Let me eat cake

I don't have much of a sweet tooth. Rob does. For Christmas, I bought a few treats from Robert Lambert that satisfied us both. The star of the show was the Winter Fruitcake.  So much fruit. So many nuts. And a delicious cake that takes like panettone, but has a moist, dense texture. We've been [...]

An American Snowstorm

Rob and I tried several takes, but I never quite got the woman's pose correct.  The snow will be around for a few more days, so we can try again. I do love the "snow message" in the window.  Yes!

Happy New Year 2014

While waiting for midnight, I came across an article about New Year's resolutions in The Atlantic Monthly, Before Everyone Resolved to Lose Weight: Meaningful Resolutions of Yore: So, what did people resolve before we had the scourge of cellulite and the temptation of McRib to stir us to action? The answer: just to be a [...]

Merry Christmas 2013

Yesterday, Michele and I went to visit our sister in the city. I brought along some makeup, and the three of us got all glammed up for a family photo. Pretty ladies! Nancy rocks that head scarf -- total sophistication! The husbands always look good, even without makeup. That night, Rob and I enjoyed the [...]

New Years Day 2011

Unusually warm, a great day for a walk. We did the Stony Brook loop. A paddling of ducks were gathered at the bridge where some other walkers were tossing crumbs. I have some bread drying in the oven that I should remember to bring next time.  

Christmas 2010

Christmas Eve dinner was the traditional Weir BBQ. Cooked inside on the Griddler due to mice nesting in the grill. Christmas day went to the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge. Today, waiting on the snow. House is well stocked. Hoping the trees stay up and the power stays on through the storm.