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Gifts

We are well into the new year, but Christmas is still on my mind. For me that isn't a surprise. I'm lucky enough to have received gifts that I will use long after Christmas has gone.Mom has always been good to renew my magazine subscriptions for me during the past few years. She knows that I ...

New Year is Almost Here

2017 will soon come to a close. Soon it will be 2018, and what I assume most people are or will be doing is thinking about New Year's resolutions.I vaguely remember saying that I was going to mount 10 of my best photographs onto 8-by-10 mounting boards to put into the display case at the local ...

Welcome 2017!

Happy New Year, everyone! We're already four days into 2017, can you believe it? As always, I attempt to make resolutions — emphasis on the word attempt. Why? Well, it's because I'm lousy at keeping them!This year I really want to try to do better. My mindset isn't "I will try to keep my new ...

Kitchen Resolutions For 2015

I have just finished preparing a four-day feast for my family, and now the farmhouse kitchen is somewhat tidy. I still have tins of shortbread cookies and five types of cakes strategically placed and easy to reach. I wanted to write a few kitchen resolutions for 2015. As someone who spends ...

The Memory Jar

Scottish novelist James M. Barrie wrote, “God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.” And as the temperature plummets and snow blankets the ground, how often do you find yourself closing your eyes and thinking of a warm August afternoon? If you are like me, you call to ...

Huntington Library’s traditional Chinese garden takes root in California

Suzhou, one of China’s oldest and most prosperous cities, is home to magnificent gardens that were added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1997. The gardens’ meticulous design reflects the sense of peace found in the Chinese relationship with nature.Now, a bit of those ...

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