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The definition of fine dining

November 6, 2019

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You might say that I am very much a traditionalist at heart. This was brought home to me by a recent dining experience. Every year, in October, several cousins gather with me and Mr. Ken to celebrate our birthdays. We always go to Longfellow’s Wayside Inn. This is the oldest operating inn in the United […]

Mr. Ken’s definition of healthy food

September 11, 2019

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Yet(!) another story from the life of Mr. Ken. Mr. Ken just got back from his daily walk. He yells up the stairs. On an aside here, what is it about spouses that feel compelled to carry on a long conversation when you are not in the same room with them, yet when you are […]

Some adventures in healthy eating

September 4, 2019

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I am inspired by this healthy eating kick. So I went to Trader Joes and bought: – avocado – sea salt – refried beans – organic spinach – organic low fat yogurt. I have a half-baked idea that I will blend all of these items together to make a healthy something. 1. Avocado. Avocado has […]

Ahhh, summertime!

July 31, 2019

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I used to think that fall was my favorite time of year, but over the years I have changed my mind. I love summer! A lot of it has to do with the hours of daylight. As I have gotten older, I seem to be more sensitive to less hours of daylight and my energy […]

Some of my favorite summer things

July 3, 2019

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The lazy days of summer are upon us. I got to thinking about the summer and how I love it. July 4th kicks off the summer and I am so ready for it! Here are some of my favorite summer things: 1. Many hours of daylight. I am a morning person and I love to […]

Tips for watching the Super Bowl

February 7, 2018

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Blah, blah, blah. I don’t like football. There is just something very weird about 300 pound men jumping on top of each other. And for this they get paid millions of dollars a year! I just don’t get it. This dates back to my junior high days when I was a cheerleader. We had a […]

Things that make me happy

October 4, 2017

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It really is the small things that make life worth living. As we enter the season of cooler days and longer nights, I find it important to find ways to keep my spirits up. Here are some things that make me happy. 1. Trader Joe’s Cold Brew Coconut Coffee. I treat myself to this whenever […]