Category Archives: General Musing

Fun Fact of Aging

  I ┬áhave age related hearing loss. Nothing major. Basically, if something is loud enough, I can hear it. Recheck appointment in two years. I can live with that. One of the fun facts about aging is that you collect … Continue reading

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And the Years Fly By

Added this year’s Christmas card to the collage  on my bulletin board. Children are such a stark indicator of the passage of time. Those chubby babies smiling from early cards are now pre-teens. Photographs can capture a moment in time … Continue reading

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Discovery in the Morning Light

Clocks fell back this morning. Groans on all sides that we’ve been robbed of an hour of daylight. This moan is only tempered by the realization (at least for some) that it also means an extra hour of sleep on … Continue reading

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Rituals

  And the rituals of Fall begin in earnest once the thermostat calls for heat. Air conditioner vents closed, as the furnace assumes its place of dominance for the long months ahead. Mums and pumpkins guard the door. Squash and … Continue reading

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Bringing Sally Lunns Home

  One of my favorite meals in Bath was at Sally Lunn’s, the home of the famous Sally Lunn Bun. This iconic brioche-like creation can be used as a base for butter and jam, (or even better, clotted cream) paired … Continue reading

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Great Britain

There were abbeys and castles, cream teas and Scottish pasties, daunting “full English” breakfasts. The history and grandeur of the Roman Baths, and the serenades of street musicians at every turn in lovely Bath Spa. The long climb to the … Continue reading

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Goodbye Sam

  We said goodbye to Sam on Saturday. Our little force of nature with the big personality let us know that it was time for him to go. It shouldn’t have been the surprise that it was. Sam was just … Continue reading

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