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>first fruit of the spring

>While my darling husband did send me these luscious chocolate covered strawberries for Mother’s Day, I still made my own dessert. I’m a glutton, I know. I had just begun my annual reading of Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal Vegetable Miracle, which … Continue reading

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>in pictures

> The hubs made it safely home with the new automobile on Sunday evening, bringing our weekend o’ girl time to a close. But here are some highlights via photo: This is the lovely Dutch baby pancake I mentioned earlier… … Continue reading

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>a sense of loss

>This afternoon I pulled up most of my garden… brought in bagfuls of still-green tomatoes (some of which have been on the plants since July), plucked the salvageable leaves off my languishing basil, tucked the nine last little zucchini into … Continue reading

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>it must’ve been moonglow…

> That song is entirely why I bought the moonglow tomato plant (the version with Tony Bennett and k.d.lang is so phenomenal it makes me want to cry). Anyway, this here is my first tomato of the year – framed … Continue reading

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