Archive | September, 2014

Cheshire Man

8/25/14 Years ago, in a kitchen, far, far away, I worked with only one waiter, who’s real job was a travel agent, and a pot scrubber, who’s real job was a vagrant and pretty much just slept under the Burnside bridge after work. Now, this restaurant was new, traffic was sparse, erratic, and it was […]

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Late Summer & those Summertime Dreams

9/2/14 As with the switch of a light, Fall begins, not quite Autumn with it’s lightning bolts of color, but the hush where the scythe of the first hard frost pauses above the late season vegetables and with it, those lush, summertime dreams. The straining to ripen tomatoes, the jumbo squash, those migrating marigolds and […]

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