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RINGERS, EXPERTS AND AMATEURS AT THE PRODUCE AUCTION

This is our second year at the produce auction.  We have a permanent number: 274.  We go every other week so we are regulars now.  We are two of the faces the auctioneer looks for when he’s watching for bids. … Continue reading

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GARDENING, COOKING AND CANNING IN THE EMPTY NEST

More than any other marker, starting the garden last weekend made us realize that it has been over a year since we started the blog.  While having a garden is fun, we are not gardeners.  We don’t love the feel … Continue reading

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FIFTY TWO POSTS FROM THE EMPTY NEST

52 posts.  All we really knew when we contemplated writing a blog was that we needed to find a new direction for our energies.  We weren’t morose in the empty nest.   Nostalgic and sad sometimes, happy and laughing others. … Continue reading

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MEYER LEMONS IN THE EMPTY NEST

It is Meyer lemon season.  We wait for them.  Lovely in looks and lovely in flavor, we want to do as much as we can with them before they are gone for another year. Today we are using Meyer lemons … Continue reading

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PERCEPTION IN THE EMPTY NEST

Our perception of our almost grown children can often be two steps behind the place where they now stand.  We are no longer privy to the day to day changes that are occurring far from our eyesight.  They have often … Continue reading

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THE EMPTY NEST DIET

One day we realized that we had been eating more than we ever had and neither of us had gained an ounce.  In fact, we were thinner than we’d ever been and had been for over two years-which was about … Continue reading

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PEAR BUTTER AND SNOW IN THE EMPTY NEXT

It seldom snows here-years go by without a flake.  The sight of a few tiny flakes dancing in the air causes little feet to run to the kitchen, looking for a carrot or two for the nose of the snowman … Continue reading

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