Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Taylor name is synonymous with food

My father was an excellent cook and he shared much of his knowledge with me. That being said, he rarely made anything the same way twice. Once, after I was divorced and was 35, living in an old farmhouse in … Continue reading

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50 more days and winter is over!

I had hoped to avoid writing about the weather this season, but it seems difficult to do, since my full-time job right now is…bundle up the dog, bundle up me, take the dog for his constitutional, spend the entire time … Continue reading

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Sunday dinner was always family time

When I was a kid, we spent Sunday dinners at my Aunt Sis’ house with a dozen cousins, another dozen aunts, uncles, the tenant farmer, his wife and their kids. I always sat at the kitchen table, with the other … Continue reading

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Here comes the presidential primary parade

The 2012 New Hampshire Presidential Primaries officially kicked off this weekend with two major elections: A Tea Party activist was chosen to lead the Granite State Republicans through the next two years. And a young, smart-as-a-whip Dartmouth College graduate was … Continue reading

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I have pages and pages of friends

My family has always loved books. There were books in my grandmother’s living room, behind the glass double doors of a ancient bookcase. There were books in her guest room. Bookcases lined my parents’ hallway. Once, a friend came to … Continue reading

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