Flotsam & jetsam

Flotsam is a great “F” word

To those of you who follow my blog, you have probably noticed that it is undergoing a face-lift. One thing that has changed recently is the addition of the word “Flotsam” to the menu. As you can see, my menu contains only “F” words. I don’t know why. I guess it just evolved that way. […]

Spinning wool

Dizzy Spinning

Remember when you were little and you’d spin around and around until you fell down? Or sit on the swing and wind it up and lift your feet and “weeeee” around you’d go? How about the merry-go-round? Hang on tight so you don’t fly off, especially if a big kid was pushing! You’d go so […]

Sliced diced rhubarb

Rhubarb Surprise Pudding Recipe

Every spring my family waits for the rhubarb to be ready. I got this recipe from my Grandma Gilly but I think she got it from my sister Suzanne. In any case, it didn’t take long for it to become my families favorite springtime recipe. I hope your family enjoys it too. Rhubarb Surprise Pudding […]


A Four Letter Word: MOTH

We fibery people never say it. It’s taboo. If you say it, it might happen to you. An infestation the likes of one of the great plagues. “MOTH! AHHH!!!” (run screaming in all directions like in the old movie “The Blob”.) What we are really talking about here is Tinea pellionella. The casemaking clothes moth. These […]

Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard Patties–The Recipe

Yep, been to the Farmer’s Market again. Too many yummy things. I really have to fight the urge to buy some of everything. This time I went with a menu plan. I got corn (incredible). Also little cukes, a melon, a few tomatoes and some Swiss chard. Tonight I am making patties. I’ve decided it […]