Category Archives: Art and Architecture

Voltaire = Writer, Historian and Philosopher – Words for today

A friend sent me this quote this week from Voltaire lived from 1694 -1778. An Enlightenment Era Writer and Philosopher. Continue reading

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Snowy Sunday = Three Lakes – Three Views

October 25 2020 was a snowy day. The temperature was 27 degrees F. Too low a temp for my Camera, tool my phone with me to the three Lakes in Minneapolis because I had been inside for too long…fresh air badly needed. Continue reading

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Easy Lemon Blueberry Muffins = A Day of Conversations in the Garden – Poetry

I found a recipe for Lemon and Blueberry Muffins. It appealed to me because it was made with oil and less sugar than other recipes that I have made.
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A Bit of A Pickle = Stress Relief Cooking and Making Food to Give Away

Another pie, another pickle of cucumber, beets and hot pickled green beans; a filled puff pastry with kale, ricotta, smoked turkey; apple pie with apples from the farmers market; date cake; turkey chili. My senses are overwhelmed. I’ve worked through … Continue reading

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August Review = Food from my friends garden – Plus Peach Pie, Banana Bread Cookies and Dave’s Dahlias

Alicia asked me would I like some cucumbers and I said yes. They have bees and have given honey for presents. They have their own chickens. Continue reading

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