Monthly Archives: November 2011

Wordless Wednesdays – Roman Candy

Heading home at dusk on the bicycle, and here’s the Roman Candy cart.  Pure joy!

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The pies and cakes post, with an excellent almond cake recipe!

The first, and perhaps easiest, thing I baked at the beach over the Thanksgiving holiday was a butter almond cake.  I found it while sorting through a bunch of rather old newspaper clippings.  The Times Picayune credits C&H Cane Sugar … Continue reading

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Stillness Sundays – seagull and sun dog

This seemed like a perfect photo for Stillness Sundays.  I have to zip away from the computer, so if you don’t know what a sun dog is, you can Google it and you’ll find lots of images and explanations.  Go … Continue reading

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Story Saturdays – a story of a watch and of time

This is my Appalachian Trail watch.  It’s apparently rather light for a watch like this, and its face glows at night.  It’s also waterproof. The Velcro closure started to break down about three weeks into my hike.  I think it … Continue reading

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What I did on my Blogvacation

Yes, yes, I know – another week without blogging and I still have that Post A Day badge on my blog?  So sad.  But I have a good excuse!  I was at the beach!  For a glorious six sunsets and … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Fridays part II: Murmuration

Here’s a little lagniappe post (lagniappe means something extra in Louisianese or Cajun or something) just in case you missed this video that’s gone viral.  It is so worth a click. As I watch the much smaller flocks of sparrows, … Continue reading

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Fantabulous Fridays part I: Cocktails!

New Orleans is a city of cocktails.  We even have a cocktail festival!  There are lots of great bars that specialize in beautiful cocktails with fresh juices and house-made bitters.  I once had a whiskey sour (old school, I know … Continue reading

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