Monthly Archives: May 2012

Jackie Arrives in Memphis!

Today’s most exciting agenda was welcoming Jackie to Memphis!!  We made a little jaunt to Nashville this morning in order to meet Jackie’s flight from Chicago and drive her the remaining 200 miles to her new home in Memphis!!  She didn’t have much (any?) time to settle, but made a quick change for us to […]

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First of the Season Farmer’s Market

Despite the afternoon’s blustery weather, Allison and I went to check out the weekly Farmer’s Market outside the Botanical Gardens.  We were greatly pleased with the varieties of beautiful berries, plums, and SWEET CORN which we found there!We thought of numerous friends to whom we would like to gift these bright sunflowers. . .And bought […]

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A New Home for the “Domik”

Here is the most recent update to our “mantelscape”. . .  The most notable addition being this cute little house frame, gifted to us from our dear German friends!My next assignment is to actually get our globe-trotting children together for a few fresh family pictures!! 

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Memorial Day/Tortilla Day!

Allison continues to work on her tortilla-making skills, and today she received an A-plus-plus-plus!  We had a fabulous Memorial Day meal of grilled flank steak wrapped in AMAZING home-made tortillas, fresh green beans, buttered corn on the cob, and apple crisp for dessert!  Now THAT’S some celebrating!!  Hurray for Industrious Teens and Noble Goals! 

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Things I Love: Hydrangeas, Milk Cans, and Things From Around the World

My generous friend Anya  gave me her mother’s antique milk can.  . . I promised her it would live a long and happy life, and I would send pictures of it being used in our dining room.  It was hand-carried from Kazakhstan and raised just a few eyebrows in airport security! What history this can […]

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