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last week…

Last week was a great one. … it rained.  Yes! It rained for two days.  It felt so good. … and the weekend was also really hot.  95 on Saturday.  95F for a late weekend in September? Seems a little too … Continue reading

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making elderflower fizz

  The first meal we had at our friends Mac and Ros’s home, they served the kids Elderflower Fizz.  Oh my.  What a treat!  We had never had it before, and we were hooked. We picked elder flowers from their … Continue reading

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Shrewsbury, Shropshire : part 2

Shrewsbury, Home of Charles Darwin, and such a beautiful town.  I am glad we got to visit it.  We actually went twice.  more pictures of that second day later.  Because we went to a their Food Festival and that my … Continue reading

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the girls and my boy

Our friends in England have chickens.  Well, they have hens and doves, and a turkey, and bees, and a garden, and such a beautiful, warm and cozy home (that tour coming later).  But these girls, the hens, were the ones … Continue reading

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I found this video thanks to a link from a friend.  I have to post it today.  Chilean Independence Day. 18 de septiembre.

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this week in my kitchen :: blog hop

This week we had some making mostly in the form of meals, not as much in canning and preserving.  With friends, in family, forgetting to take pictures.  That’s OK. Following Heather’s blog hop (from Beauty That Moves) with what’s been happening at our home. … Continue reading

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Charles Darwin’s life in Shrewsbury

  We went to go see some of Darwin’s places from his youth, where he was born, Shrewsbury, south of Wem.  We did a self walking tour that Ros had printed out from the internet.  Charles Darwin was born in Shrewsbury … Continue reading

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