I have come to enjoy these little still life oil paintings. Two mugs and grapes oil on board, 20X14cm Figs in a bowl oil on board 14x20cm Tomatoes from the garden oil on board, 14X20cm Three plums oil on board, 14X20cm *Paintings availaible on Ronell’s art under NEW PAINTINGS! à bientôt Ronell
Courgettes, zucchini for the Américains, are so versatile, easy to prepare and I think a vegetable eaten and enjoyed by almost everyone. It is a safe food to start introducing vegetables to babies and children generally prefer courgettes to peas. What’s not to like about courgettes. So, cheers to courgettes! Pincée de fleur de sel:…
Are we ever going to see sunshine? I really took it easy today.Our jam (Nancy and Lori) was cancelled so I was free to do whatever.Went to the grocery store... and made applesauce.One jar for Jenny....one for us.Gary had a board meeting, so I kept doing nothing.Night all.
I’ll start with Rosie and what we’ve been doing. Rosie hasn’t been ridden since the end of September. Through no fault of her own. I haven’t been able to ride because I’ve either got sciatica going on from my lower back down through my calf or another herniated disc. There was no way I could swing my leg over to mount her or ride. It seems to be getting b […]
This stunning castle,Château de Chenonceau, is like a fairy tale. It gracefully straddles the River Cher in the Loire Valley region of France.The corridor that spans across the riverIt was a cloudy day in May, 2016, when I visited Chenonceau, a castle I had heard so much about. I found it to be both gorgeous and fascinating--not only because of its' loc […]
Pepperoni rolls, West Virginia food of the gods. I’ve written much about pepperoni rolls on this website. I’ve held many workshops in which I taught people how to make pepperoni rolls. I sell my own homemade pepperoni rolls at my Etsy shop. Pepperoni rolls are very popular and are one of my best selling items, […]
This kitten is so spoiled.....this dog is even more so. Temps are in the teens at night. Keeping toasty here at the Farmette. My daughter's Manatea, ready for use. The dining room table is covered in gifts, wrapping paper, tape, scissors, etc.....I need to get busy.
(Camera Canon EOS 550D - Sheffield, Ballito, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa)The Natal Wild Banana (Strelitzia nicolai) grows up to 12m high and 4m wide. It is an evergreen tree with multi-stems that form dense clumps.The stem is woody and smooth in texture. It is light to dark grey and marked with old leaf scars. Attached to the stem by long, thick leaf stalks […]