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A journal of simple pleasures, travel, food and minutiae.

Tag Archives: garden

A Love Affair with Spring Flowers!

I love the idea of growing my own flowers and nothing could be easier than growing spring bulbs. Each year, I buy bulbs in the late fall and sometimes if … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · 8 Comments

At Home & Abroad in 2012

I always find travel fascinating. I was lucky to have had a chance to go to some exotic places like Venezuela and Brazil this year. But while I enjoyed my adventures … Continue reading

December 29, 2012 · 12 Comments

Baked Pears!

I followed the baked pears recipe at the link shown below — ok, not exactly,  added cinnamon and anise to the syrup — but they turned out lovely!! http://www.telegraph.co.uk/foodanddrink/recipes /9581714/ … Continue reading

October 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sweet Pears!

I had planted a dwarf pear tree in my backyard a few years ago. This small tree yields the most succulent pears each year. A few days ago, I picked … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · Leave a comment