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GAME DAY GUACAMOLE

In my last post I showed you how to make my delicious Quesadillas with Chili Colorado. Guacamole is used in this recipe, but I didn’t show you how to make it. So, with the Super Bowl happening this Sunday, I thought there could be no better time than now to share my recipe for Game […]

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THE COLLEGE CAMPUS TOUR PART 1 – SERENBE, GEORGIA

Look what I got in the mail today!  It is a postcard outlining the Commencement Weekend festivities at Duke University. It is hard to believe that it has been almost 4 years since my son, Taylor, went off to attend Duke.  Now, in a few shorts months, he will be a college graduate.  On the […]

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HOW TO MAKE CAPPUCCINO

Buon Giorno! In my last post about hunting for wild mushrooms I told you that in the mid 1980’s I owned a country house in northern Italy.   That got me thinking about a habit I formed during my days living in Italy:  a Cappuccino habit. In those days the only people who had heard of Starbucks Coffee […]

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DUKE BASKETBALL – LIVE FROM CAMERON STADIUM!

My son, Taylor, is a devil, a BLUE DEVIL that is! So come basketball season we all get a little wild and crazy around here.  We don Duke T shirts, or in Taylor’s case, he dons blue paint…… Megaphones are used to proclaim our excitement.  We want to make sure that the entire mountain knows […]

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10 REASONS IT’S BETTER TO BE A SOCCER MOM THAN A SKI RACER MOM

Hi There! It’s winter up in these hills.  My son, Austin, just left town with his Rim of the World High School Ski Team for a race in Mammoth.  And the Winter Olympics are a few short weeks away.  So, I’ve got winter sports on my mind and that set me to thinkin’ that, as […]

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VISITING THE U.S. BOTANIC GARDEN CONSERVATORY- WASHINGTON, DC

OK folks, I know it’s the dead of winter and it’s not really time to think about gardening and all, but I’m on a roll here, so please bear with me. Remember how I told you in a previous post that I got a greenhouse for Christmas? Well, now that I am the proud owner of my […]

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