It snowed last night; not much in terms of what’s on the ground – less than 3-inches of the white stuff. Today the sun bounces off the glistening white; I see the tall, now bare trees, swaying in the wind and every once in a while a gust tosses the […]
And here we are, Wednesday, the first Wednesday of November 2013 in fact. The fall-colored yellow, red and oranges leaves of our trees frame our windows with a canopy of brightness; they cling to gnarled branches before floating to the ground in wispy groupings before turning a caramel-colored brown and […]
This is a post I’ve wanted to write for a while now because almost two years ago, The Professor and I completed a mini-kitchen update and streamlined our pantry into one area. Before then, we had pantry items stored on shelves in our basement, on a shelf above the stairs […]
And suddenly, it was September. The Professor and I are home this month and we’ve been taking advantage of ‘no travel’ by tidying up our abode – fresh paint on walls, dusting everything in the rooms from floor to ceiling and moving furniture around. I don’t know if there’s such a thing […]
[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=”34148816″ style=”metal”] Musical pairing – Holy Moses by Washington This is one of those recipes I’ve wanted to share for a couple of years now; the anticipation of fall and the harvesting of concord grapes makes me feel nothing less than giddy. But Concord grape season is short, […]
[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=”36161493″ style=”metal”] Musical pairing – Here We Go Again by Ray Charles with Norah Jones Guys, I’m going to out myself here and say that I am bone-tired. My brain is fried, my body’s ‘get-up-and-go, got-up-and-went;’ I’m staring at a calendar that says next week is Thanksgiving, […]
The Professor and I love visiting the West Coast and it’s not until I’m actually there breathing salty water, watching the boats bob about and hearing the screech of the seagulls that I realize how much I miss it.
[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=”25670858″ style=”metal”] Musical pairing – So Small by Carrie Underwood My oldest son and his family moved to Indiana last month; the last year without Alice has been difficult and everyone felt they needed a new start – new job, new home, new beginning, moving forward. So they […]
The Professor and I are in beautiful Seattle once again – we’re finishing up a couple of projects with Shauna and Danny and had the pleasure of spending a Saturday visiting friends for a day of cider pressing.
‘Twas the week of Thanksgiving and not a single thing was ready . . . but the sun was about to rise . . . still in our pajamas, we grabbed the cameras, jumped in the car and headed down the road . . .