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

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Walk on Water (ok, it was Frozen)!

In the dead of winter this year, I was on a business trip to Karlskrona, a small town south-east of Sweden. On one Sunday afternoon, I was sitting in a coffee … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · 5 Comments

Shadow Play

I like how these sihouette pictures turned out while I was experimenting with my camera. Would love to receive your feedback on these pictures. Anyone?

November 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

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

Sleepless in Seattle – no, definitely not!

Last fall, I went on a weekend jaunt to Seattle. Of course, I prayed hard to the weather gods to be kind and spare me Seattle’s famous rain. My prayers … Continue reading

October 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Prized Pencils

I love bringing back pencils from the places I have visited. (These days, however, it is really hard to find one in a gift shop; it seems that plastic pens … Continue reading

October 5, 2012 · 4 Comments