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Baking Chocolate Surprise

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chocolate_barsThe other day, I was doing a bit of grocery shopping and pushed my cart down the baking aisle to pick up a box of currants for some currant shortbread cookies. I saw the baking chocolate nearby and remembered that I had also wanted to make some brownies. The recipe called for unsweetened baking chocolate which, at the time, I didn’t have, so I tossed a package of chocolate in my cart, as well.Continue reading Baking Chocolate Surprise

Watch Where You’re Going!

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BikeOne day, when I was about 11 years old, I was doing something I’d done many times before: riding my bike around the block. Except this day was different in several ways. Continue reading Watch Where You’re Going!

Adventures On Craigslist

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So, since I no longer ride and had sold my motorcycle, I wanted to sell my fancy-schmancy motorcycle cover called a Cycle Shell on Craigslist.  I did up a nice little post explaining that my Cycle Shell was “gently used,” able to store a medium-sized motorcycle with windshield and saddlebags, and that I was requesting $200 for the privilege of carrying it away.Continue reading Adventures On Craigslist

Adventures With Metro: Never A Dull Moment

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converse-jack-purcell-75-anniversary-low-5A couple of days ago, we had an unseasonably late-spring treat:  The sun was shining, the temperature was around 70F with a light breeze, and the humidity was low.  I figured this was probably going to be one of the last nice days so late in the spring before the long, dog days of summer arrived, so I decided to enjoy it by walking and taking the bus to run my errands.Continue reading Adventures With Metro: Never A Dull Moment

Gardening With Suzanna: The Hummingbird Feeder

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colibriI went to my small, local hardware store (C & D Harware in the Heights) and bought a hummingbird feeder and some powdered Kool-Aid for hummingbirds.  I also bought a heavy-duty bracket with which to affix the feeder to the side of the building next to one of my kitchen windows so I could enjoy the view when the tiny birds come to visit.Continue reading Gardening With Suzanna: The Hummingbird Feeder

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