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A Word, if You Will, about My “Gone too Soon” Profiles

[Dumbledore says, in J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, “Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic.” Which is why, perhaps, I have found this such a difficult piece to write. No magician … Continue reading

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Summer’s Bounty, June to September, 2016

As I write this, there is hard cold rain blowing horizontal out the windows. The pool man was here earlier to tie down the cover for winter and I was reminded by the radio a few minutes ago that this … Continue reading

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For Bastille Day: Vichyssoise Redux

Around the year 2000, we invited our wonderful longtime Fire Island neighbors, Guy Musquere and Daniel Meyer – along with eight of their Parisian guests – to join us for a Bastille Day dinner, and since I wanted to honor … Continue reading

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God’s Kaleidoscope: Garden Tour – Midsummer

Yes, I know the summer has flown, but I did promise, when I posted my “early phase” Cedar House garden tour a few weeks back, that I would return with updates as the season progressed and our gardens grew in … Continue reading

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Sandy Soil

Whoa! What a spring it’s been, and how can it already be early July? The weeks leading up to summer are always busy ones for Richard and me as we work to get the beach house ready for the onslaught, … Continue reading

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Recipe: Vichyssoise!

Though I didn’t really realize it at the time, one of the great blessings of going on the annual Birmingham-Southern College Concert Choir tour – and I did three: to Texas, to Philly/D.C./Williamsburg, and to Chicago/Gary/St. Louis – was the … Continue reading

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Angel Gifts

It takes two years to become a New Yorker. You’ll be walking down the street one day and something will happen on the sidewalk – a glance, a stumble, a remark, a collision – and without even thinking you react, … Continue reading

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