Roasted Grape Tomatoes


There are two things I know for sure:   it’s hard to make coffee in the morning when you haven’t had any coffee, and at least every fourth night I really need a full eight hours sleep. I am way over due for my eight hours, y’all. Way. Overdue. Last week was our sleep-late/eat-pancakes-at-three-in-the-afternoon/stay-out-to-an-unheard-of-11 PM-to-listen-to-mountain-music-in-a-quaint-town-square… 

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Fried Eggs on Sautéed Garlic-Spinach Beds


So the other day I was on Facebook and I got sucked into clicking on a link of 50 memorable behind-the-scenes movie shots.  (Clearly I was procrastinating something.) Anyway, I know, huge time waster, but this particular link led me to a picture that, well, stirred my soul.  Here is the picture.  (I would post it… 

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Happy Independence Day


  O beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain, For purple mountain majesties Above the fruited plain! America! America! God shed His grace on thee, And crown thy good with brotherhood From sea to shining sea! O beautiful for pilgrim feet, Whose stern impassion’d stress A thoroughfare for freedom beat Across the wilderness!… 

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