A year or more ago we hired a receptionist at the construction company I work for, and I moved into an office that was mostly an extra one but was used by one of the guys occasionally. Since the decor that was there was pretty minimal, I had a fairly blank slate to work with. We’ve been in the office now (complete renovation back then) since 2011. Continue reading “Office Makeover”
A few Sundays ago my sister Lois mentioned going down to St. Simons Island for the afternoon/evening. We’ve had quite a few Sunday afternoons recently that involved going/being/doing. My initial thought was that I would enjoy a quiet afternoon at home. Continue reading “Sunday Evening on St. Simon’s Island”
I have been a bit surprised that people don’t know about baked oatmeal. On Pinterest, there are a number of baked oatmeal recipes with “Amish” in the title.
Ever since I got back from Italy, I’ve been pursuing homemade pizza recipes. I’ve watched YT videos and found Gemma at Bigger Bolder Baking. She has a really good non-sourdough pizza crust recipe but I wanted to make a sourdough version because … Continue reading “Sourdough Pizza Crust”
I was introduced to a duo of novels by E.D.E.N. Southworth years ago. In case you’re wondering, her name is not Eden but Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte. Sure enough, E.D.E.N. fits on the cover a book much better. Nevitte is her maiden name, Southworth her married name. She has an interesting history and made a living for herself and her two children after her husband abandoned her, by writing. Continue reading “Capitola, an Unusual Heroine”