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Weekly Photo Challenge: CHANGE, or A Gift from Ginger Garden

My mother made two intentional jokes in her life.¬†One of them was when she (Texas born) entered into a conversation about something-or-other saying, “Let’s talk about Texas. We weren’t, but let’s —” For my two sisters and me, that was … Continue reading

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An Angel in the Kitchen —

Don’t you think that’s something every kitchen needs? An angel in the kitchen? Especially when it’s an angel with a book! Maybe it’s a cookbook, maybe it’s a book of some heavenly wisdom — Whatever it is, I welcome her! … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: LUNCHTIME

Oh, is this ever a fruitful (pun intended) category! Nothing I like more than to whip out the iPhone (discreetly, no flash) and take a photo of what I am about to savor, dinner, lunchtime, even breakfast. Since this week’s … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: GROWTH (4)

Here is dinner salad growing in the garden of Melissa Kelly’s outstanding Primo restaurant in Rockland, Maine: A mixed green salad, so here’s more for the mix: And yes, the salad was fresh (obviously) and delicious. So was the entire … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: INSIDE (2a)

While we’re showing more utilitarian, less glamorous insides of things like laundry baskets, how about these two? The insides of dishwashers are very seldom, I think, the subject of portraits! And this was our refrigerator, stocked up awaiting the onslaught … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: SECRET PLACES

Things being as they are in Northampton, which is, after all, a smallish town — When you go out to eat or club you’re likely to meet “your Uncle Max and everyone you know”. But there is one place — … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: FRIENDSHIP, or Why I Like My Own Salad Dressing Best

I’m a good cook (no-bake) but without any distinguished recipe inventions or any of that stuff — Just a good everyday cook. But one thing I stoutly maintain: my salad dressing is the BEST. People always comment on it, want … Continue reading

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While We’re Waiting, A Little Paella?

The Daily Post has been taking longer and longer to pose the weekly photo challenge. So while we’re all waiting, I thought you might like something to nibble, something to sip: A little paella with chorizo and roasted peppers, a … Continue reading

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Come On, Let’s Do Tapas!

(This post is long because it has lots of photos, lots of food — so if you’re busy right now, wait to read it till later, and then dive in!) In Spain, people don’t even THINK about sitting down to … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: BLUE (1)

How’s this for today’s Blue Plate Special? Home made lobster roll and stir-fried veggies, good enough to eat!

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