A Wabi-Sabi Welcome for Thirteen

Yes, a baker’s dozen we were, some drove hundreds of miles while others just a few to gather, giggle and gobble up all thirteen dishes made in our nest (except for the gelato.)I had no other choice but to embrace … Continue reading

Light, Airy and Remarkable

…flakes drifting from the heavens astounded my little bears just a couple of nights ago. While I was yearning for a wild and beautiful adventure outdoors, I was thinking more of the lines of pathless woods where society would not … Continue reading

Playing for an Audience

No one does it better than baby bear at least in our nest.She is our sweet muse as we gawk in amazement and laugh to no ends with her silly antics. She charms her brothers into almost anything and she … Continue reading

What a beautiful thing…

a few plates can become.  Especially when accompanied by special bottles and extra special friends. What a beautiful thing to keep to tradition. What a beautiful thing for an invite to a friend’s nest to share and be grateful for… … Continue reading

Gather Around the Pepper Tree

Not a day goes by without a feathered or winged friend that visits this tree boasting of minuscule pink fruits. While a couple more of the dense foliage trees spot our garden, this particular cluster of multiple trunk trees make … Continue reading

Keeping the Spirit

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  of the holidays in your nest…frankly some days this is an indispensable welcome. A turbo boost within your week, maybe Wednesday evening will be one of those days where you may consider that a show-stopping-table setting is in order…simply … Continue reading

Shop Small and Be a Local Champion

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There is nothing like a warm welcome when passing the threshold of the door of a friend’s nest or a proprietor’s shop. This week I felt that sincere reception when I visited Jeremy at Red Fox, an unexpected, enviable and … Continue reading

Experiments Never Fail…

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they yield new, inspiring and beneficial data from the perspective of a scientist. Why don’t we as lay people embrace this philosophy? Why is it so paramount in our lives to grasp the idea of being accepted and dread the … Continue reading

I Got the Midas Touch

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in my hands this holiday thanks to a molecular Archaeologist who unlocked the ancient Asia Minor secret by analyzing residues from the largest Iron Age drinking vessels ever found from the tomb of King Midas. Forever grateful for his discovery, … Continue reading

Thankful for…

Thankful for the bread we break, thankful for the feast we ate. Thankful for the juice we drank.  Thankful for the sweet and savory scents that perfumed our nest. Thankful for the adventurous expressions that resonated throughout our day, but … Continue reading