July Farm Share Recipes!

The June post was pretty packed so I'll start July a little early!  We're already seeing zukes and cukes and more snap peas! If you're looking for good veg recipes Smitten Kitchen and Half Baked Harvest are two of my go-tos. Week 1: Burrata and Charred Snap Peas:  Wow oh Wow!  This recipe from Smitten... Continue Reading →

Farm Share Recipes — June

I love to see how the vegetables change with the seasons.  Here is what I've been doing with some of our June produce: Week 1 Strawberry Puree:  The strawberries are terrific but so ripe when we get them. Most of mine have been eaten over the sink. However,  I had some that went over so... Continue Reading →

Top 10 Beach and Pool Days

Ahhh, travel dreaming.  In this age of international lockdowns and quarantines, we are all dreaming of being somewhere else. Anywhere else. So, with my travel friends posting dream trips right now (and with an April snowstorm keeping us indoors), here are my Top 10 Beach and Pool Days (in no particular order). Seabourn Odyssey off... Continue Reading →

#notes200in2020! #art200in2020 Will you join me?

With a May Update about how many amazing notes and calls and emails and texts I've received back!

Life Lessons in Potato Salad

This week's batch of potato salad. My mom made the best potato salad. It was one of my favorite parts of long, hot summers in rural Oklahoma. As a kid I never asked her to make it, but every couple of weeks, a new batch would appear -- small chunks of potato, sweet pickle, egg,... Continue Reading →

The Four Times I’ve Seen Notre Dame* or How Tragedy Can Create Community

*with apologies to Dave Chappelle On April 15, we watched Notre Dame of Paris burn. As the flames spread, we all prayed the structural integrity of the building would hold and contemplated the very possible loss of the finest example of Gothic architecture in existence. We watched as the spire crumbled and cried. And then... Continue Reading →

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