Monthly Archives: April 2020

Great Smog

I am still incapacitated by this reactive arthritis.  So I have been binge watching shows.  The latest is The Crown.  It is fascinating, and I am learning a lot about British history.  But I learned today about the Great Smog … Continue reading

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Powell’s Books

I have long loved this book store, starting when I lived in Portland.  And I received the March 17 email from Emily Powell.  I have had a wishlist since 2003 on their site.  So I decided to order books from their … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey Dinner and Dessert

Last night I decided to make a Downton Abbey meal.  I made the cookbook’s Chicken A La Creme Paprika.  For this one you sauté chopped onion in butter and then add paprika, salt and tomato pasta (for us puree) with … Continue reading

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