Browsing Posts published in August, 2014

Our days and weeks seem to pass in a flash. It is nice to remember that there are places where life goes on at a more leisurely pace. We just returned from Maine where we celebrated our middle son Doug’s birthday at West Branch Pond Camps in Kokajo, Maine.  The camps are ten miles off […]

I’m embarrassed to say that I have lived in Massachusetts for 54 years and never eaten oysters— until the weekend before last. I was invited to celebrate my friend Sadie’s birthday in East Dennis on Cape Cod. Gail, another friend came up from Rhode Island where her son-in-law is an oyster farmer. She brought a […]

It’s always hard to decide which vegetable is most welcome when it ripens. The first asparagus from the garden welcomes spring. It’s followed by the sugar snap peas, so sweet and good it’s hard to get enough of them. Suddenly tomatoes are ripe leading to BLTs and fresh salsa and often, just slices with a […]