. Little touch of whimsey that speaks volumes.  Token of artistry and attention to detail at Domaine Les Boises Lee Farm  that turned an overnight stay into a cozy, memorable experience.

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Kitchen Garden

One of summer’s constant joys. A thriving kitchen garden planted in pots steps from the back door. A prolific crop that responds to harvesting by increasing its production with renewed vigor. Basil, tarragon, dill, oregano, parsley, chives, thyme, rosemary, and fennel. The scent … Continue reading

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Gift of Grandchildren

Sometimes memories come tumbling in with a rush of emotion. The deja vu of being on a ball field in springtime. Sun on your face. Moisture of wet grass seeping through your sneakers. The crack of a bat or a … Continue reading

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Avocado Toast

The ad council for avocado growers has been in overdrive lately. Move over guacamole. Make room for mashed avocado as a healthy spread for your morning toast. Avocado is celebrated as one of the healthy fats that should be part … Continue reading

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June Morning

Sights and sounds of early morning. Woodpecker attacking the house with the startling intensity of a dentist’s drill. Happy chattering of chipmunks as they race one another through the bushes. Vestiges of last night’s wind and rain evident in the … Continue reading

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