Monthly Archives: December 2009


I made the most beautiful tart yesterday morning. Without a recipe! Mascarpone custard and dried figs poached in tangerine juice with raspberries! I’m very impressed with myself and would like everyone to know. Now that that pesky holiday baking is … Continue reading

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I am a shouting optimist

I am aiming to have the first section of the book finished by Christmas, and all of the printing for the entire project done by the end of January, including endsheets, cover what-nots, etc. I have three weeks off and … Continue reading

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Business Huggermuggery

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recognizing the stressed out cat

Let’s see. This year, I went on a trip to Madrid for Thanksgiving. Ham! Fountains! Before I left I had two cats that looked like this: Because they liked each other. This, sadly, is a thing of the past. Near … Continue reading

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