Category Archives: General Musing

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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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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