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April 23, 2017

Easter in Homer: “Isn’t that how we all should feel?”

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This is a holy week for many. I like the years when Passover and Easter fall on the same week. For whatever reasons we gather together with family or our friends — who are the family we choose. I thought it was a good time to resurrect one of my favorite Easter stories. I grew up with Easters. The full-meal deals. Flowered hats and new dresses; I remember a particular gray gingham with lace. It was a bit “Little House On The Prairie” but I kind of liked that. The Little House On The Muskeg was where I lived. Easter…

Open Thread: LKB’s Easter Fare

I hope all of you had a wonderful Easter, Passover or whatever spring holiday you celebrate! We had a wonderful family Easter Sunday dinner (“dinner” in the Mid-western sense of the word…1:00 pm) and I took a few photographs to share with you all: This is my version of a caprese salad that I made for the dinner. It’s sliced fresh Mozzarella, tomatoes and Basil leaves in Balsamic vinegarette on a bed of spinach and spring greens surrounded by fresh asparagus and different varieties of olives. Here’s a yummy fruit salad made by my sis-in-law. Here’s my plate of food,…