Tag Archives: Food

My Yard Is Kicking My Butt

I live in a part of the country where gardening is a challenge.  The cold and the snow in April killed off the primary leaf buds on many of our trees.  Most of the lilacs did not bloom, although I … Continue reading

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Hurray for the Pumpkin Pie!


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You Know It’s Fall When

It never fails.  The kids go back to school and it is still blistering hot, leaving the kids sweaty, overheated and lethargic.  This year was no exception. But, then Labor Day rolls around and, without fail, the weather starts to … Continue reading

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Three Summer Recipes

Every summer in this part of the country we look forward to the Olathe Sweet corn.  This year, because of the early heat, the corn is ready for eating.  It is white, sweet and delicious.  I know that every region … Continue reading

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Flags, No Fireworks and the Fourth of July

I was walking in the neighborhood enjoying the quiet of a holiday morning.  This Fourth of July is going to be a bit quieter than usual.  The extreme heat, the tinder dry conditions and the overwhelming destruction of the wildfires … Continue reading

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Give Me The Simple Life

As more or less typical baby boomers, my husband and I are thinking about simplifying our lives.  We just don’t need as much of anything these days.  Leading the list is food.  The pantry used to be packed with snacks … Continue reading

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Living in the Moment

My husband and I went to the coffee shop over the weekend to share a scone, have some coffee and enjoy a beautiful afternoon.  The young lady that gave us our drinks was sharing with us how much she hates … Continue reading

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