Archive for May, 2013

Sing it girl!

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A little something sweet to eat for snack or dessert?

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Crescent roll sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar, filled with sliced apples.  Bake and yum yum.

Cute, cute, cute . . . Puppies!

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What’s not to love?

Attention Getting Door Stop

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From the Lens of Bill Stice . . . ‘Cobweb & Dew’ . . . Black Creek Greenway, Cary, North Carolina

May 29th, 2013 1 comment

Cobweb & Dew Black Creek Greenway, Cary, N.Carolina


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In 1962, shortly before her death at the age of 36, Marilyn Monroe posed for what is known as the Last Sitting.  The photographer was Bert Stern.

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Hot Apple Dumplings, Oh Yeah!

May 29th, 2013 Comments off
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Hot Apple Dumplings

2 Granny Smith apples
1 cup water
1 cup sugar divided
1 stick butter
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
8 canned biscuits (I use Pillsbury buttermilk)
4 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Peel, core and slice apples vertically into 8 slices each. Cover with cold water to keep them from getting brown while you prepare the rest of the recipe. 

In a medium saucepan, mix the water, 3/4 cup of the sugar, butter and vanilla over heat and bring mixture to a boil. 

Separate each biscuit in half. Wrap biscuit dough layer around a slice of apple, stretching it to slightly overlap and seal the bottom. 
Place the wrapped slices sealed side down in a 9 X 13 baking pan. Pour the hot sugar mixture over the apple slices. 

Mix the remaining 1/4 cup sugar with cinnamon and sprinkle over the tops of the wrapped apples. Bake for 35 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream! YUM!

Even Owls Get the Giggles Some Time!

May 28th, 2013 Comments off

Book Club: The play – ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ by Lorraine Hansberry

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Raisin“Never before, the entire history of the American theater, has so much of the truth of black people’s lives been seen on the stage,” observed James Baldwin shortly before A Raisin in the Sun opened on Broadway in 1959.

Indeed Lorraine Hansberry’s award-winning drama about the hopes and aspirations of a struggling, working-class family living on the South Side of Chicago connected profoundly with the psyche of black America–and changed American theater forever.  The play’s title comes from a line in Langston Hughes’s poem “Harlem,” which warns that a dream deferred might “dry up/like a raisin in the sun.”

“The events of every passing year add resonance to A Raisin in the Sun,” said The New York Times.  “It is as if history is conspiring to make the play a classic.”  This Modern Library edition presents the fully restored, uncut version of Hansberry’s landmark work with an introduction by Robert Nemiroff.

Do you add light?

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