Monthly Archives: October 2018

What’s Cooking Wednesday

Natasha’s Kitchen Banana Bread As a change from pumpkin bread this week, a hearty banana bread that looks all golden and has raisins and walnuts, making it extra rich. Brown Eyed Baker’s   Chocolate Dump-It Cake As always I’m lured … Continue reading

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DOA On TV

Monday Manifest  The episode “Connecting Flights” explored what it was like for the people left behind when Flight 828 disappeared. 6 months after the event,  Grace isn’t coping, and goes to grief counseling where she was immediately leached onto by … Continue reading

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October’s Cryptogram Answer

Here’s the answer to last week’s Cryptogram: The servant trembled in front of the grand fireplace that had never been lit and never would be. SBN YNMLCXS SMNQHENJ FX AMGXS GA SBN VMCXJ AFMNDECTN SBCS BCJ XNLNM HNNX EFS CXJ … Continue reading

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DOA In The Virtual Garden

I was all ready to get a leaf blower this year, to save hours of backbreaking raking.  Maybe not. From the Saturday Evening Post September/October 2002 issue: From The Empress of Dirt, advice on repotting African Violets.   I have one … Continue reading

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What’s Cooking Wednesday

Kentucky Butter Cake from Plain Chicken Via Chocolate, Chocolate and More https://www.plainchicken.com/2016/04/kentucky-butter-cake.html  I’m not a fan of cake without a lot of frosting, let alone none, but Butter Cake…butter, butter, butter. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread from Two Peas and Their … Continue reading

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DOA on TV

Monday Manifest The main mysteries connected with Flight 828 are in the background this week.  Ben meets his “replacement” in the hearts of Grace and Olive, a scraggly fellow named Danny.  Betrayal city, Olive gets caught shoplifting and calls Danny … Continue reading

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An October Cryptogram

Here’s the Cryptogram for October.   As usual, it’s the first line from a book. Look for the Answer on Friday, October 26. SBN YNMLCXS SMNQHENJ FX AMGXS GA SBN VMCXJ AFMNDECTN SBCS BCJ XNLNM HNNX EFS CXJ XNLNM PGREJ HN.

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