Cool as a cucumber

COOL AS A CUCUMBER I am in the kitchen trying to figure out what to do for lunch. I haven’t given much thought to food for quite some time, but I am winding down the editing on my book and looking forward to getting back behind the cutting board again. “Holly,” I shout trying to get her attention through her

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homestead gardens & chesapeake harvest

February and March are really long months. Crazy long. Hadyn had her Disney thing with the Milton Theatre www.pcade.org and Holly had Mock Trial Championships with Sussex Central They both were enthusiastic about their different endeavors and I was so lucky to be able to join them both this year. Hadyn’s performance is here: https://www.facebook.com/gretchen.hanson.7/videos/1722948177726791/ Holly was brilliant {as usual)

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American Dream | Chef Gretchen Hanson

My America, too

My America, too I didn’t plan to be heading south towards Charlottesville, Virginia after the alt-right demonstration this past August. But I didn’t try to change my plans either. I am possessed simultaneously with contradictory personal gifts. I am a profound chaos magnet, but also the recipient of amazing travel karma. This has been manifested throughout my life by allowing

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middle-aged

Middle-Aged “This is what fifty looks like.” Gloria Steinem I have always hated my birthday. Not just hated, loathed, with a deep visceral anathema that is far more complicated than sheer vanity. And before you even ask, no, it is not obscenely old and I don’t look too much off what you would probably guess if you were being kind.

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big birthday bash!

You are cordially invited to my BIG BIRTHDAY BASH The first of February at Grotto Pizza 36 Rehoboth Ave, RB Delaware. Don’t know if you saw the post on Facebook a month ago when I asked what I should do for my birthday. Winning idea was a party to benefit a cause. So that led to the second post to

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