Science Park, Rehovot, Israel (late October 2009)
Clore Garden of Science, Rehovot, Israel (late October 2009)
Spanish Mushrooms In Sherry (recipe from CUISINE, TEXAS)
tuna-spinach croquettes (improvised by moi, riffing off several JOY OF COOKING recipes)
Making shrimp stock
(There was an odd beauty to the heap of shells I was trying to capture...)
Rosanne Cash on the CD player
Stock on the stove
Shrimp with minced shallots
My regular-sized crockpot and a sweet potato I'd gotten from Fresh Harvest last fall (2.85 lbs)
You know it's past time to cook the potato when there's a small tree growing out of the end.
Getting ready to go out on my birthday
from Lazziz (Persian market in Nashville)
Thought these were squash....
Turns out they're cucumbers.
Nashville Talking Library, where I read the Tennessean aloud to vision-impaired listeners
Rainy day. Damp doggie.
I have the best friends! Nibs and inks from a friend working in Italy, who added Belgian chocolate and a pornographic Greek postcard for good measure.
A boat at my in-laws' marina.
Couldn't zoom in with my cell phone cam, but those blobs on the wire in the water are baby turtles. Too cute.
Me and my sweetie. (Photo by his dad.)
The vines are from seeds saved by my mother and planted by my mother-in-law.
Neither mom-in-law nor I recognize the plant, but the flowers are promising, ne?
View from my car, 8th Avenue
Couldn't quite capture it from my cellphone, but there's an engraving of a reading man on the side of this publishing house that I want a closer look at.
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville, September 12, 2010
In my choir folder
The roses are from Jeanne and Tony Jackson's garden.
Dinner (tomatoes from East Nashville Farmers Market)
The scar on this one looked like it had been drawn on.
Seeing the tandem of day 17 and day 19 makes me happy.
Fountain at the US Open. Photograph by my friend Maribella.
Bella's photo is currently my desktop image. Cheers me up every time I open the machine.
Nashville Public Library
As a friend who works at the library observed, the folks who do the pop collections signs have a quirky sense of humor.
Downtown Employee Appreciation Day, Nashville. Food tent near the library.
Yes, there were servers in fairy corsets and shiny shorts.
Recovering from the annual vaccination
What happens when a melon gets mushy...
Christmas bouquet from Steve and Mike
Nashville at night
barn cat (next to my haul of onions) at Turnbull Creek
Cat was an affection HOG. It did its best to climb onto me for more petting.
Elsa Klensch, STYLE (1995), p. 124