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Halloween

I am really enjoying the build-up to Halloween this year.  My son, who has chosen to be a ghoulish vampire, is parading in his costume at school today, followed by a party at my husband’s firm that will include candy, magicians, … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Walnut Bread

I adore all things made with pumpkin.  I stumbled across this recipe and tried it.  It made the moistest, most delicious pumpkin bread.  If you keep the bread in the pan it is baked in, cover it with wax paper … Continue reading

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The Blind Side

I saw “The Blind Side” on cable this weekend.   I was humbled.  After all, what kind of faith, other than “blind” faith,” does it take to bring a stranger into your home and give them the emotional and material nourishment … Continue reading

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Out of Control – The Invasion of the Stinkbugs

Okay folks.   This morning my husband cranked open the window in the kitchen only to witness 21 (yes, 21, he counted them) stinkbugs land within one minute on the screen.  On Saturday, as I left the house, the front door, entry step, … Continue reading

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Town & Country

Town & Country is one of my favorite magazines.  It captures the lifestyle of high society, cataloguing their exploits and accomplishments and their vacations and homes.  Most importantly, it showcases the types of luxury goods that these individuals are in … Continue reading

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David Tanis – Brilliance in the Kitchen

I first was introduced to David Tanis through an article in the November 2005 issue of Saveur.  He is chef part of the year at Chez Panisse in Berekely, California.  He spends the other half of the year in Paris.  In the … Continue reading

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Cozy

Yesterday brought us our first taste of raw, damp, fall weather.  People were wearing jackets, and there was a collective mental sigh because everyone knew that summer was over.  A precursor to the winter ahead, the weather was more a … Continue reading

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