We traveled around the beautiful Isle of Skye, including the Clan Donald Centre and then on to Edinburg for some culture. Back at Glasgow Airport it seemed like we had just left, but it had been nine days.
I was a little surprised, a little queasy and a lot impressed when my uncle donated his body to science. I had never known anyone to donate their body to science before and I wasn’t sure what donating your body to science means. Is there a funeral? What happens to the remains once they have … Continue reading Anatomical Gift?
New England and particularly the Boston area is experiencing a blizzard, or a nor'easter with snow, or a winter storm. They, which is The Weather Channel, have named it Nemo and according to this article, http://news.discovery.com/earth/weather-extreme-events/naming-nemo-gets-traction-130208.htm, the naming of this storm and winter storms is catching on. And a lot of it has to do with … Continue reading Nemo, a Storm of Historic Proportions?!
There's a recipe in our CSA newsletter for turnips and yogurt. Why in the world, I wonder, would anyone want to have turnips and yogurt. I won't eat them individually, let along together. I learned that I do not like turnips through my CSA. Our first year as members brought a lot of new vegetables … Continue reading Turnips and yogurt? Why?
We're back from a 17 day trip to Italy. It was the best vacation of my life, so far. We saw Como, Milan, Florence, Rome and the village in Abruzzi where my husbands great-grandparents came from then back to Rome. We took the slow boat around Lake Como and found it to be so relaxing. … Continue reading Observations on our Trip to Italty
Temperature in the low 80's; drop-leaf table (stained and polyurethaned by yours truly) installed in the back room next to the picture window, with a view of the trees and mid-level; a trip to the local farmer's market by the lake and an afternoon reading on the deck; plus cheeseburgers on our grill; I couldn't … Continue reading Today was a beautiful day
When my husband and I first met, his choice of herbs and vegetables was not broad or adverturous. It ran to lettuce and broccoli with the occasional green beans added for a rare change. My husband liked what his mother had served and didn't see any reason to change. I still remember his mother saying … Continue reading Would you like some chive with that?
So, I have a recipe available online now with my name in the title. The reason my name is in the title, I think, is to show that it hasn't been borrowed or repurposed from another site. This whole thing happened because my husband and I belong to a community supported agriculture or CSA. At … Continue reading A recipe
My husband and I will be celebrating our 19th wedding anniversary in August. Other than my parents, my siblings and a couple of friends, this is the longest relationship of my life. Long-term had not every been a plan of mine when I was younger. My dating record could set a land speed record, I'd … Continue reading The love of my life