Weekly Feature #29—Wood You Look At That

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!From Prim To Tiki… Wooden Vintage   Wood, along with such items as animal bones and skins, stone and clay, was one of the earliest materials used by humankind to make things for home and hearth. Carved wooden vessels have been dated back to Neolithic times. The beauty and durability of wood make…

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Counting My Blessings—What an Awful Life

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing! Awful or Awe-Full During a recent meditation I was surprised to find myself reflecting on the word Awful. Like so many words we use without ever really thinking about them, the word originally had a very different definition. The archaic definition: Inspiring reverential wonder or fear… Synonyms: awe-inspiring, awesome, impressive; dread, fearful.…

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Weekly Feature #28—The Casserole

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Be It Ever So Humble… The Casserole— A dish used both to cook in the oven and to serve. Also the food cooked in the oven and served in the dish…     Originally, the word casserole described the pan (often of pottery) in which food was cooked. In French, the word casserole…

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Florida Memories

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!  Note: Today’s Post is another from the archive of my former Blogger Blog, “A Glitch in Time”, that I recently took offline.  My Father passed away in December, 2015. I wrote the following Post in June, 2013 for him on the occasion of his Birthday and Fathers Day. This will be the second…

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Weekly Feature #27—The Pine-Apple of My Eye

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!  Hospitality, Welcome & Wealth Pineapples have long been symbols of Hospitality and Welcome. The first recorded encounter of Europeans with the fruit was written by Christopher Columbus. On that famous second voyage to the New World, his flotilla dropped anchor and landed on the small Carribean Island now called Guadaloupe where they were…

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Weekly Feature #26—Salt and Pepper Shakers

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Homely, Ordinary, Innocuous or Exquisite… Nothing is more commonplace or more universally used than the humble salt and pepper shaker. Nearly every household has several sets and they grace the tables in every cafe, restaurant, inn and fast food joint in the USA. However, the variety of colors, shapes, sizes, styles and manufacturing…

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Notes and an Homage to Our Beautiful Planet

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!World Environment Day June 5th 2017 Today is World Environment Day. It is day set aside to encourage everyone to become involved with our planet, her plight and to go outside, to take action and imitative. This year’s theme is ‘Connecting People to Nature’. Everyone is encouraged to get outside and connect with nature.…

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Weekly Feature #25—Which Came First..

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Glass Chickens on Nest I have to admit that I have not had the most productive week. I don’t know about you, but Monday Holidays always throw me for a loop. It seems like it takes me the whole week to even slightly catch up.  Our Memorial Day was, on the whole, great…

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