Monthly Archives: May 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: ABOVE (4)

Nothing else about the photos pleased me. Not the angle I was able to shoot from, nor the inability to isolate the flowers. There they are, all crammed together in a weedy overgrown bed, scrunched right up against the vinyl … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: ABOVE (3)

We eat horizontally, but look vertically — ¬†Looking down from above, here are some summer lunches, maybe vaguely Spanish in theme? Or Mexican, perhaps? A Spanish speaking, warm country, at any rate. And delicious in any language, this sort-of-paella but … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: ABOVE (2)

It’s about food. It’s almost always about food, for me. I like thinking about it, reading about it, watching it in the movies or on TV. And then I like prepping it, mise-ing en place: And finally cooking it, of … Continue reading

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This year’s Spring: It’s a Quiet Thing —

Spring came slowly this year, and quietly. No blare of trumpets or daffodils, no noisy explosions of azaleas (not yet, at least) — just quietly. Water riffling the pond at Look Park: Pale blossoms timidly unfolding: Winter’s warriors fallen: Spring’s … Continue reading

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