Tag Archives: April

O, to be in England . . .

“O, to be in England                                                                                                                          Now that April’s there” The words of Robert Browning jumped out at me the other day from the pages of a book I was reading.  I was looking for some poetry that would be uplifting, inspiring, … Continue reading

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The Penultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich!

Still looking for grilled cheese sandwich ideas, even though it’s the end of April.  I’ve been dealing with an aging cat (16-plus years!) who has become a bit deaf, recently developed a somewhat more finicky than usual palate, and is … Continue reading

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National Volunteer Week…

National Volunteer Week was established in 1974 by President Richard Nixon. Every year, volunteers across the U.S. are recognized and honored for their service to others. Over the years I’ve volunteered at different places, and I always appreciate being recognized for … Continue reading

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Where were you on the first Earth Day?  Were you here on the first Earth Day? Forty-three years ago the first Earth Day was celebrated.  It was a crisp, clean spring morning in Southern California.  I was a freshman struggling … Continue reading

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My Very First Cookbook!!!!…….

No, no, I didn’t write it. I read it.  When I was 8 or 9.   “Miss B.’s First Cookbook”,  the world’s most special-est cookbook because, you see, I was also a Miss B.  It was as though someone wrote a cookbook just … Continue reading

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Live From Etsy in New York It’s . . .

Saturday Night Specials!! Do you love shopping for great deals? Are you passionate about handcrafted, one-of-a-kind items? Devoted to “going green” by going vintage? Want some unique supplies for your crafts projects? Shop the Saturday Night Specials on Etsy.  Every … Continue reading

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It Ain’t Easy Bein’ Cheesy…

(Before the grammar police come after me, I am well aware that “ain’t” ain’t  isn’t a word.) After several okay, but not exactly stellar, sandwiches, I am in grilled cheese heaven today.   Havarti with dill on cottage bread.  Oh, my giddy aunt!!   … Continue reading

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April Showers Bring……

This and this and this Oh, and this… But wait!!  There’s more!! April Showers also bring And since it is going on NOON and no sign of any snowplow so I can get out of here, I am feeling . … Continue reading

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I was looking around on the internet for grilled cheese sandwich recipes and discovered that April is National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Month!! I love that my very favorite comfort food has it’s very own month! Grilled cheese and tomato soup….a … Continue reading

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For the past week I’ve been actively researching the most up-to-date information of today’s significance in modern history. In other words, I’ve been spending beaucoup time fooling around on the internet looking for April Fool’s jokes. But, I’ve come up … Continue reading

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