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Back to the Classics - 2022
Sunday, November 27, 2022
Sorry for being AWOL, but I have been reading and listening and need to get back on track. The past couple of months have been characterized...
Thursday, October 06, 2022
Travelogue - Victoria
I've been visiting Victoria, BC for a week, starting with the JASNA AGM on September 29 to October 2, and then for a week with my husban...
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Off to Victoria, BC - JASNA AGM and Gardens!
Just a quick post to say stay tuned for posts about the JASNA AGM in Victoria, BC this weekend. After the AGM ends on Sunday, my husband i...
Sunday, September 04, 2022
The House of Medici: Its Rise and Fall
I love to visit Italy, and I love to learn about its history. Since I am on a mission to read all of the books I received as gifts last year...
Sunday, August 28, 2022
Old Filth - Jane Gardam
I picked up Old Filth , by Jane Gardam, a few years ago after a friend was shocked that I hadn't read it much less heard of it. And then...
Friday, August 19, 2022
Mid-August Roundup - Reading, Walking, Learning
Dog days of summer--lots of rain in Colorado (hurrah!), a bit cooler weather, still no tomatoes. What's up with that? But don't you ...
Friday, August 05, 2022
Summer Garden Stew - or How to Use Up All That Squash
I've made the following concoction twice now and it is so delicious I simply had to share. This is definitely my own recipe, based on wh...
Sunday, July 17, 2022
Mid-summer Mini Reviews
The twin peaks, Longs Peak and Mt Meeker, on my Saturday morning walk earlier this month. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine , by Gail Hone...
Sunday, July 10, 2022
Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire
My first big book of the summer, qualifying for the Big Book Summer Challenge , is a reread of Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire aka The Duc...
Sunday, June 19, 2022
Solstice - Food, Love, and Friendship
It's almost midsummer...love the long days, cool mornings, and color everywhere. My garden is doing well. The peonies were splendid as ...
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