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Memorial Day

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. … We are the dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw […]

Spring Break!?

Mais où sont les neiges d’antan? (where are the snows of yesteryear?) Early daffodils blooming in January, late ones in March – 4 weeks ahead of schedule. Maples blooming in late February. Red buds in full blooms now. Peach and cherry blossoms passed their peak. […]

In Memoriam

Today is Memorial Day in the United States. In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the dead. Short […]

Post Card from the Hills

Not food nor gardening, but hey, sometimes a girl needs a break…

Oven on Fire

Melted plastic tray in the oven. Saved by baking soda! This is why you should NEVER – EVER – store plastic in your oven. Metal or heat-proof glass containers, yes, but plastic? Repeat after me: Do not store anything plastic in the oven. Don’t. You […]

Apologies

My apologies to all of you who posted comments and whose comments have disappeared. It was not my doing: I love your comments! It’s apparently an issue that other WordPress bloggers have been having. Not being a techie person, I don’t understand how it happened. […]