From the monthly archives: December 2012

Huevos New Years

December 31, 2012 by

It’s New Years Eve and all is well…at least for the moment, at least in our kitchen, at least halfway through our huevos rancheros breakfast. And that’s my new years resolution…to live in the Present, baby, to stay in the Now. Sounds easy, right? Nah, be serious, it sounds impossible. We are by nature, planners. We plan […]

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Who Made The Salmon?

December 24, 2012 by

Well, okay, it’s Christmas Eve Morning, which is an oxymoron that today makes sense. A couple of days ago, Saturday night to be exact, Nettie and I put on a Holiday Party at our house. It was a wonderful evening with dear friends and precious family. We made a big spread, including duck, prime rib, and […]

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High Pocket – Chapter 21

December 17, 2012 by

Hello All, Today I’m posting Chapter 21 of High Pocket. In this chapter during the final week of preparation, Jake says a silent good-bye to his family, and Mary has a surprise gift for Sandy. Cheers, fz   Chapter 21 We had a lot of work to do on the engine. We took parts off and […]

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The Moments Of Our Life

December 11, 2012 by

Netty and I had neighbors over for dinner last night. One couple for the first time, another whom we’ve known now for a couple of years. There was some exchanging of backgrounds…jobs, schooling, kids, even a bit of past dreams and the hopeful future. Perhaps that’s why I woke up this morning in the midst of memories–how […]

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Oh My Periwinkle!

December 3, 2012 by

It has become nearly as labor intensive as owning a small dog or a cat that you have to let out in the morning and bring in at eventide. My dear periwinkle plantings on the hillside at the back of our house now fill a significant portion of my available memory. I must remember at […]

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