Published August 7th, 2020 by

Someone sent me a picture of Umbrella Rock which over hangs the Boti Falls in Yilo Krobo District in Ghana. The overhang is big enough to shelter a dozen people…

Read More Common Sense Cover-Up

Published August 6th, 2020 by

I suggest you google a truthful poem by Rachel Toll. The first line goes like this; three good friends went for a swim. The poem details their dissatisfaction with who…

Read More Love the Skin You Are In

Published August 5th, 2020 by

Change is required of all of us. We cannot linger in diapers forever, friends. Let’s stop saying I will try to be kinder; I will try to stop smoking; I…

Read More Flexibility Genes

Published August 4th, 2020 by

“Earth’s crammed with heaven, and every common bush afire with God, but only he who sees, takes off his shoes; the rest sit round and pluck blackberries.” (Elizabeth Barrett Browning)…

Read More Blackberry Season

Published August 3rd, 2020 by

Through this interesting season of house living, I have cleaned out, thrown out or given away fabrics, doodads and paper…oh, especially paper! I saved all sorts of notes on basic…

Read More Reference Notes

Published August 2nd, 2020 by

For the last few months, we have been almost invisible to our normal world. We aren’t in our usual stores, visiting our usual friends or dining at our usual restaurants.…

Read More Unusually Invisible

Published August 1st, 2020 by

Nations quarrel over pipelines for oil, water and more. The ones who don’t want them, don’t seem to understand that they are compromising the life of the ones who need…

Read More Pipe Line Problems

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Published July 29th, 2020 by

Over the years I’ve published some of my favourite no fail recipes here and someone just asked if I could refresh their memory with them, so here goes. Here is…

Read More My Most Requested – Part One

Published July 28th, 2020 by

I bet you did too. I saw our bunch from a distance but it broke my heart every time one of the little ones wanted to hug me and I…

Read More Missing the Grands