Flowers of Green

Heading into the Woods

This hiking partner of mine either dashes down trails at (approximately) 100 mph or stops completely, because something demands his attention. On a recent hike on the Scout Trail at Claude Moore Park, some very important items warranted further examination. Continue reading

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Strawberry Pound Cake (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

Strawberries and Pound Cake Top View

This is my favorite dessert of springtime, and well worth the effort after a morning of strawberry picking.

I adapted the pound cake recipe from a recipe of my mother’s. We always ate our strawberries with pound cake, rather than shortcake. I freely admit that we often bought pound cake at the store so the only trouble was slicing the berries, but home-baked is always tastier (and in our case, allergen-free).

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Little Ear, Big Ear

Calder The Big Ear

Visitors interact with The Big Ear and other Calder sculptures at The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

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