Monthly Archives: July 2013

Shelter Island Harbor – Another Retreat

This time, we left on Friday afternoon. After way too much traffic, we finally pulled in, got the key to the boat, and headed straight to Filippi’s. Here’s a photo of the cool wine glasses… After pizza and salad and … Continue reading

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Summertime! Garden Fresh Tomato Recipes

The Summertime Garden I love all things gardening, but what do you do when your garden rewards your patience with abundance? It’s time to get into the kitchen. The main reason to have a kitchen garden, to my mind, is … Continue reading

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A Story of Dad: Western Writer’s Conference

In late June, Dad went off to the Western Writers of America Conference in Las Vegas with pneumonia, 9 books to pitch, and chock-full of determination. When I left him the Sunday prior to his trip, he looked tired and … Continue reading

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Two Casual Summer Wines

In these days of high unemployment and wild uncertainty, it’s nice to relax with a bottle of wine that doesn’t break your pocketbook. I’m here to sort out the memorable from the truly awful, and each bottle is under $10 … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday – Lynne Marshall, Dee J. Adams and Roz Lee

Writer Wednesday Are you looking for some summer reading? You are SO in luck! It turns out that some of my favorite people are now my favorite authors! Here are three ladies I am proud to call friend, and they … Continue reading

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