Month: May 2016

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Farewell Spring

Today I learned that the pipe organ was the most complex manmade object from its inception until the advent of the telephone exchange in the late 19th century. I made ribollita, an Italian soup, for the church potluck, ate a […]

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To Market, to Market

My husband and I went to the Evil Palace of Books, where we bought stuff to study this summer, and thence to the Farmers Market, where we bought strawberries and bok choy and various lettuces and peas and potatoes and […]

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Preparation

#1 son and his crew came over for a meal prep session. Here’s what we made: Moroccan Meatballs ¬†using a paleo recipe with fresh mint, but the one linked might be better, though I’d still use mint. Home fries and […]

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My Husband Is Too Kind

My husband is probably not too kind, because one can’t really be too kind. But he does have an extremely irritating habit of occasionally — not often enough for me to be able to prepare for it — cooking lunch […]

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Follow Through

The world has been too much with me, so today I am luxuriating in the beautiful day, my lovely home, and the quilt I’m working on. First, I did some housework, waxed the firepit, and went to the local Hancock’s, […]

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The Next Project

  The quilt for the Little Girl is coming along well and next up is the quilt for the Little Boy. What’s next after that, then? Adiri is still on the needles, and I would definitely have to reacquaint myself […]

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Bose-Einstein Condensates

My latest shipment of happy mail included this little sampler. I understand most of these terms, though I confess that Llama Love continues to be unclear to me. I tried to look up PGW and BEC, and found that PGW […]