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The Library

The doors to the library are open today.Really open.Not a call ahead and pick up your booksat the front door kind of day, but a climb the stairs and peruse the new books collection and lose oneself in the stacks … Continue reading

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New Hope

First day of Spring.A time of promise. Yes, it’s about traditional signs.Flowers respondingto the warming sun. But this year, it’s all about the vaccine. Hopes pinned to science that will allow us to shed not only winter coats and hats, … Continue reading

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The Angel

For most, a mere paperclip. For one creative soul, an angel. A gift dangling from a pink ribbon on the branch of a tree. Poised to delight a bike path wanderer.

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Daily Bread

Basic need. Creative outlet. Perhaps both. Ability to conjure magic.Some flour. Water. Yeast. Salt.A sprinkle of fairy dust. With time and warmth, inert ingredients take on new life.From little comes much.

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Choosing delight

Morning arrivingin a rosy blaze of glory.Bike path reindeer donning helmets. A February day that hints of Spring. Finding joy in little things.

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Beard’s Bread

Sometimes an old friendly recipe turns out to be the best after all. Beard on Bread was once my bible back in the 1970’s when I first started baking bread. Still in print, it’s now considered a classic. Guess that … Continue reading

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Object Lesson

An article in Real Simple magazine posed the following question: “What object in your home have you been surprised to love more and more over the years?” For me, it would definitely be our treadmill. It’s an old model that … Continue reading

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Friday Night Pizza

Frank has elevated Friday night pizza to an art form. New Haven style thin crust. A two day cold fermentation provides the groundworkfor the dough. Homemade sauce with garlic, basil, and oregano.Sliced mozzarella.The proper tools. Wooden peel to slide into … Continue reading

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Hope

When snow clings to bare branches, and icicles hang by the door, and our world is held immobilein February’s tight fist.A splash of green. New life sprouting free in a sunny corner.Hope.

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Not Your Average Quiche

I honestly can’t remember the last time I shared a recipe on this blog. I have definitely been cooking. Just not blogging about it. This pandemic has us all spending quality time in our kitchens. The crustless quiche we had … Continue reading

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