In Nature

Favorite Books

Art

Food

In Nature

The Tree – Yes, That Tree     As spring came into focus, this year, we decided it was time…

Favorite Books

Sitting By My Bedside “One sure window into a person’s soul is his reading list.” ~ Mary B. W. Tabor…

Art

To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux…

Food

Pickled Beets My first memories of a “real” delicatessen are in California, going into Canter’s Deli that was open 24…

In Nature

The Tree – Yes, That Tree     As spring came into focus, this year, we decided it was time to deal with a few of the trees that were too close to the house, including The Tree. The Tree in our life, the infamous tree, is the tree that was involved in Kate’s life…

Favorite Books

Sitting By My Bedside “One sure window into a person’s soul is his reading list.” ~ Mary B. W. Tabor ~ What are you reading?  Are you looking for your next great read?  Here is a look at what is sitting by my bedside, and which I am pleased to recommend. Let me know what…

Art

To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~      Tents at Lake O’Hara by John Singer Sargent My interest in American artist has certainly grown, since being exposed to more of their efforts, on the East Coast. I was instantly drawn to…

Food

Pickled Beets My first memories of a “real” delicatessen are in California, going into Canter’s Deli that was open 24 hours a day! The deli had enough neon to belong in Los Angeles and enough of everything else – from good food to ambiance – to be a Jewish deli; however, I do not remember…

Perfect Post Cards

  The Giant Redwoods I love this old postcard; it has been in my collection for years. This tree had been hallowed out by fire; allowing one to step inside of a giant redwood – or park your car! Our fascination with the giant redwoods, of northern California, began when they were first sighted, by…

Connected

 Blockchain The Internet changed our lives in numerous ways, and became a great equalizer for society. It changed the way we do business, and made the world a little smaller.  We now have another technology that will go a step further.  It is called blockchain. What is blockchain? First, blockchain is a distributed database, meaning…

From the Editor

Surprise Kate was driving home, and she mentioned that she was bringing me a surprise. I asked a few questions, none of which were answered, and in my mind I settled on something like guava pastries or cheesecake. When she arrived, she handed me the above package. Kate had carried this bundle on an airplane. …

Film’s Recommended by Marcial

  This is a trading world and men, women and children, who cannot live on gravity alone, need something to satisfy their gayer, lighter moods and hours, and he who ministers to this want is in a business established by the Author of our nature.  If he worthily fulfills his mission and amuses without corrupting,…