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Pandemic 1918, A Grandmother’s Notes

June 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

This is not humanity’s first pandemic, and in all likelihood, it won’t be its last. As the wise among us are often heard to say “those who do not pay attention to history are doomed...

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A Very French Picnic

September 7, 2015 | 7 Comments

“How about a picnic?” I offered one sunny afternoon. The kiddo and I just love a good picnic. Of course, ‘picnic’ to she and I, means tossing a couple of sandwiches in a bag so...

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The Sweet Sounds of Summer

July 24, 2015 | 1 Comments

The threesome of playmates are much too quiet, I speculate what mischief they might be up to. Giggles come from the backyard, followed by whispering, looming ever louder.  I suspect an ambush. Armed with water...

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Potato Gold Under a Harvest Moon

October 22, 2013 | 3 Comments

The chef in my life looked curiously at the package that arrived this spring “your Mother sent you potatos for your birthday?!” “Yup, it’s the year of the spud!” I declared. This season the Gypsy Garden was largely...

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