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Labor Day Weekend

Traditionally for me, this weekend is when reality sets in. Summer is really over, and my time will be more structured through the middle of December. Many household and garden projects remain half completed, and I consider how to prioritize … Continue reading

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New England Summer

This morning, I feel like I live in New England. Cool overnight, I needed a little more than a light blanket; turning off the ceiling fan was more than I could manage half asleep at 3 a.m. When I took … Continue reading

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Blueberry Muffins

Today’s food of the day. I’m liking the process of finding things in the fridge and cupboard that can become something else. My other process over the past week has been settling back into a routine of sorts. My long … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Biscuits

Does buttermilk go bad? Ask your search engine. I did. And I found a couple of food sites where others had asked the same. I read until I found two separate threads where people said they had baked biscuits with … Continue reading

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On Speaking Too Soon

Beautiful New England summer day. Cool breezes. The dog is still waking me early, before 6 a.m. This is better than she was doing before I left a month ago. At that point, she was waking around 4:30. But since … Continue reading

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Sunscreen

Which is worse, sun exposure or sunscreen in your eyes? The answer may seem obvious, especially since Dad had melanoma, but my experience with the pain and eye watering that comes with sunscreen in the eyes suggests there’s some room … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Vet

The dog woke up limping on Sunday. Concerned, I looked at her paw and could find no obvious reason–no thorn, rusty nail, wasp stinger. These were the obvious culprits to suspect now that the snow has melted and such hazards … Continue reading

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