Little Dorrit Summer Excerpts (#DickensChallenge Ends June 13th, 2021)

It is Wednesday and that means it is time for the  Writer’s Quotes Wednesday Writing Challenge The theme this week is “summer” and because today is Jne 9th, the day that Charles Dickens died back in 1870 – I wanted to feature quotes (excerpts) from Dickens’ Little Dorrit – and also invite folks to join … More Little Dorrit Summer Excerpts (#DickensChallenge Ends June 13th, 2021)

Happy Birthday, Charles Dickens! (Little Dorrit “Challenge”)

Hello Readers, Today (Feb 7th) is author Charles Dickens birthday. Trent and I were discussing the book and both want to read it and then compare notes. This unfolded because last year, I watched the 2008 Little Dorrit mini series and then started comment chatting with Trent. The use of “pa-pa” vs “father” – and … More Happy Birthday, Charles Dickens! (Little Dorrit “Challenge”)

Water, A View from Japan-PART TWO (2020 Countdown 2 of 31)

Happy Monday. Today is day 2 of the 31 day 2020 Countdown.   Here is PART TWO of sharing tidbits from the book “Water, A View from Japan.” PART ONE of “Water, A View from Japan” is HERE Today’s post was a “draft” and we all know that some drafts need to be trashed, but I thought this one … More Water, A View from Japan-PART TWO (2020 Countdown 2 of 31)

Tiramisu (and Lorraine Bracco’s Four-Bite rule and Colbert’s Book)

Had to share a few pictures of the Tiramisu we had on Valentine’s Day. For those that do not know, Tiramisu is an Italian dessert made with ladyfingers, mascarpone, eggs, cream, sugar, coffee and cocoa powder.  The one we bought did not use ladyfingers. And as my step-daughter put it – this one was “almost” … More Tiramisu (and Lorraine Bracco’s Four-Bite rule and Colbert’s Book)