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Entries in Amy (3)


Parade of Turkeys

In preparation for Thanksgiving, Amy made a delicious batch of nutmeg maple butter cookies (go here for the recipe) - and cut them out in the shape of little turkeys. Last night, the breakfast room table was covered with dozens of golden-brown turkeys. They are going fast. [NOTE: These are great cookies. Smitten Kitchen describes them as "a tumble of butter and maple syrup, crackly sea salt and a whiff of nutmeg". And, just so you know, Deb Perelman's Smitten Kitchen Cookbook is finally out. Would make a lovely gift for the holidays]. 


Amy and the Dolphin

Daughter Amy says hello to a Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus Montagu) in Waikoloa, Hawai'i. What a wonderful vacation. [NOTE: My snorkel and fins have been stored in the attic (see Snorkeling), but I am ready to go back at a moment's notice].


What Did You Bring Me?

Top row, l-r: Vietnam, China, China. Bottom row, l-r: Mexico, Thailand, Myanmar. A small sample of my daughter Amy's doll collection. And yes, that's a pink wall. [NOTE: Snowing like crazy today. Thought it best to post something close to home].