Monthly Archives: October 2011

Two books about Sarajevo

You may not be interested in war, but war is interested in you. –Leon Trotsky

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Where Women Cook

My daughter is the featured guest this week on the Where Women Cook blog.

Go Megan!

Hear Ye!

Welcome New Sisters!

Merit Badge Awardees

Standing at the kitchen sink eating

Standing at the kitchen sink eating, I …

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Great Find: Pillow Cases SOLD

All three pillow cases (cow-donkey-sheep) only $8 plus shipping. Made by Miss Wilma of Kentucky, a Project F.A.R.M. (First-class American Rural Made) hand-embroidered product. Size is width by height.

19 x 14

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Today’s Recipe: Brandied Pear Upside-Down Cake

It’s that time of year again—time to pear down and eat cake!

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Over the rainbow at MaryJanesFarm

Isn’t there supposed to be a pot of gold at the end of every rainbow?

My little Mia, age 2 1/2 said from her car seat yesterday as we were stopped at an intersection, “Isn’t that a money truck?” pointing to an armored car. I said, “It is, how did you know that?” She replied, “Mommy, I want an ice cream truck full of money.” From the mouths of babes … don’t we all want a money truck or at least that pot of gold at the end of a rainbow?

(With at least an ice cream cone or two.)

Come along with me/whimstanding

Do you ever just lay back, stare at the clouds … and take a moment out of the day? I did, and I wondered where this cloud wandered whilst it was whispering its whimsical story …

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Great Find: 1950’s Romance Short Stories purse SOLD

1950’s April edition of Romance Short Stories as a foxy little purse! This totally classy and vintage number will have your friends ooo-ing and awww-ing at the sheek exterior and donning their cat eyeglass frames to read the saucy and dreamy story on the inside.  Only $20, plus shipping and handling.

The front.

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Finding Peace at MaryJanesFarm

Ahhhhh, how sweet. My sis came weekend before last, arriving with her daughter and husband from southern Idaho. I decided we’d really, truly take the weekend off. No NOTHING on the agenda other than good food and conversation.

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