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A Kerfuffle in a Crockpot

I was careening downhill from Horsetooth Reservoir on my bike last weekend, leaning into the curve, but maintaining speed to help with the next climb, when a large sign caught my eye. It was plain and brown, declaring that the town I had almost…

June 13, 2013
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The Mom With Kaleidoscope Eyes

I know that at least half of you reading this are going to hate me for what I’m about to say, but it’s something I’ve got to get off my chest. The more I think about it, I would bet upwards of eighty percent…

March 8, 2013
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Dining On Smoke and Mirrors

As a home cook, I’m always on the lookout for new methods of food preparation. Restaurant menus are fascinating resources, and I love to dawdle over online versions, visualizing feasts which I most likely never will taste. I suppose you could call it a hobby.…

February 8, 2013
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So, Who Is It I’m Hiding From, Exactly?

As I explained in my last blog post, I’m a squirrel; when expecting guests, I stuff things away into drawers and cabinets, often never to be found again.  The question about this habit which bothers me most is not which items I lose, but…

November 25, 2011
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Appeasing the Harvest Gods with Sugared Gold

Navy blue sunsets licked with gold.  There are crickets chirping and I haven’t seen a mosquito for days.  Cause for celebration? Certainly.  I believe these signs are the harbingers of fall. It isn’t that I hate summer.  I can’t imagine that anyone does.  Like…

September 17, 2011