The Life in My Years

An anthology of life

Part of our first day in Montreal was spent strolling up and down the aisles of Marche Jean Talon, a public market located in the city’s Little Italy district. Window shopping; I can take it or leave it. That is unless we’re at a farmer’s market. Then I’m all in, as I was when we …

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It’s entirely possible that Burlington (Vermont) International is my all-time favorite airport. BTV, as it’s called in airport jargon, was the final destination on our outbound flight from San Francisco (SFO) and the start of our vacation.

No less than the President of the United States proclaimed, “Shaken, not stirred, will get you cold water with a dash of gin and dry vermouth. The reason you stir it with a special spoon is so not to chip the ice. James is ordering a weak martini and being snooty about it.”

Welcome to my first recipe post in the category Hot (or cold) Outta the Kitchen. We’ll see how this goes. If it doesn’t end well then this will be the first recipe post and the last recipe post. And yes indeed, there is an actual recipe in this post but you have to work your …

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  Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more.  If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.     ~ Oprah Winfrey “Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.” ~ Emile Bronte   Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a …

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I’ve posted four photo essays on our visit to Grand Teton National Park. Here is the final Grand Teton post – the narrative. Grand Teton National Park is in northwestern Wyoming, just north of the town of Jackson and bordering Yellowstone National Park to the north. Located anywhere else in the country Grand Teton would …

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