Author Archives: Donna


This is a slow-braised beef recipe I made 2 nights ago. It is from my A History of Food in 100 Recipes cookbook. It is from the menu of Real Castello di Verduno. There was a lot of onions in … Continue reading

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Moni was born to our Shetland sheep Jocko and Mona in April 2007. Here she is one month later. And with lead training that July. Here is John showing her at the Skagit County Fair one month later. She was … Continue reading

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Local Yarn Shop Tour

My friend Pam and I went on this tour. We started with Stilly River Yarns in Stanwood. I have wanted to visit since they opened. Then we went to Perfectly Knotty in Arlington where I bought bamboo yarn and this … Continue reading

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