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Update--you might not be hearing from me for a while
Sunday, January 17, 2016      20 comments

Hi, people. This is Kasey's daughter Katharine. She asked me to let you know that her husband (HIMSELFTHEBRIT on here) suffered a ruptured aneurysm early last Sunday morning. I'll be monitoring her SparkPeople account as much as I can, so if you... Read more
Day 577 - This 'n' That, and a Blatant Plug--!
Friday, December 04, 2015      10 comments

First, I wanted to share a couple of photos of The Christmas Cake: ... Read more
Day 576: Stir-up Sunday!
Sunday, November 22, 2015      14 comments

Today is "Stir-up Sunday." There's an old tradition in Britain that Christmas puddings should be mixed up and steamed on the last Sunday before Advent so they can "mature" in time for Christmas. https://en.wikipedia.org
/wiki/Stir... Read more
Day 575: I just thought...
Friday, October 16, 2015      14 comments

...I'd get there first, what with TGIF 'n' all: 'ave a good'un, Sparklers - carpe diem!... Read more
Day 574: The Five-Minute Rule
Thursday, October 01, 2015      17 comments

No, this one isn't like "Oh, crap, I dropped it on the floor, is it okay to eat--?" Consider this: Supper's ready, I'm dishing up. Here's my dinky bit of sweet potato or brown rice or corn. It's what, half of what I would've eaten in t... Read more
Day 573: Numbers
Wednesday, September 30, 2015      19 comments

A couple of things have kind of come together in the last few days. First, I hit 300 days for my log-in streak. I say this not to brag, but to indicate how it's all in perspective. I'm not as pleased about it as I might have been.... Read more
Day 572: A Blog for KATIE5668
Thursday, September 24, 2015      10 comments

A tad early, but I just know she'll enjoy it, lol... 'ave a good 'un, Sparklers - carpe diem!... Read more
A Poem
Wednesday, September 23, 2015      15 comments

I don't remember where I nicked it from. I do know that this is one of those "I'll have a large Americano barrel, please" mornings... 'ave... Read more
Day 570: Friday Update
Friday, September 11, 2015      10 comments

I had about two cups of cut-up (raw) butternut squash in the fridge from the other day. Instead of looking through the recipe site I posted (of course) I thought, wonder how that would taste if I gave it the sweet-potato treatment? I'v... Read more
Day 568b: Looky what I found--!
Friday, September 11, 2015      11 comments

You know how a few days ago I was raving about butternut squash? And how some of you decided to give it a go? Well, get a load of this link: www.eatingwell.com/recip
/butternut_squash_recipes ... Read more
Day 569: History 'n' Highlights
Wednesday, September 09, 2015      12 comments

Today marks a special occasion for the monarchy in Britain: having broken the previous record for Number of Years as Reigning Monarch - said record having belonged to Victoria, her great-great-grandmother - Elizabeth has now become the longest-r... Read more
Day 568: Back to (New) Basics
Saturday, September 05, 2015      17 comments

...so I'm always telling Himself that cooking is science, and the kitchen is a laboratory: you might have to run several experiments before you get results. I love butternut squash. I'd happily use it in everything from soup to side d... Read more
Day 567: Just had to share...
Monday, August 17, 2015      16 comments

One of my cousins posted this: Today was the absolute worst day ever And don't try to convince me that There's something good in every day Because, when you take a closer look, This world is a pretty evil place. Even if some goodn... Read more
Day 566: It's been a while, ain't?
Sunday, June 21, 2015      8 comments

I came across this article yesterday, among some photo journalism posted on the Reuters website: http://www.reuters.com/n
0618&slideId=10572... Read more
Day 565: Early Harbinger of Spring
Sunday, February 08, 2015      9 comments

Just a short one - I meant to post this a week ago, so you see how far behind it I am. But better late than never, ain't? There are a half-dozen fitness centers - in community-center buildings with other public facilities such as libraries,... Read more

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