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Michelle Beissel
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A thinking introvert with a huge proclivity for hedonistic joy.
A thinking introvert with a huge proclivity for hedonistic joy.

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Blooming heavily from early summer through autumn, tuberous begonias beckon with their soothing perfume, gorgeous flowers, and stunning leaves. Not to mention they thrive in gloomy areas of the garden.

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The preferred pollinators of Nescodon mauritianus are day geckos while birds are considered just to be thieves of its red-coloured nectar.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nesocodon
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Susan Lenz, Ancestors (c.2010), embroidered wooden spools with vintage family and found photographs (via @womensart1 Twitter)

A cornucopia of connections. Wish I could reach into the photo, pick out a spool, and spend time with it. :-)


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One of the most beautiful by-products of our garden is this peony.

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The Notable High Buildings of the World 1896. (via Phil Taylor @ScienceAndMaps Twitter).

The Eiffel Tower was eclipsed by New York City's Chrysler Building in 1930.
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I love eggs. And I adore this preparation! Easy, delicious, and all in one pan.

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Bleu d'Auvergne is essentially a cow-milk version of Roquefort so though similar, it is buttery and creamier.

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So what makes a croquette a croquette, a pie a pie, and a dumpling a dumpling? And in what category would be calzone? Yes, those questions are rhetorical. So let's get stuffed like the amazing variety of available filled comestibles. On to the enthralling endeavour of using left-over pastry to encase a filling of your choice! In my case it's one of tuna, capers, tomato paste, cream, garlic, and dill.
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