• Want comfort food? Two pounds of ground beef from my brother Paul’s farm drops into the hot stainless steel soup pot and quickly sizzles. It is soon followed by canned tomatoes, all sorts of chopped vegetables—cabbage, carrots, celery, potatoes, and a critical mix of salt, thyme and basil. Two bay leaves are carefully chosen to swim on top. […] Becky Blue 10 responses November 18, 2017
  • Confessions of a Faithful Collector My sister, Patty, collected napkins. I don’t remember collecting anything. She collected napkins imprinted with the bride and groom’s names placed on the cake table at weddings. She collected napkins from her friends’ birthday parties and even from a new truck stop where our family of six went for cheeseburgers and chocolate malts. As I […] Becky Blue No responses November 2, 2017