Monthly Archives: January 2009

Different

So last night I made what I am calling “Citrus Butter”.  I used the same marmalade recipe (from the SureJell box) but I used grapefruit and Honey Bells instead of oranges.  I also used my Microplane zester to remove the … Continue reading

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If you will allow some completely unashamed bragging for just a minute…

I make really good orange marmalade – as in REALLY GOOD, as in WAY BETTER than store-bought.  First, I used Honey Bell tangelos, which we bought in Florida.  I also put in lots more rind than the recipe calls for … Continue reading

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Poetry Thursday

This is the poem that I wanted to put for Christmas Poetry Thursday but I didn’t borrow the book from my friend until Sunday night.  So here it is (only three weeks late). Tree at Christmas by Madeleine L’Engle, from … Continue reading

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Greece, Week 1, in Santorini

Today, I continue the story of our Summer 2008 trip to Greece.  To see all of our pictures, click here.  For most of the pictures, Nik has mapped them so you can see exactly where in Greece they were taken.  … Continue reading

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A Recommendation

I have lots of thoughts floating around in my head about eating.  I’m sure they’ll come out eventually in some coherent way.  But, in the meantime, I’d like to make a recommendation.  If you’re interested in eating more sustainably, in … Continue reading

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And so it begins

A new year, a new week of school, a fresh start. May the Lord bless you and keep you as you seek to honor Him. Let it be so.

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Greece, Week 1, in Athens and the Peloponnese

Thus begins the story of Nik and Laura’s Summer 2008 trip to Greece.  To see all of our pictures, click here.  For most of the pictures, Nik has mapped them so you can see exactly where in Greece they were … Continue reading

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