Monthly Archives: June 2010

Lavender Farm

Last Friday we decided to give ourselves an early anniversary present: a day on the Cape, with a visit to the Cape Cod Lavender Farm.  It was a lovely day, and the flowers were beautiful. Even the lilies were stunning. … Continue reading

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Travel Photos

I love to travel.  I like taking pictures.  Often now, I do them together.  Recently, I’ve found the simplest way to share the photos is to create websites for each trip.  However, one drawback is that I find it hard … Continue reading

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When I had a beard…

In the last half of the 1970’s, I sported a full beard.  It was almost as curly underneath as it was on top. Fortunately, in those days, people who looked like this could board an airline most of the time … Continue reading

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NBEJB at J.P. O’Hanlon’s

The New Black Eagle Jazz Band played last night at JP O’Hanlon’s in Ayer last night, as they do the second Thursday of every month.  Best of all, last night, I was there. Leader Tony Pringle was in fine form, … Continue reading

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Better to light a single candle….

The map above shows MA State highway Route 111 as it crosses Interstate 495 in Boxborough.  This little stretch of road has been the source of considerable frustration (perhaps even elevated blood pressure) for me over the past ten years. … Continue reading

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Spaghetti con Fave, Lattuga e Pancetta

So, it’s late May or early June, and you have found some lovely fresh fava beans.  Dilemma: what do you make?  If you owned a wine bar in Venice, you would probably puree them and serve on crostini, accompanied by … Continue reading

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Ristorante Bruno – Positano

Bar Bruno Via Cristoforo Colombo, 84017 Positano SA, Italia Next time you find yourself in Positano — and especially if you are on foot and lost in the maze of narrow streets and alleys near lunchtime — do what I … Continue reading

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American Bistro – circa 1980’s

George Lang recipe for a Bistro and a typical pair of recipes: Duck Salad per Jasper White Halibut with Ginger-Lime Beurre Blanc

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Local Spring Flowers

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Water Bottle

Does it look anything like this? Was on the floor of Mother’s car, under seat.

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