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IONTW – April 16, 2017

Under dogs. Literally. They may look like plants, but they are actually elaborate cakes! Found in the NEW section of the library – The Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook – a wonderful collection of stories about food, with recipes from 76 … Continue reading

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IONTW – March 26, 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed listening to Cooked by Michael Pollan – read by the author! It’s a great exploration of the transformative power of cooking – both literal and figurative. Gourds of all sizes and shapes! and bowling ball yard art! … Continue reading

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Euroadventure 2016! Day 9

< previous Of course it was sunny for our last night in Iceland, so it was bright out but I managed to fall asleep. I woke before it was time to get up, and unlike most times, it took a … Continue reading

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Queen Mary’s Roses

Continuing my perambulation of Regent’s Park, with no particular destination in mind, since I hadn’t looked anything up and had no idea what there was, just that it was a park and I wanted to go for a walk… and … Continue reading

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flowers in the Icelandic countryside

close-ups of whites and yellows Due, I guessing, to the short growing season and low temperatures, none of the plants in Iceland seem to get too big/tall or showy, but walking around the area by the host parents’ summer-house and … Continue reading

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the big field

in a rainy year carpet of green royal purple of larkspur lupine plummy owl’s clover Indian paintbrush goldfields, poppies, fiddlenecks cheery tidy tips even the rocky slopes getting in on the show larkspur red here Indian warriors Chinese houses mule’s … Continue reading

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flowers of sun

I think of sunflowers as one big flower. Which there is the big ray flower, but then when you stop and look at it more closely, the inside is a bunch of individual disk flowers! Wow! I already love them, and … Continue reading

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