Cheri Lucas Rowlands @ WordPress is asking us to show our interpretation of Beginning.  I took advantage of her wording – variety of submissions – and decided it was about time I posted about the beginning of a new love affair.

In a previous post, I mentioned my dislike  for the likes of Brussels Sprouts.  Yes!  Brussels Sprouts.

I was immediately met with comments about the wonders of this tiny cabbage-like veggie.  I was given advice and recipes.  I was chastised and cajoled.  I was coaxed into cooking it and promised I would find pleasure in it’s taste and texture.

So after 62 years of going sans the sprout, I purchased a bag, handed it to the cook of the house, and told him to have at it!  And he did.  And I’m glad.  Thanks to everyone that took the time to bug me about Brussels Sprouts.

The beginning of a new love affair.

Oh and of course, thanks to the cook of the house!

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I have a collection of owls, of late.  It’s a fad.  I know.  But how could I not resist.  They have eyes that suck you in and beg you to take them home.  I’m sure, this fad will pass, but in the meantime, here is part of my collection.




I’ve been fussing with some apps.  Since Halloween is on the horizon, I thought I’d include these ghostly stones.  Happy Halloween – if you pay attention to that sort of thing.


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