Tag Archives: summer

Strawberry Lattice Pie

I labored over a pie for Labor Day! Because it’s a holiday, and because we’re about to bid adieu to the gorgeous, locally grown strawberries in the market. Hard to imagine another summer is drawing to a close, but I … Continue reading

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JUMP!!!

Neighborhood kids cooling off in the dog days of August.

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Strawberries & Ladyfingers

The strawberries on 9th Street were gorgeous over the weekend, I decided that strawberry shortcake would be on the menu for our Father’s Day dinner. I didn’t want to make biscuits or sponge cake – I wanted to try something … Continue reading

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Peach Tart

This tart is a snap to throw together – a press in dough, sliced peaches, and a sprinkled topping. A short bake time is perfect for the heat wave we’ve been having! 

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An Ode to Summer

As Labor Day approaches, another marvelous summer comes to an end – days at the pool, backyard tomatoes, barbecues, mosquitos, and fruit pies. I found this photo in my neighborhood antique store, while sifting through the stacks. It was taken in Atlantic … Continue reading

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Peach Strawberry Galette

Galettes – when there’s no time no make a pie. They’re rustic, show off their luscious fillings, and can be thrown together in a snap. You can even use store bought crusts – no judgment here! A galette is the … Continue reading

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Last Day at the Pool

As of yesterday, our neighborhood pool closed for the season. Due to budgetary limitations, the city can only keep them open for about six weeks in the summer. However, those six weeks are a little slice of heaven when the temperatures … Continue reading

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Scarf Boy

A while back the site Stuff White People Like did one of their many lists of objects and activities particular to Caucasians, and one of them was women wearing scarves as a year ’round fashion accessory. I chuckled because I … Continue reading

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Is There Life on Mars?

KOLA filters are a set of colored, plastic disks that you manually hold in front of your camera lens or flash to color your photos. I’ve done a bit of experimenting with still lifes, but yesterday I took them to the pool to … Continue reading

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Peach Melba Pie

I love making pies, and the great thing about summer is that there’s an endless supply of fruit to make them with. These peaches had been sitting on my kitchen table for a week waiting to get ripe, and finally … Continue reading

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Everybody into the Pool!

The city pools are open!

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Au Revoir Summer!

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Friday Five – Number Forty Three

Forty third in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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On a Hill by the Water

Here’s a shot of John Capewell’s wife, Ella, on the far right, a trio of children and an older woman who may be Ella’s mother all sitting in the shade by a river or a lake.

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