Stuff to soothe the curious soul

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Monday, November 17, 2014

Vintage Vase

 
 
November 16th.

Vintage Candleholder

November 16th.

BlackBerry Diaries #736: Ash-e Reshteh: Persian Noodle Soup, by Mary

When you really think about it, a good life can be distilled down to a handful of things: meals created from scratch with love and devotion, enjoyed with family and friends, decent health, and communal good works.
Olive oil, onions, salt, turmeric, black pepper, parsley, green onions, spinach, vegetable stock, water, dried lentils, kidney beans navy beans, garbanzo beans, linguini, garlic, ground saffron, kashk (like a yogurt).

Friday, November 14, 2014

The last rose of 2014

 
As I was cleaning out ("deadheading") the dried, brown shells of a once-full and vigorous Hydrangea bush, I came across this, the last rose of 2014. Shielded from the winds and the frosty mornings of late October and early November, this rose managed to stay warm. November 13th.

Thursday, November 13, 2014