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Signs of spring and renewal

Spring! In the form of forsythia forced to bloom indoors. I’ve been away. I’m sorry for neglecting to tend this blog, my garden, my life. Winter came and it was cold and damp and the sun didn’t shine for days. … Continue reading

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Friday Dog Photo: Piper says “Merry Christmas”

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Friday Dog Photo: Adia makes her list and checks it twice

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Friday Dog Photo: Adia waiting near the window

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Stained glass

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Having a stained glass artist in the house is a delight. This piece hangs in our front window.

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Dinner with friends

Dinner with friends

Although I’m no longer a vegetarian I still love big salad dinners. What you can’t see in this photo is that there’s a huge bowl of mixed leafy greens under all of those yummy toppings.

The bowl itself is 14 inches across but it’s only 3 to 4 inches deep, perfect for serving salad or pasta.

Ingredients: Red peppers, herbed feta cheese, avocado, black California olives and hard boiled eggs.

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Still life with garden gloves

Still life with garden gloves

Still life with garden gloves.

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Blackberry jam

Blackberry jam

These jams were given to family and friends for holiday gifts.

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Bread and butter pickles

Bread and butter pickles

These were our first batch of bread and butter pickles.

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Garden bounty

Garden bounty

Garden bounty harvested last fall. Beets, tomatoes and peppers.

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