Category Archives: Everything

January Musings

            With a full week of January still to be seen, one would expect thoughts of spring further away than a dim horizon. Au contraire. I rose early this morning because there was a thawing chicken in … Continue reading

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The Great Snowstorm of 2018

After much hype and ado, the great snowstorm of 2018 hit the northern Arkansas Ozarks with a whimper. We woke to a heavy dusting of unmeasurable snow and damp walkways. The weather person was right – we did get snow. … Continue reading

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The Making of Tomato Pie, savory

Even though I consider myself a southern woman I had never had, much less eaten, a tomato pie until last summer. How did I survive without this delicacy?! I make this pie several times throughout the summer and it is … Continue reading

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Missing My Mother’s Comments

My mother will be eighty soon. She is still pretty spry and spunky for eighty. But she doesn’t get to her computer anymore to check email and read my blog. And the bottom line is – I miss her encouraging … Continue reading

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The Glass Worker

A visit to Mary Patrick near Bruno, Arkansas this past summer brought quite an unexpected surprise. We knew she made stained glass and glass sculpture but had no idea what extraordinary pieces we would see. The home is filled with … Continue reading

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Being Rid of Squash Bugs

Prevention is the key. You must start in the fall – that said I am starting in June. What can I say. If you start in the fall (and I will this fall for sure) it gets things off to … Continue reading

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