Category Archives: canning

Well, That Wasn’t Exactly Overnight. But It Was Fun.

Today’s blog will be fairly short. It’s plain old bragging, and a little bit of some other stuff. The bragging first. This past Monday, I was honored to represent the various veteran’s organizations as the emcee at the Memorial Day … Continue reading

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The DSM5 Hasn’t Gotten Around To Gardening – Yet.

Let’s start at the beginning: Yes, at the heart of it all it begins with dirt. Lots and lots of dirt. This is half of what came to visit (and stay) a few weeks ago. I decided to get the … Continue reading

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And Now, For Something Completely Different…

Many of you read the recent review of my friend Brandy Vallance‘s book, Within the Veil. I’ve known her for more than a year or three, and have had some great conversations with her on chat sessions, the phone, and … Continue reading

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Rhubarb & Blackberry Jam. Sauce. Ooze. Whatever. It Tastes Good Enough For Me.

Two years ago we started making jam. It was fun. We already had the basic tools in each of our kitchens, just had to buy some supplies and we put up about thirty jars. If you’ve already seen the blood … Continue reading

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Blood Orange Marmalade Recipe. Warning: Making Jam Is Like Smoking Crack.

Right out of the chute, I’d like to say “Thank You.” You, my friends and regular readers, have voted to bring Tamara Jorell and your humble (that’s a lie) scribe into the top ten in the Faith 900 writers contest. … Continue reading

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