Category Archives: simplicity

Hometown stuff

Delmar, NY – love it or hate it, it’s my hometown.  I’ve lived the majority of my life here and as Dickens would say, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times….”  My experience with Delmar … Continue reading

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Lovely summer

“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.”  Henry James is responsible for the above quote and I agree with him.  There is something magical about a summer afternoon.  Dogs … Continue reading

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Carpe diem…but do we?

This simple Latin phrase loosely means “seize the day.”  It doesn’t intend a violent type of seizure but more of an enthusiastic embrace.  The two words are part of a longer phrase given to us by Horace:  “Carpe diem quam … Continue reading

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My one particular harbor

“I know I don’t get there often enough/God knows I surely try/It’s a magic kind of medicine/That no doctor could prescribe.”  –Jimmy Buffett, “One Particular Harbor” This is a sentiment that runs through my head quite often.  My one particular … Continue reading

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Meals and “recipes”

I’m not one to use a whole bunch of different recipes and some nice people have asked for some from the food photos I’ve posted.  I will describe how I made the meals. Last night was pretty simple.  I grilled … Continue reading

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