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A SLOW BAKE TUESDAY

It’s day 3 of the Ultimate Blog Challenge. I’m feeling challenged to get the words onto the page. It has been overcast most of the day. It is cooler, but the house is still fairly warm from yesterday’s heat. The … Continue reading

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MY BOWL RUNNETH OVER

It’s a chilly day 6 of February and the Ultimate Blog Challenge. I woke up to a -33 Celsius outside and a -24.7 Celsius in our solar passive greenhouse. The cold killed all our outdoor solar motion sensor lights. I … Continue reading

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DAY 13 UBC – WHAT IF I JUST SIT

The bread is in the oven. They will be done in 30 minutes. I have a bit of a breather. Even when you think you got it together, it’s still an all day affair. There’s just no way around it … Continue reading

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BAKING BREAD, SNOW AND MY TOMATOES

It is almost 4 in the afternoon. Cloudy and rainy. Not inviting weather for a walk. I shall forego it if Sheba does not kick up a fuss. She is slowing down, her right hip giving her grief at times. … Continue reading

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GUT AND BRAIN

Thursday, January 23, 2020. It’s a sourdough bread making day 1 of 2 or 3. It’s a slow methodical process. So why am I doing it? Why don’t I bake the normal loaves? I do. It was during the July … Continue reading

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WHY I LIKE WINTER

It’s dang cold out, perfect weather for dreaming of spring and all green things. I’m all ready to seed a few tomatoes, petunias, geraniums and microgreens. Then there’s the two marijuana my brother gave me. Now that they are legal, … Continue reading

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ALL MY LOAVES IN ROWS

I have all my loaves in rows, ready to pop into the oven once it reaches temperature. A cool windy day is opportunity to bake bread. I haven’t baked for awhile since I’ve given up bread for July, the month … Continue reading

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BENEATH THE SKIN

I feel anxiety and the blues nipping at my heels. What did I expect anyways? I listened to too many podcasts this morning. I should have just listened to the silence while making bread instead. I could have listened to … Continue reading

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BEST TIMES FOR EVERYTHING

Needless to say I haven’t found the cure to my after lunch blues. Maybe it is just a part of my daily physical biorhythm. I should not fight against myself. This is the perfect time for me to be here. … Continue reading

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HOW I SPEND MY DAYS

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. – Annie Dillard I wish I could write such insights as Annie Dillard. But then I’m not a Pulitizer winning authour. She has written many books. I … Continue reading

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