Author Archives: J. Frémont

Red beans, greens, and sushi rice for Bushra

A young woman from Libya living in UK with her family, attending university there where she’s in her final year, sent me a message earlier tonight via Twitter. I had posted a pic of my #LentilFast2014 beans, greens, and sushi … Continue reading

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Spring harvest backyard farmer breakfast

Chopping, measuring, shredding, mixing and all the prepping for Soldier’s birthday dinner this evening will begin a little later this morning. While we were walking about outdoors enjoying the thawing frost talking about the coop and where the birthday gifted … Continue reading

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St-st-studio

It’s quite an unfinished space. But what does one need to work. A sturdy, or hopefully sturdy enough, work surface, a chair, good natural light looking out on a pleasant outdoor environment. For me the latter is fairly necessary, and … Continue reading

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Buttercup that I dream of . . .

The wife of an old friend from the homestead we harked from many many moons ago made a delicious sounding (reading?) soup. Buttercup Squash. Not butternut. Her mother-in-law planted the buttercup variety last summer on something of a whim and … Continue reading

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Sequestered manicotti

<<or>> Sequestered manicotti making with a Nice Cup A Tea With the arrival of a boxed set of Laura Ingalls-Wilder’s *Little House* series I return to the sequestered life in my rooms overlooking the Hudson reading and writing. As I’ve … Continue reading

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Functional anorexia for the new year

I fell down and went boom, Mumma gave me a glass of water. You fell down and went boom, your Mumma gave you a cookie. Thus a lifetime of emotional eating was instilled in you and a lifetime of stress … Continue reading

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Annotated bibliography

I am in library school now, working on an MLS in Archives and Preservation at CUNY Queens College. I’m taking two of the four required introductory courses during the current summer term. We’re halfway through class-wise now, with three weeks … Continue reading

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