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Appetizer in the Time of Covid

Adapting to the times. A picture from last year. An appetizer of hummus topped with veggies in a lemon vinaigrette. Toasted pita chips. A communal platter. Flash forward a year. Same inviting recipe following social distancing.

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Week at a Glance ( July 19 – July 25 )

A week when I found myself drawn to symbols of hope. Once a devotee of sunsets, my focus has turned to sunrises. A week that began with petunia plants devoid of flowers, and ended with a glorious new crop. A … Continue reading

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Week at a Glance ( July 12 – July 18 )

A week when joy was found in little things. The simple pleasure of windows thrown wide as the north wind chased humidity away for two perfect days. A week when the purples and blues of Hydrangeas tantalized at every turn. … Continue reading

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July, 2020

Morning breeze making a fleeting but welcome attempt to temper the humidity that envelops our shore. Heavy dew of a sultry night evaporating with the rising sun. An Osprey of almost prehistoric size circles above, eyeing prey for her developing … Continue reading

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Week at a Glance ( July 5 – July 11 )

A week when Hydrangeas reigned in all their glory. A week when the essence of summer was captured by ready access to basil leaves outside our door. A week when a family of swans called our local marsh home. A … Continue reading

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Week at a Glance ( June 28 – July 4 )

A week when Frank’s nemesis, the cute little chipmunk, kept winning the bird feeder challenge.  A week when Cardinals and Bluejays added song and fluttering color to our yard. A week when blooming Dogwood and Daylilies lined the bike path, … Continue reading

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Week at a Glance ( June 21 – June 27 )

  A week when our world bloomed at every turn. When daylillies greeted each morning with a trumpet like burst. A week when the bird feeder became a chipmunk’s snack bar, thwarting all Frank’s efforts to keep him at bay. … Continue reading

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Week at a Glance ( June 14 – June 20 )

  A week when fading Rhodys were replaced by lush impatiens. and parsley and thyme flourished steps from our kitchen door. A week when even a plastic plate practiced social distancing. A week when Linda and Ron’s June garden sang … Continue reading

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Week at a Glance ( June 7 – June 13 )

A week when summer arrived with her friend, Humidity, in tow.  A week when the harbor took on new life as boats bobbed on their moorings, and the Chart Room erected tents for mandated outdoor dining. A week when beach … Continue reading

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Personal Service

Just a little story of personal service in the impersonal world of ordering online. Yesterday, I ordered a gift from Captain Mowatt’s, a company based in Portland Maine that is justly famous for their various hot sauces. http://www.captainmowatts.com I’ve ordered … Continue reading

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