Monthly Archives: January 2014

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Every winter meal leads to soup. “Soup of the day, beautiful soup.”

All winter long I have a theme to our evening meals. On night one, I cook more than is necessary to fill us up, and the leftover portion goes into the “French soup pot.” My father’s people are French/Canadians whose … Continue reading

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Sinister Images

A historical novel set in Boston at the height of the city’s battles between the patrician well-to-do who lived in Beacon Hill mansions, and the “scum’ and “rifraff” who lived in Scollay Square down on the iniquitous waterfront. In other … Continue reading

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Sunday Supper with Snow on the Ground

I have fallen in love with store bought rotisserie chickens. I recently read, I think it was on Pinterest, that these cooked for you chickens are becoming popular not only because they are so tasty, but because, all things considered, … Continue reading

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At Home In Maine

It is a Sunday in late January, and outside my window is a scene of white on white…lots of snow sitting peacefully in the sunshine. The temperature is hovering at around 10 degrees which is up from overnight and the … Continue reading

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