Spicy Carrot Soup


Ready to go into the Blender. Blend cooled soup in batches to avoid it spurting out the top.

I am on a vegetarian journey. This is a totally new way of cooking for me. Meat is no longer the focus of the meal. In fact there is no place for meat in my meal now. I am in my 49th year of marriage and that has always been the focus when cooking. That is a great many meals with meat. I consider myself a good cook and my friends and family tell me that I am. But, I am up for learning a new way of creating attractive, nutritious meals minus the meat.

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Happy New Year 2018

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Happy New Year to one and all. I really do hope this is a joy-filled, healthy, prosperous year for all.

During the past few weeks approaching the new year, I have become self-reflecting. I love to read. I love to write. I love to do needle art. I turn 68 this month. I am not young, however, I am not feeling old either. I realize that I am considered an elder. I need to share what I have learned over the years, some stories, and some experiences.

I am back. This blog has been around for awhile. I have written on it inconsistently in the past. I feel the pull to get back to it.  I write quite frequently but have not posted here. I am sorry for my lack of sharing. So much goes on in life day by day. But, it is the same for all of us. It is easy to make excuses. There really are none. It is probably the idea of sharing that causes me the most problems. Perhaps I feel that what I write is not ready to post yet and then it becomes too late or forgotten about. Continue reading “Happy New Year 2018”