Monthly Archives: December 2013

NEW YEAR’S EVE, 2013

Ever since the birth of the blog, I’ve had a milestone post in mind.  You know, after a benchmark number of views was reached, I would write a great big thank you.  Well, as I know you also know, life … Continue reading

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THE DAY IN PICTURES: CATS AND BOXES

Basil is licking his lips in anticipation of sneaking up on Fern. For the thousandth time. Whatever will they do when the Christmas boxes are gone?

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SESAME-CLEMENTINE BRAISED CABBAGE

I need a break from rich food. It isn’t that I’ve consumed a lot, but I’ve just been around so much of it non-stop for the last month.  In fact, there were many nights during party season when I felt … Continue reading

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THE DAY IN PICTURES: CHRISTMAS DAY

Breakfast of quiona cakes and some serious mushrooms. Just look at that globe of glistening yolk! Me and my shadow took two fine dogs on a glorious hike. Paths are dotted with benches which have been donated in memory of … Continue reading

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THE DAY BEFORE THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS: CHICKEN & BLACK BEAN STEW

This is a word-laden post, as opposed to the photo-heavy ones of late. Be that the good news or the bad for you, as I say in About, I write, or try to, for people who love to read as … Continue reading

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THE DAY IN PICTURES: THE LONGEST NIGHT OF THE YEAR

It’s fitting, I suppose that the year’s longest night brings a close to a stretch of the longest weeks of the year.  At work, we’ve been awash in Christmas parties ever since the weekend directly following Thanksgiving.  When all is … Continue reading

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WORDLESS WEDNESDAY: DECEMBER 11, 2013

Yes, I realize today is Thursday, but I took the photo on Wednesday, so technically speaking, I’m operating within acceptable limits.  Work with me, people, please. Pink peppermint meringues for a Mary Kay Christmas party    

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WORDLESS WEDNESDAY: DECEMBER 4, 2013

Wild bunny tracks in fresh snow on a 2º morning

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THE WEEK IN PICTURES, THANKSGIVING 2013

While, yes, the abundance of the week was consumed with shopping for, preparing for, and celebrating Thanksgiving (and its leftovers), we first had to get through yet another surgery for Basil, on the right above.  He has a dreadful, and … Continue reading

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