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West Indian Spicy Crab Pie

It’s almost here!!  The most remarkable, staggeringly wonderful, magical day of the entire 365 day year!!!  Christmas day was the ONE day Mama threw caution to the wind and woe to the person who even remotely thought about possibly admonishing her on frugality.  Mama was financially cautious and squeezed her dollars until the eagle screamed […]

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The Hot Springs of Lesvos

Lesvos, Greece.  Poolside.  No makeup, hair could really stand a wash, and I couldn’t care less! Past the majestic date palms which line the length of the pool I look down upon fields dotted with ancient olive trees, hundreds of years old, their trunks gnarled and twisted, their leaves gently swaying in the afternoon breeze […]

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Country Mouse Goes to the City!

I’m back, everyone, back from a glorious and desperately needed vacation!  We had such a rough start that I was almost beginning to feel that God just wanted us to stay home!  We were to scheduled to leave on a Friday almost at the same time James’ flight was leaving to take him back to […]

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