Tag Archives: New England

Associations

Here are more photos I took of items from the Calhoun Pickers place. I’m posting these because we are going on another road trip to New England, shortly, and many of these items remind me of things from my New England heritage, whether … 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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Mum

Every year, this day is one that causes lots of statuses to show up on my family’s Facebook pages with photos and sentiments of a woman who influenced all of us (and there are a LOT of us), and is … Continue reading

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Awesomeness vs. Reality

If you’ve been following me for some time, you know how much I love my favorite season, autumn, and really miss the brilliant colors of New England that abound at this time of year. As a result, I’m always keeping … Continue reading

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Lots of Fluff

Today’s topic is brought to you courtesy of Facebook and our son, who posted this on my timeline sometime in the wee hours of the night while he was catching up on some procrastination projects: Of course, I had to … Continue reading

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To Drawl or Not to Drawl

Ever since we moved down here in 2010, our daughter has made it clear that she would fight acquiring a Southern accent. That is until yesterday when she acknowledged that in spite of her valiant efforts, she is starting to … Continue reading

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Adventures in Hiking

When we moved to this area of the state which is slightly cooler, more mountainous (by Alabama standards), more picturesque, has more recreational areas and fewer (as in practically hopefully nil) gator-inhabited waters (thank you men of the past who … Continue reading

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