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The Perfect Day!

July 20, 2014

It is raining and all the family is out of town. Watched a movie in bed last night with the dog. Lawrence of Arabia.  How often can you watch a 4-hour movie uninterrupted? Peter O’Toole’s blue eyes were breath taking on my HD station!! And,  who does not love Omar Sharif and Anthony Quinn?!!!! Arose to a wonderful steady rain that makes for a perfect day for me. Starting the coffee, obtaining the paper from…


Guess who is coming to dinner!

July 9, 2014

Summer is my favorite season. A highlight for me is the impromptu dinner parties with friends and family featuring a bounty of fresh vegetables and gifts from the garden. I love the conversations that take place around the table as the gentle breeze off the lake flows around us. Recently, we were invited to a dinner at my brother -in -law’s lake house and his neighbors joined us. Conversation began about a recent watercolor portrait…