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Food

Spicy Cranberry – Orange Relish     So many of the foods that we gather to enjoy together, on Thanksgiving, must be prepared either the day of our dinner or the night before, to be at their optimal; however, that is not true with this delicious spicy cranberry-orange relish, which can be cooked head of…

In the Wild!

The Fox     Last month, I shared my neighbor, Lois Robertshaw’s photograph of an eagle in her backyard, that then flew into ours.  This month, I want to show you our mutually shared fox! We have all spotted him; he has been coming around for awhile, but this is the first picture I have…

Action

Susan M Ellingsen Munster, IN   Though not related to those dealing with Hurricane Harvey, may I ask you to take a look at this page. The woman in question was one of our Readers neighbors and is still a good friend; anyone who has ever read our pages, knows exactly how much we value…

Action

How to Help Hurricane Harvey     “. . . Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” ~ Matthew 25:40 ~   Dear Friends, I have asked one of our long time Readers, who lives in the area impacted…

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…

The Gecko Says

A Random Act of Kindness I think everyone at some point needs a random act of kindness, in our lives. Whether it’s a compliment on how good supper was, that an outfit looks good on you that day, or perhaps someone holding the door for you when your arms are full of groceries, it’s nice…

Holiday’s

Memorial Day One of the many things, which I appreciate in New England, is that Memorial Day is about stopping to reflect on those we have lost, in service to our nation; not about going out to look for bargains.  Take a few minutes, as this long weekend begins, and remember those who have been…

In the Wild!

Old Friends at Kentucky Downs We were in Kentucky and Kate said she wanted to pet a horse; not always do wishes come true so easily, but on this day it was just that simple. The first time we pulled off the I-65, in Franklin, Kentucky, was when we were traveling with our dog Merry,…

Connected

 Digital Giant – Robert Noyce Do you know that you are Connected to Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore, and actually without them, none of us would be Connected, or at least not as quickly. There are the two people who are given credit for the integrated circuit, which would be the foundation, of the computing…

The End of an Era I do not want to talk about the politics behind how animals are treated; trust me, I understand. A couple of weeks ago, Kate and I went to a wild animal refuge and lasted less than an hour, broken hearted at the small cages and confinements.  But despite how animal…