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Homemade fresh pumpkin pie – yum!

Naughty Squirrel Nutkin destroyed one of my pie pumpkins! I always buy two and brought the other in to safety. Because I MUST have fresh pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving! My sister clued me in to using fresh pumpkin puree a … Continue reading

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Blest be the ties that bind: a life writing vacation in the country

We just returned from a weekend visit to our relatives in the Tennessee countryside. While our family visits are always pleasant, they usually aren’t exciting and don’t offer new sights like a real vacation would, and I haven’t had one of … Continue reading

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Cook foods into your memoir

Today the daughter is home from school with nausea so I fixed her okayu, the Japanese soup for sick people. The Chinese have a similar rice soup, and Americans have their chicken noodle soup. I like passing my heritage on … Continue reading

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