COMFORT FOOD: A CREAMY POTATO LEEK SOUP SUPPER

COMFORT FOOD: A CREAMY POTATO LEEK SOUP SUPPER
March 2, 2011

I am not sure what is different about this past week, but I have craved citrus and soups. OH YA, I forgot, I was sick. Well meds are circulating through my system and I am beginning to turn the corner …Read the Rest

OLD BULBS GONE WILD!!!

February 26, 2011

…from the Secret Garden From an earlier post, I spoke of My Secret Winter Garden. Well, nestled there off to the side of the light, I had placed my two old Amaryllis bulbs from previous years. They spend their summer on …Read the Rest

A Pine Mountain Romantic Memory

A Pine Mountain Romantic Memory
February 14, 2011

We were in Iron River last weekend and I happened to see this newspaper in a gas station. Seeing these headlines reminded me of a couple visits I have had to Pine Mountain. No, I was not there ski jumping. …Read the Rest

The Sparkle of February’s Winter Days

The Sparkle of February’s Winter Days
February 8, 2011

 It’s 5 degrees this morning, another cold snap here in the Mid West. By February, I begin to hunger and crave for more sunshine and its warmth on my face. The light has returned today. Can you feel it? Its brilliance is magnified and reflected off …Read the Rest

GUEST BLOGGER: WOOF!

GUEST BLOGGER: WOOF!
January 25, 2011

  Fast Eddy here. I decided that I would take my turn at the keys and pound out a few words to you all. So here goes. A few of you have asked how my rear leg knee surgery is …Read the Rest

My Secret Winter Garden

My Secret Winter Garden
January 21, 2011

  I remember that my Grandma Orr saved her geraniums each winter in her unheated upstairs. She kept them in their pots near a window. It kept them alive and in a state of suspension. I, too, do the same, …Read the Rest

Recess vs. Education Minutes

Recess vs. Education Minutes
January 18, 2011

Last week the news was full of whether American public school students are given enough “play time” or physical activity during the school day. Having taught 29 years, I saw recess time slowly disappear and behavior problems grow. Are they …Read the Rest

FOREVER CHANGING

FOREVER CHANGING
January 14, 2011

I remember when my children were little, I tried to make a deal with my husband that I would gladly be the “go to” parent for problems when the boys were little, but once they hit the teens, his calm …Read the Rest

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