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To Preserve

I’ve been inundated with zucchini, apples, pears, plums … which is great! The larder is getting full to bursting and I’m ready for a rest … TO PRESERVE plums tumble                                                 out of summer down misted nights into cold-fingered fall flushed … Continue reading

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In the Larder

Red pepper relish, blackberry jam, dried peaches … My larder is crammed and I’m looking forward to a tasty winter! I have a whole book of zucchini recipes and I tried a new one this year: Zucchini bread & butter … Continue reading

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The Horse

Passing a field with horses in summer is to catch a breath of adventure, or a sense of when life moved a little more slowly. Or perhaps a sense of competition, gymkhanas, races … the held breath of watching horses … Continue reading

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Where Would I Go If It Were Yesterday?

I was having a nostalgic day recently, wondering about the past, dreaming of times long-gone, and … A WHERE WOULD I GO IF IT WERE YESTERDAY? which yesterday would I find                         if I sat child-like under a sway of fruit … Continue reading

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Luscious

I could write reams about the taste of peaches, the feel of the peel, the smell of them … Canned peaches are okay, but there’s nothing, absolutely nothing, like juice running down my chin … LUSCIOUS peaches hide                           behind deep … Continue reading

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Storing Preserves

Canadian Thanksgiving this coming weekend and, checking my larder, there’s much to be thankful for: the shelves are loaded. And a good friend has added to the store. I feel like a squirrel, all prepared for winter … A STORING … Continue reading

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Fruit Haiku

Fruit heavy on the branches; friends and neighbours overloaded and giving fruit and vegetables to friends, neighbours, or the Food Bank. It’s the season when we stock up for winter, just like squirrels … deer eating         … Continue reading

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