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kale sweet potato

The August Break: Twenty-Seven

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out this post. 27. Favourite Recipe Garlicky Kale-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes by Anna Dvorak for more of Anna’s delicious, nutritious recipes, check out her e-books on Amazon: FALL * WINTER * SPRING * SUMMER Serves 2 (with leftovers) Ingredients 2 medium organic Garnet or Jewel yams (orange flesh sweet potatoes) 1 […]

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Outlander

The August Break: Seventeen

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out this post. 17. Reading I bought a new-to-me used book today…how exciting! We’re about to go on two road trips within the next week: Two+ hours each way tomorrow to meet our hoped-for rescue dog, then twenty hours next weekend, bound for Georgian Bay and Greenhouse land. I’m […]

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The Lowbrow's grilled cheese

The August Break: Sixteen

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out this post. 16. Fire These days, Jesse and his college-bound friends refer to things that used to be “cool” (my generation) and “groovy” (my mom’s generation) as “sick” and “fire.” Apparently the lunch I took the boys out for on Friday was “super fire.” The Lowbrow’s grilled cheese with […]

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The August Break: Fifteen

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out this post. 15. Art I have the privilege of personally knowing quite a few truly exceptional artists. Check ’em out! Anna Dvorak (my friend) Michael Warren Contemporary Art Gallery Anthony Hedrick (my father) His portraits are sublime.   Aaron Morgan Brown (my cousin) Strecker Nelson Gallery John Gary […]

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The August Break: Seven

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out this post. 07. Five facts about me One. I love collecting unusual plants. This is a spotted bee balm, and I got it at the Friends School Plant Sale this year. Isn’t it incredible?   Below is ground nut vine, (mingled with virgin’s bower clematis.) It grows all over the […]

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The August Break: Four

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out yesterday’s post. 04. Numbers   I simply cannot believe the size and abundance of my raingarden. If you look back at this post, you will see how it looked when it was first installed. Today, it produces incredible numbers of flowers, daily. It’s making the bees, butterflies (monarchs!) […]

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