Tag Archives: Cayuga

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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Sixteen noodles made a lasagna

Mumma wasn’t feeling well. Last night, she didn’t make it out to dinner with sister, Monsieur and me. She stayed home and rested and missed out on a lot of yuck yucks. She was still feeling icky this morning, so, … Continue reading

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Meatballs in the kitchen with Mumma, and G(r)amma-ray, Nanny & Catherine &.. .. ..

I’m at Mumma’s at her place way Upstate on Lake Cayuga for the Easter weekend. We do not celebrate it for the religious but for the family of it. Though nowadays, we make up tradition, change, adjust and readjust it … Continue reading

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The eve of Easter eve

Bouna notte..

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Ice cream season is officially open

It’s still cold out and my hands are slowly and only barely recovering from how dry they become in winter weather. But on my way back from Mum’s lake place, in Whitney Point, before the turnout to route 81, I … Continue reading

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Proof of cake..

..or the one that got away. A dark chocolate-dipped strawberry was sacrificed for the mouth-feeling enjoyment of the lady holding the plate. Sadly, moments after the picture was taken, she was distracted away to laugh and frolic. The strawberry sat … Continue reading

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Three generations rings

G(r)amma-ray couldn’t attend little sister’s wedding last weekend except in spirit, and in residual DNA left unwashed from her rings. Cin cin..

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