Category Archives: General Musing

There’s Color Here

Passed a nursery yesterday tempting gardeners in with a sign that read, “There’s Color Here.” Happily, there’s color here, there, and everywhere now that it’s June! Rhododendrons and Azaleas  burst into bloom almost while we watch. Crabapple trees mirror spun … Continue reading

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Farm Egg

Not just any egg. A farm egg with tight albumin and rosy yolk. A local egg purchased from a purveyor you call by name. Comparison to store bought a mere accident of size and shape. A world of difference in quality … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Market

Spring at the farmer’s market. Pent up enthusiasm for the new harvest resulting in a  scamper to gather up armloads of lettuce crisp with the flavor of sunshine and showers. Reaching for freshly gathered eggs,  their softly tinted shells protecting richly … Continue reading

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Email Contact

Determined to sit in front of my computer today until I’ve waded through the string of unattended emails that populate my inbox. Guilt at not attending yet another yoga class eliminated by the click of a mouse. Musing that a … Continue reading

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Pasta, Beans, and Broccoli Rabe

  I have 154 cookbooks. I actually visited various bookcases in our house the other day and counted them. The interesting thing is that I’ve read them all, but have rarely followed any of the recipes. I’ve decided to challenge … Continue reading

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Sam Without Daisy

Animals in a household mourn a loss as keenly as other family members. But we are all learning to adapt and adjust to life without Daisy. For those of us with intellect and speech, we can temper sadness with an … Continue reading

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Our Sweet Girl

We said goodbye to sweet Daisy yesterday. Frank’s wish that she would someday learn to talk was granted in a way. She let us know that it was time to let her go. Biopsy indicated probable cancer. Prognosis, even with … Continue reading

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