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Tea Time!

According to Paul Hollywood in his book “British Baking”, these are Shrewsbury Biscuits, and we chose them for our latest Bake Off challenge.  Cream 100g/ 1/3cup butter with 100g/ 1/2 cup sugar and lemon zest, which we didn’t use, until … Continue reading

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Another Bad Weather Bake Off

Another winter storm blew in on Tuesday night, so we baked baguettes.  This is number 5 of our Bake Off challenge. It took six hours from start to finish, so you’ve really got to like baguettes. The recipe from “The … Continue reading

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Acquired Brain Injury

I was just asked a simple question by a fellow blogger at “Time of Your Life“.  He asked why pressure sores on Becky’s feet were such a problem if she uses a wheelchair and doesn’t require bedrest?  I wrote a … Continue reading

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100th Birthday!

Our piano was built in 1912, so I had an idea to hold a party to celebrate;  invite musicians, singers, and general hangers-on to come and have a knees up around the piano.  I mean, how often do you get … Continue reading

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Our Bucket List

It was five years ago today, that Tom and I wrote a joint Bucket List on the back of a Via Rail vomit bag (the only blank paper I could find) on the journey home from Ottawa.  The weekend trip … Continue reading

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Tom’s Bucket List

This is my second time writing this blog.  I lost the first version trying to insert photos.  Why is this easier on the iPod?  Anyhoo… The Grand Canyon was on Tom’s Bucket List, so I decided to book a hotel … Continue reading

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