Monthly Archives: June 2012

Photo: Tasting Summer

Like I said in my first post, I’m not really a photographer. But since I do take pictures for posts/articles, I’ve got a reason to try to do better. So, I’m trying.

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Grocery Cart Poetry: An Ode to Bacon

This is my favorite of the two pork-related poems I have crafted, and I daresay it is likely the only ode ever to use the word “scarf” as a verb. Since my husband is such an avid fan of bacon, … Continue reading

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Poor boys and pilgrims with families, and we are goin’ to Graceland

My kids and I had a tradition, of a sort, when we’d head west from our home here in south central Pennsylvania, back to Ohio to visit relatives. It happened unintentionally, as I imagine most family traditions begin. While still in … Continue reading

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Shameless Unselfish Promotion, Potato Salad and Plato

If you’ve been following me, you might know that, once in a while, I write for a website called Home Ec 101 — a site of which I was a big fan of long before the owner, Heather Solos,  asked me if … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Pride cometh before a fall. Or before the loss of what you just wrote that you thought was so amazing you couldn’t believe you wrote it.

And it’s just gone so nobody else will ever believe it, either. Ya know, that oughta learn ya something. But will it?

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Saturday afternoons with Denny: What Alzheimer’s Leaves Behind

As I begin writing this, Denny* is sitting at the dining table, rubbing the back of a spoon over the entire surface of the rooster-adorned placemat before him. He began this immediately after finishing the butterscotch pudding I gave him … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Grocery Cart Poetry: Sour Cream

Sour cream covers a multitude of kitchen sins, but it is something of a temptation in and of itself. Or am I the only one who can’t resist a taste or two of the good stuff? And of course, by … Continue reading

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Originally posted on DENY DESIGNS:
Talk about getting jazzed up on caffeine – at the Aroma Festival at The Rocks in Sydney, Australia (an annual coffee festival), organizers used 3,604 cups of coffee — four shades using different amounts of coffee…

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