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Crêpes   The first time I had crepes was in Paris. It was December, near Christmas, and it was a cool evening. There was a man, standing over a hot griddle that was powered by an open flame. He skillfully ladled batter over the griddle, spreading it with the back of the ladle, and...
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Because I Can

    “Be a flamingo in a flock of pigeons.” ~ Savannah Larsen ~ Going through my files of photographs, I found this picture, which I of course composed and took. It reminded me of a quote I had read the night before. “Be a flamingo in a flock of pigeons.” ~ Savannah Larsen...
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Nature

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April 20, 2019

A Tempting Stroll Through Paradise Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden                                                
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Nature

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February 13, 2019

Broken Beauty     Can there be beauty in brokenness? I believe there can be and is; and I also believe that beauty is not just in the eye of the beholder. When I bought this orchid, the stem was not bent; though a bent stem would not have been enough of an issue...
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Because I Can

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February 2, 2019

The Compass Rose     Detroit Museum of Art, Detroit Michigan     Portland Headlight, Cape Elizabeth Maine     Aloha Clock Tower, Hawaii     United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland     In front of the William Penn Hotel in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania     Fairchild Gardens, Miami, Florida   Welcome Center off...
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Nature

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January 25, 2019

The Sun Rising in Maine     I love the ocean.  I do not know why I do not feature it more often, on these pages, or why I do not spend more time on the beach.  This is a series of photographs inspired by Christine’s desire to see the sunrise in Maine.  ...
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Food

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January 15, 2019

Everyday Garbanzos     I love garbanzos (chickpeas), they are extremely versatile, and of course delicious. For a fast meal, with little fuss, these can be whipped up in the time it takes to prepare a pot of rice, in the rice cooker. Ingredients: 1 large can of Chickpeas – drained and rinsed 3...
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Food – Cooking With Children

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December 21, 2018

Cooking with Children   This month, I will continue to share recipes from The Cookie Book, by Eva Moore, as well as the Holiday Cookbook for boys and girls. Decorating Christmas cookies is one of the true delights of the holiday season, an activity that book children and adults will enjoy!   Christmas Cookies...
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Fiction

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December 10, 2018
Fiction

In general I am not an envious person, but I do so wish I could write something as beautiful as this story. I love this story. When I first read it, I identified with Buddy; now I feel a bit more empathy with the elder woman, time does have its ways. I miss being...
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Nature

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December 7, 2018
Nature

Chenille     As winter sweeps through New England, my thoughts are on warmer weather and nature’s vibrance.  Though not exactly a Christmas plant, this beautiful Chenille is certainly dressed for the holiday! I love this plant; and just because it is easy to grow, rather it is that flower!  Though a native of...
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