Art as Food: Henry Hewitt’s Pink Mountains, Waterfall, Rocks & Trees

As I’m winding down a tenancy while being down physically and still packing, I take pleasure in the paintings I’ve hung or placed in the house that aren’t in crates. This painting caught my attention originally because I love pink mountains, another story of which I told previously.* (I know it doesn’t photograph well, but … More Art as Food: Henry Hewitt’s Pink Mountains, Waterfall, Rocks & Trees

Celebrate Fall? Baked Jonagolds with Caramel Rum Ice Cream

I was gifted with a piano tuning and some hand-picked, organic, Mount Vernon-grown Jonagold apples. There’s nothing quite as pleasant on a rainy fall day as a warm house with the aroma of something delicious baking in the oven. Those three points are related. Today, while raking up another huge pile of those autumn leaves … More Celebrate Fall? Baked Jonagolds with Caramel Rum Ice Cream

Snow prep: 3-Bean Turkey Chipotle Chili, Christmas Cranes in Seattle

  While there’s usually lots of snow in the two mountain ranges in Washington State, where, in my opinion, it belongs, we also get some snow here at Seattle sea level during the season. Some years there’s hardly more than an occasional dusting and, rarely, we have deep snow. It used to be said that … More Snow prep: 3-Bean Turkey Chipotle Chili, Christmas Cranes in Seattle