Tag Archives: food

~ CFFC ~ Sense of Taste ~

In a recent Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge, I included photos of the fresh Dungeness crab salad I was preparing. Organic romaine lettuce, hard boiled quail eggs, celery, and freshly cracked Dungeness crab with wedges of fresh lemon.  ***** Mallard ducks … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge#94: At Home in Long Beach, WA ~

When we first took tours through the available units at The Breakers, on first sight I knew this was the one I wanted. Furnishings, wall colors, flooring, window treatments and linens could all be upgraded and changed. The essential attraction … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #41: Delicious ~

Creighton and I love fresh, crusty, classic breads; baguette, ciabatta, rustic all are favorites. We had been disappointed with what we found in local bakeries on the Long Beach peninsula – until yesterday!  We went in for scones and here … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #23: Celebrations ~

Over the past few years LT, who lives across the street, and I have hosted gatherings to bring our near neighbors together. Mind you, we come from divergent political positions, some even at pole opposites, however all who attend uphold … Continue reading

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~ Inside-Out ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

  Variations on a Theme

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~ Savory Herbs ~ In A Vase On Monday ~

On Thanksgiving day (USA) I gather with my family around food to share memories, and make new ones.   Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme Savory seasonings for the feast, plucked from my gardens and served in a small pottery vase. Inspiration … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday + WPC – Local ~


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~ A-Club Dinner – Chez Nous ~ WPC – Dinnertime ~

About four or five evenings a year, for the past twenty-seven years, a small group of friends have gathered to share a meal and discuss a book. Four couples gather at the hosts house (hosting is done in a round … Continue reading

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~ Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge – Food ~

Dad agrees, Scott and his rigatoni are par excellence! All made from scratch from a secret recipe, my brother-in-law Scott Soli, makes a mighty fine rigatoni!!

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~ Make it Everyday! ~ Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Today Was a Good Day ~

Here’s the kind of ‘everyday’ I prefer! Quiet time in the morning (on the deck when the weather’s mild) with a smoothie and/or coffee, a jumble puzzle and my laptop. Then, brunch with Creighton followed by a walk with Jello. … Continue reading

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