Christmas Wrap-Up

So what if the chihuahua hiked his leg on the Christmas tree skirt? He missed the presents. I accidentally left out half of the sugar in this gingerbread cookie dough. The gingerbread men were inedible. Big deal. We had other cookies. In fact, I got a little dip-happy with some melted chocolate. The Christmas dinner…

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A sighting of autumn at my grocery store. ♦ ♦ ♦ This antipasto platter made by G, the teenage daughter of dear friends who were hosting my husband and me for dinner. It was a work of art, beautiful to look at and delicious to eat. ♦ ♦ ♦ Compassion. I’m still rocking an orthopedic boot after foot surgery…

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A strong, capable woman (whose mother would have preferred that she be wearing the life jacket, but still, this is a great shot.) Location: Buffalo River, Arkansas. Photo by Hannah Hale. ♦ ♦ ♦ My own crooked birthday cake. Dinner will be prepared by others, but I’m taking no chances with dessert. (Except for the chance that…