something wicked this way comes

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it’s that time of year again, when goblins big and small roam the streets haunting us for treats as a payoff for not playing tricks to add to the oddity of the holiday, in our city trick or treat is not on halloween, but on the sunday before (i know, don’t get me started; some […]


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when debbie wrote following my last post that her husband had just baked a scrumptious version of carrot cake for her birthday which also included beets, i was sold—since we happen to have carrots AND beets that can be dug up fresh in just a few minutes, that tipped the scales for me. saturday dawned […]

good company

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mmm, pie fresh from the oven, yum, yum. i made this on wednesday (from andrea came to stay overnight on her way to michigan. aside from putting in so much filling that the crust almost couldn’t contain it, it turned out very well, using frozen berries that we bought locally during high season (we have […]

i’m so glad the world has wool

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when my dear friend budding apple shawlette knit by her own two hands—isn’t it exquisite?? HA! if you think it looks pretty, you should feel it, mmm i love my new shawlette—i pretty much wearing it nearly natural dye studio angel, an alpaca/cashmere/silk blend in fingering weight. this colorway (sorry, i don’t know the name!) […]