I love gardening. Putting a seed in the ground, watering it, letting the sun shine on it, and having it grow into something beautiful and edible is, for me, miraculous and gratifying.
Every plant I grow is like a baby to me, so when I woke up to see this incredible blossom, I was beyond excited.
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Continue reading “Ties That Bind”
I just love the elegance of Adirondack chairs. Continue reading “Adirondack Chairs”
I don’t like to waste anything, so after I made the Salmon Tartines (see January 20, 2018 post), I had to figure out what to do with the bread crusts. I put them in a container in the fridge for a few days until it came to me. I could cut them up and use them in bread pudding! It’s delicious for breakfast or as a snack anytime. Continue reading “Bread Pudding”
I was inspired to make salmon tartines after watching, “The Last Word,” a movie starring Shirley MacLaine as Harriet Lauler, a retired businesswoman and control freak. Harriet wants to make sure she’s remembered fondly after her death, so she hires a journalist to pen her obituary while she is still living. The only problem is that nobody seems to like Harriet, so she decides to do some good deeds in order to have a glowing obituary. Continue reading “Salmon Tartines”
This painting of irises by my mom hangs on the wall above the bed where I sleep when I visit her. I like the fact that the room that I stay in doubles as her art studio. It’s comforting to be surrounded by her beautiful creations. Continue reading “Irises and More”
I recently visited my Mom in Maryland and it was just what I needed—a week of peace and quiet. It was so relaxing that I took time to enjoy what was growing in her yard. Continue reading “A Bloomin’ Good Time”