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Once upon a time, there was a little camera called a Polaroid. Most of us had one at some time or another, with film packs that you pop in and easily snap pictures and have them develop before your eyes. … Continue reading
Onions evoke emotions, whether you love them or not. Not many food items bring a person to tears with such intensity and I can only wonder why the powers that be selected this one.
Despite their immense fragrance and a hate/love relationship we have with them, they have been used for thousands of years as natural healers in poltices and preparations and in humble chicken soup.
The paper thin outer layer has very little fragrance and takes time to peel back with nimble fingers.
The next layer slides off with some ease and still no tears down my cheek.
But I take up my knife and breach the first slice and instantly, or so it seems, a silent spray drifts up to loosen my eyes.
I halve the globe and the intensity is increased unless I turn it upended on the counter or douse it under running water.
Continuing to make incremental slices into chops, the tears now fall like rain down my cheeks. Layer after layer of onion skins work to bleed me of my tears . . . and I am drained. I am …. reduced to tears.
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I have always wanted to take a cooking class in a European country, either at a Bed & Breakfast or an Agriturismo. Imagine my delight when I discovered that a restaurant near here started a Cooking With the Chef series … Continue reading
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There is a spot on the horizon near here, near where I fill up my car with gas, if I drive behind the gas station and look to the east, there is this wonderful sunrise. Strange that such a busy, … Continue reading
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When I was a child, my hue was sparkles, glitter, shiny. I loved seeing the early commercials of toys on tv (though it was in black & white). There was a local tv character – Harlow Hickalooper, I believe, who … Continue reading
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The Parke County Covered Bridge Festival is a much loved traditional event that has been celebrated every October since 1957. The event starts at the county seat, Rockville, with booths of crafts and food and spreads out across the county … Continue reading
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Remembering physics classes in high school and college, I headed to my bathroom mirror and tried and infinite shot of mirrors, cameras, and me: