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Author: kellypea

Desires, complaints, and whimsies: A personal essay

Desires, complaints, and whimsies: A personal essay

It’s been a year and a half since I’ve written here, and before that, nearly a year. When I think about why, several reasons come to mind, but the most significant is one most worthy; I wrote a novel.  This November represents the four-year mark […]

Vacationing in Midcoast Maine

Vacationing in Midcoast Maine

  “So where are you staying?” the woman on the other side of the Avis counter asked as she processed our car rental. My husband and I had just arrived in Portland, Maine after a red-eye from San Diego followed by a botched connecting flight […]

Cream of White Asparagus Soup

Cream of White Asparagus Soup

 

Last year about this time when my husband and I were preparing for our trip to Europe, I busied myself with finding recipes that might be typical of the region we would be in so I could try them at home. I was able to share a few of these before we left, but neglected to share the Cream of White Asparagus Soup I made.

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Catching up with a bit of this and that

Catching up with a bit of this and that

  Well hello. I hope this finds you well, and enjoying the spring weather everyone has longed for. I know many who live in other areas of the country and understand this past winter was relentless. For us, it meant only that winter never arrived […]

Another New Year for You and I

Another New Year for You and I

    It’s about 7:30 pm west coast time and my youngest son, husband, and I are together in our family room doing not much of anything but enjoying a relaxing evening.  Another son will come at a promised 8 pm with his sweetheart and […]