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Decorating for the holidays!

I brought my brother a bouquet of garlic for Thanksgiving.  I bought it from Keith’s Organic stall over at the Union Square Farmers Market.  It really is the perfect gift for a chef. He’s working his way through the bundle … Continue reading

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A Simpler Life

A simpler life. I hear that term a lot lately.  It takes me back to my childhood when we used to gather with the whole extended family over at my uncle’s father in-law’s estate on Sundays.  His father in-law purchased … Continue reading

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The Red Chair

Julia and Madeleine came in for the weekend recently.  They are my nieces and I adore them.  They used to look up to me like I was on a pedestal.  Those days are long gone.  These days they look at … Continue reading

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