Murderous Spiders, Canapes & Bobby Flay

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I was chased around my kitchen by a spider yesterday, also my husband is deaf to the sound of my voice.

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This is not the actual spider from my kitchen, but even looking at pictures of spiders freaked me out so this will have to do.

I am trying to make friends with nature. I can handle the birds in the bathroom vent, the several varieties of spider that live in the house as well as omnipresent ravens, seagulls and circling hawks that I know are just waiting to scoop up little Farrah. But this spider, which may or may not have been a brown recluse, the deadliest spider on earth, was trying to get me.

First it dangled over the sink while I was doing some dishes, I shooed it back up to the ceiling … it crawled across the ceiling over to the stove (where I had moved…

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Rainy Days, Shirley Jackson and a Tiny Horse called Win

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Day two of Steady RAIN + Sick

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Rain on the Lilacs

Sitting down to breakfast of  Ezekiel Bread with Avocado on one slice & Tahini & Honey on the other, very satisfying getting both savory & sweet without having anything too bad for me. I did burn my toast, but I scraped it.. .and I had a distinct memory of the smell of scraped burnt toast from childhood. I like slightly burnt toast, I like the taste of burnt things. Do you? What do you do when you burn your toast? Does anyone just throw it away??  I mean as long as its edible… is toast one of those things that you just eat no matter what or does it have to be perfect?

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So many things happened since my last post.

So first I had a amazing birthday Dinner at Ports of Italy in Boothbay Harbor, I wish I took pictures but…

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