Monthly Archives: August 2010

There’s rain in my head

Rain I opened my eyes And looked up at the rain, And it dripped in my head And flowed into my brain, And all that I hear as I lie in my bed Is the slishity-slosh of the rain in … Continue reading

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fresh zucchini just begs to be baked into fragrant, cinnamon-laced bread. Who am I to argue?

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Say Cheesecake!

Today I bought a little box of heaven, cleverly disguised as six wee cheesecakes. I have cut them in half and we are thoroughly enjoying a decadent treat in lieu of dinner. If you ever make it to the Pike … Continue reading

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That’s the sound that summer is making as it zooms by. Where did it go?  Why don’t I have a tan? Oh. Right. Because I live in Seattle… The kidlets go back to school in just two weeks, which signals … Continue reading

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Two of the household males are on vacation this week, and with the return of summer heat I just haven’t felt much like cooking. So, I haven’t. 🙂 There’s also been a significant reduction in the amount of meat & … Continue reading

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Scaredy cat

Our lovely little kitty got herself in a bit of  scrap last Thursday night. Having spent her whole life as an indoor kitty she is a bit overwhelmed by OUTSIDE, and usually contains her forays to the back yard. She loves … Continue reading

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Family spree

I finally feel rested and recovered from our lovely trip to visit my southern relatives. It was wonderful spending time with everyone, laughing and eating, telling stories, seeing all the sights that Texarkana and the surrounding areas have to offer … Continue reading

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The past nine days have been spent fully immersed in family – distant family that we don’t get to see very often. In fact, I am the only one in the house who has met any of these people, so … Continue reading

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Garden delights

today I got our first real harvest from the garden. We have been enjoying radishes and strawberries for about a month, but today I gathered an armful of organic goodies: garlic, two zucchini, three carrots, a late radish, a bowl … Continue reading

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