Monthly Archives: November 2014

Birds, Chocolate Chunk Cookies with Tart Cherries, Apricots and Pecans

There are no birds today, or, I was too frustrated, busy and scatterbrained to see them. Did take a quick look out the window when I came home though and they were not in their bird condominium. Birds must be … Continue reading

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Getting Dressed Not working today

This post is from February 2014. I just ran across it today. I was working on it while trying to learn how to blog. Still learning! It seems ages ago but it was just last winter, when it was so … Continue reading

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Early Snow, Salt, Fat, and Birds Again

It snowed last night. Jane said it would snow but I didn’t pay attention, I was fussing with putting out the cake and getting ready for service. Then woke this morning and white all over. Thin layer but a fine … Continue reading

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The Night of Smoke and Crushed Violets

A long, damp and bone-chilling cold has set in. All morning long I was swathed like a mummy sitting here at my desk unable to move. Oh this house this house this house, why is it so cold! I am … Continue reading

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The Writhing Mass

These birds will not let me go!  I finally got dressed.  This house of mine is so freezing cold– old drafty house, it’s always hard to get dressed…everything icy cold… Looked out and the starlings starlings starlings, filled the bird … Continue reading

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And now, the starlings

I am still in this robe, I can’t seem to do anything…. except watch these birds. Went to wash the dishes and saw them again from the kitchen window through the evergreen branches and I ran again to watch them … Continue reading

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Birds, Again

I’m still in my robe.  Had breakfast (off today, yeah!) a delicious, caloric plate of, potatoes, fried onion, green beans (cut up very tiny from last night’s dinner) and two over easy eggs…salt, cut it all up, the egg yolks … Continue reading

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