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Day 576: Stir-up Sunday!

Sunday, November 22, 2015      13 comments

Today is "Stir-up Sunday." There's an old tradition in Britain that Christmas puddings should be mixed up and steamed on the last Sunday before Advent so they can "mature" in time for Christmas.
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Day 575: I just thought...

Friday, October 16, 2015      14 comments

...I'd get there first, what with TGIF 'n' all: 'ave a good'un, Sparklers - carpe diem!... Read more

Day 574: The Five-Minute Rule

Thursday, October 01, 2015      17 comments

No, this one isn't like "Oh, crap, I dropped it on the floor, is it okay to eat--?" Consider this: Supper's ready, I'm dishing up. Here's my dinky bit of sweet potato or brown rice or corn. It's what, half of what I would've eaten in t... Read more

Day 573: Numbers

Wednesday, September 30, 2015      19 comments

A couple of things have kind of come together in the last few days. First, I hit 300 days for my log-in streak. I say this not to brag, but to indicate how it's all in perspective. I'm not as pleased about it as I might have been.... Read more

Day 572: A Blog for KATIE5668

Thursday, September 24, 2015      10 comments

A tad early, but I just know she'll enjoy it, lol... 'ave a good 'un, Sparklers - carpe diem!... Read more

A Poem

Wednesday, September 23, 2015      15 comments

I don't remember where I nicked it from. I do know that this is one of those "I'll have a large Americano barrel, please" mornings... 'ave... Read more

Day 570: Friday Update

Friday, September 11, 2015      10 comments

I had about two cups of cut-up (raw) butternut squash in the fridge from the other day. Instead of looking through the recipe site I posted (of course) I thought, wonder how that would taste if I gave it the sweet-potato treatment? I'v... Read more

Day 568b: Looky what I found--!

Friday, September 11, 2015      11 comments

You know how a few days ago I was raving about butternut squash? And how some of you decided to give it a go? Well, get a load of this link:
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Day 569: History 'n' Highlights

Wednesday, September 09, 2015      12 comments

Today marks a special occasion for the monarchy in Britain: having broken the previous record for Number of Years as Reigning Monarch - said record having belonged to Victoria, her great-great-grandmother - Elizabeth has now become the longest-r... Read more

Day 568: Back to (New) Basics

Saturday, September 05, 2015      17 comments I'm always telling Himself that cooking is science, and the kitchen is a laboratory: you might have to run several experiments before you get results. I love butternut squash. I'd happily use it in everything from soup to side d... Read more

Day 567: Just had to share...

Monday, August 17, 2015      16 comments

One of my cousins posted this: Today was the absolute worst day ever And don't try to convince me that There's something good in every day Because, when you take a closer look, This world is a pretty evil place. Even if some goodn... Read more

Day 566: It's been a while, ain't?

Sunday, June 21, 2015      8 comments

I came across this article yesterday, among some photo journalism posted on the Reuters website:
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Day 565: Early Harbinger of Spring

Sunday, February 08, 2015      9 comments

Just a short one - I meant to post this a week ago, so you see how far behind it I am. But better late than never, ain't? There are a half-dozen fitness centers - in community-center buildings with other public facilities such as libraries,... Read more

Day 564: Shifting Mountains

Tuesday, February 03, 2015      9 comments

I haven't had much to say of late - it's been quiet around here, in some respects, and after the fiasco(s) of last year, that suits me right down to the ground. I've been back in the gym since the New Year. (It's part of that resolution thi... Read more

Day 563: Quest

Tuesday, January 13, 2015      11 comments

"Quest: The act or instance of seeking or pursuing something..." Over the last few days the word "quest" has popped up in three or four different articles I've read. The latest one: Chris ... Read more

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