Happy Thanksgiving

Thinking of you, as I get ready for Thanksgiving …

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One of my favorite recipes for Thanksgiving: Orange Carrot Soup.

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… and another Bordeaux Cranberry Compote.

 

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Don’t forget festive libations, including for designated drivers. This is my Black Tea Sangria, served over ice, with apple slices, mandarin orange slices, and frozen raspberries, then topped off with tonic water. I’m still looking for a good name for this mocktail. Have any suggestions?

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Don’t forget to spend a little time in nature to get away from the hustle and bustle for preparing for the holdiays…

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May everyone travel safely…

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Warmest wishes to you for a most lovely holiday season!

Morning Moths

 

One of my favorite things about this time of year is all of the activity that takes place in the garden.

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When in bloom, Garlic Chives (above) and “Autumn Joy” Sedum (below) are always sure to attract butterflies and moths.

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Wishing you a lovely end of summer day!

Baby Birds

One of the things that I enjoy about our neighborhood is the number of birds around. At any time of the day, one can hear birds singing. I believe that these babies, nesting atop one of our gutters, are house finches. With good luck, Mama will return with some food.

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Wishing you a terrific day …