4 Dec, 2014

Farewell to an Old Pot

December 4th, 2014|Tags: , |

Why, I ask myself, is it so hard to say good-bye to an old pot? I know why, actually, but I still keep mulling over it because it strikes me [...]

27 Oct, 2014

Hemingway Birthplace Home Video Tour

October 27th, 2014|Tags: , , |

For my students who missed class at the Hemingway House and all my blog readers, here's a little video tour of my writer-in-residence studio in the attic, the attic itself, [...]

18 Aug, 2014

Bella Grace Blog Hop: Recipe for a Perfect Day on the Porch

August 18th, 2014|Tags: , |

The capturing of this recipe was inspired by Bella Grace and is my contribution to the Bella Grace Blog Hop. Essential: 1 porch 1 summer day, temperatures in the 70s, [...]

17 Aug, 2014

Coming Tomorrow

August 17th, 2014|Tags: , |

I've loved Stampington Company's magazine Artful Blogging ever since I discovered it on a bookstore browse in Denver three years ago, and now they have come out with another stunning magazine: Bella Grace. [...]

3 Apr, 2014

When Guests Come…

April 3rd, 2014|Tags: |

...you clean up. It's really one of the great benefits of having overnight guests or even just throwing a party: Suddenly you're compelled to tackle all those "construction sites" around [...]

27 Aug, 2013

Everything in Its Place

August 27th, 2013|Tags: |

Pantry contents relocated to our dining room table Going through the experience of having our entire apartment painted in a week, one thing struck me especially amidst all the chaos [...]

21 Aug, 2013

A Beloved Doll

August 21st, 2013|Tags: , |

  While putting our home back together after having all the walls painted, I got into a major cleaning frenzy. It is amazing how much dust you see once you start removing [...]

13 Aug, 2013


August 13th, 2013|Tags: |

  I've fallen off the August Break bandwagon for a few days because, alas, I needed a break, or rather, I was too busy with other things to take a [...]

9 Aug, 2013

Weekend Breakfast

August 9th, 2013|Tags: |

Our typical weekend breakfast - French toast (or pancakes) served on the porch in the summer. Goes somewhat with today's August Break topic of taste, because that French toast tastes [...]

3 Aug, 2013

A Double Yellow

August 3rd, 2013|Tags: , |

Today's August Break theme is "yellow" and so here is a double yellow for you - a yellow bowl and bananas. This bowl always sits on our kitchen counter, usually to [...]

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