Archive | October, 2013

Vagabond

It would be the vagabond life for me. That romantic hobo scene from an old time movie, the bag of worldly possessions slung over the shoulder on a stick, a Red Skelton, upturned, pork pie hat and half spent cigar held by fingerless gloves. Each day to be something precious, held close, examined like a […]

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Gasp!! A recipe, of sorts…

10/14/13 As a request from a guest who now lives in Arkansas, here’s something I seldom do, a salad dressing technique. # Sigh, as usual we don’t really have a small portion recipe, but this is what you can do to replicate our Caesar Dressing at home. It makes a good batch and will keep in the […]

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Another Summer Gone……….

10/7/13 There are voices in the twilight, an early dusk veils their source; the sounds crystal yet distant, like music from an old gramophone, drifting through the dark; the laughter of children from the schoolyard across the street from where we live, us sitting on the stoop, waiting for the dogs to complete their benediction […]

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And then there was Fall………

9/30/13 The old fellow lived up the road apiece; not “old” like us, but old in the quiet sense of having lived in that same house for over thirty years, the last seven by himself after the wife passed away, the kids having left long ago. Spent his days puttering in the yard, reclining on […]

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