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Brrrr, it’s hot outside!

Wow, July is almost over–can you believe how fast time flies? It’s been a very wet and fairly hot summer which my allergies and adipose deposits (from lack of outdoor activity due to heat intolerance) have thoroughly taken advantage of. … Continue reading

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Elephants, and tigers, and…stuff.

There exists a lull in the United States during the spring and summer months, specifically in regards to…football!! Regardless of the absence of live games (there are plenty of game reruns), one cannot escape whatever rivalry exists in your state … Continue reading

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Letting Go

On Wednesday, my daughter and I drove to Auburn for her session of Camp War Eagle, one of eight orientation and registration sessions that Auburn University offers its approximately 5000 incoming freshman. We arrived a day earlier for a couple hours … Continue reading

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Lemonade…that cool, refreshing drink. Sometimes….

Some of my friends and former neighbors may remember, I know my kids do, when we lived on South Main Street in a little NH town, and I would set them up with a stand so they could sell lemonade on Friday afternoons and … Continue reading

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Culinary Colour Palettes

For years, I have had several “go-to” items that I make for gatherings and get-togethers: mashed potatoes, potato salad, green bean casserole, or dessert. As far as dessert goes, my signature recipe has been key lime pie since 1994. I … Continue reading

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Women, Pancakes, and Roadkill

Last night, I saw something announcing that today was “International Women’s Day”. I like to joke about all these national and international days of you-name-it. I don’t recall there being so many days of recognition prior to the rise of … Continue reading

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My cup of tea: raw milk.

Last weekend, my daughter and I attended a firearms safety class with a friend of mine at a local state-of-the-art firing range, after which we all went to lunch at a new Chinese restaurant in our town. During the course of … Continue reading

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