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Shaggy Dogs: S’mores in a jar

We cannot be responsible for the reader’s satisfaction if he/she does not click on the post title, which will take him/her to the blog’s website to view the video below while reading the last episode. Glenn Miller, Chattanooga Choo Choo … Continue reading

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The beautiful blonde: Vegetarian lasagna

Do me a huge, click on the post title, go to the web site, and watch the attached video. You’ll be glad you did.   Glenn Miller, “String of Pearls” It was late night in the desert: semis hummed by … Continue reading

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The red headed stranger? Cheeto Pie

LW  Willie Nelson, Red-headed Stranger   Betty was late. The oil slick left by her boyfriend’s Dodge Dart was receding and the neon sign behind the cash register blinked “Open” in the late morning sun. When they peered between the … Continue reading

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Betty: Meat loaf

My older sister Nikki could go to the movies on Saturdays only if she took me along—not an easy decision on her part. She wanted to see her friends, but…was it worth the trouble. I loved the Western serials, each … Continue reading

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Bagpipes

I know it’s not my time, but I had a request for a bagpipe YouTube.  Every September in Sacramento’s Capitol Park, the California Fire Foundation honors the firefighters who died during the past year. There was no mistaking where the … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Each Memorial Day I write a post about our creative, generous friends from We The North and their ingenious, theme-based dinner party. This year on the way into Vancouver, we stopped a mile from the Canadian border crossing, on the … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast

In the late 1980s, the Sweetie and I watched the television series, Beauty and the Beast—a fantasy/romance/crime drama about the relationship between noble Vincent, the man/beast who looked like a lion, and beautiful Catherine, the smart, successful Manhattan lawyer. Vincent … Continue reading

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Living For the City

If you received this new post as an email from Marla in the Kitchen, watch the video below by clicking on the post title, “Living for The City.” You’ll be redirected to the blog’s website where YouTube videos can be … Continue reading

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Seabeck Succotash: Poached pears with cardamom and saffron

At twenty, Beth was a good cook and nearing sixty, she’s an even better one. She went to Evergreen College for a few years and followed her interest in plants to a job at the Looking Glass Gardens, a degree … Continue reading

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If it’s Tuesday, it must be Brussels

If you received this new post as an email from Marla in the Kitchen, listen to the video below by clicking on the post title, “If it’s Tuesday, it must be Brussels.” You’ll be redirected to the blog’s website where … Continue reading

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