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Feeding Elvis, (plus one)

Feeding Elvis, (plus one)

Greg and I have been in negotiations over getting a dog.  It’s been four years since Elvis, my full-of-personality husky, died, and with my artist-lover’s and my newly settled life together, it seems about time.  But there’s Dottie, Greg’s canine-averse cat to think about.  After […]

Perfect Roast Chicken

Perfect Roast Chicken

In early October, when wood smoke fills the air on the mountain and the streets go glassy with rain, I think of one thing:  roast chicken.  Nothing greets cooler weather and darker days like juicy bird  served with mashed potatoes or cranberry sauce and beans. […]