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In Praise of Tomatoes

Good morning, Everyone. A clear summer day is ahead with cooler temperatures and sort-of lesser humidity. Let’s chat over a cup of coffee. I am sitting in an ancient Adirondack chair that has been part of our homes’ patio decor for, what… decades? It… Continue Reading “In Praise of Tomatoes”

Coffee in the Rain

Good morning, Everyone. The rain is falling in a gentle patter this morning. We need the rain, and I’m thankful the wind has finally laid down from yesterday’s northeast bluster.  Dangling tree limbs threatened landfall from last week’s almost hurricane.  The tree guy is… Continue Reading “Coffee in the Rain”

July 2020 Recap

Welcome to Stories Served Around The Table July 2020 Recap. The pandemic remains the topic of conversation. Everywhere, everyone must wear masks and keep a distance while going to and from essential errands. Recognizing neighbors in masks has become a skill set. I still… Continue Reading “July 2020 Recap”

June 2020 Recap

Welcome to Stories Served Around The Table June 2020 Recap. Summer is bursting out all over. The foxgloves and hydrangeas took over the side yard, the raised beds hold a bounty of vegetable promises, and the catboat launched (rigging awaits). Schools in my area… Continue Reading “June 2020 Recap”

A Tiger In The Yard Coffee Share

Good morning, Everyone. It is a summer-y June morning here in Sayville Long Island. The birds are having a conference chirp session this early morning. Although they sound like a substantial chatty flock, they don’t frequent the backyard feeder nearly as much as expected.… Continue Reading “A Tiger In The Yard Coffee Share”

Stories Served Pandemic Update

Welcome to the Stories Served Around The Table Notes and News Letter. It has been a while since I brought a newsletter to you. I hope all of you are well staying in a safe place and keeping socially distant yet connected. It has… Continue Reading “Stories Served Pandemic Update”

The Quiet Feminists

My mother was a feminist although she would never embrace that titled. Mom defined herself as mother, wife, and homemaker before teacher and scientist. Mom studied the sciences. She held a passion for exploring biological mysteries and a talent for research and teaching. Women… Continue Reading “The Quiet Feminists”

Stories Served Around The Table January Update

Oh, baby, it’s cold outside. Welcome to  Stories Served Around The Table  January Update. January began the new year with giveaways, hug challenges, and a re-affirmation of goals.  Read on. Hug Everyone You Know Giveaway Hug Challenge Week 2 Weekend Escape  A Flipper’s Paradise Writing Plans  I… Continue Reading “Stories Served Around The Table January Update”

Hello February!

Weekend Coffee Share February 2, 2019 Good morning, Everyone. I got an early start on this very cold Groundhog’s Day. Although the popular Punxsutawney Phil and locals Malverne Mel, Holbrook Hal, and Staten Island Chuck are less than 40% accurate, I am compelled to… Continue Reading “Hello February!”

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