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Christmas Day Cooking!


Yesterday was a blast.  Ken woke us at 7:10 AM and we opened gifts.  I always prepare one of those overnight casseroles for Christmas breakfast so I can chill with the rest of the family while the food bakes in the oven.  Continue reading



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Mrs. C’s Leftover Turkey Gumbo – in celebration of Carol

Tina and I grew up in upper NW DC; it’s a very nice area of the city with old trees and all-brick homes.  When my Penn friends would come down to visit (the inauguration of Reagan comes to mind or the Fourth of July), they never failed to comment on how they couldn’t believe our neighborhood was “part of the city– it looks like the suburbs!”  Our neighbors were a mix Continue reading


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Boys Will Be Boys

Last night as I was getting ready to shut down (my laptop), I clicked over to check FB and my email, just because I’m an old techie obsessed with being wired.  In my inbox was a note from my mommy friend Adel; her son Matthew and Ken have been best friends since first grade.  Ken even stayed with them when Kurt and I had the transplant surgeries; Continue reading

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