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Au Revoir to Summer Feast (Sniff)

We’d been cautioned. Owning a house near the Berkshires is akin to running a bed and breakfast all summer long. Around February or March the calls start rolling in from winter-weary friends and family asking if they can take us … Continue reading

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Time and Nine Wait for No One

We arrived in the gloaming, half hoping for a shout of recognition or perhaps a few cuddles… Though we immediately knew from the way they stood conspiring in the distance that there would be none. They were already lost in … Continue reading

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The Houseguests Are Coming!

I love having houseguests come to stay at Smallpeace. However, it’s such an intimate setting (translation: one bathroom) that only the most flexible, easygoing friends get the invite. Or at least get the invite twice. You learn a lot about … Continue reading

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LONG ISLAND CITY: A Life of Contrast

They had weathered the storm together, all four of them, neighbors in an old tenement building for nearly 20 years. All veteran residents of 9/11 and the blackout of 2003, they had learned from experience that being prepared was always … Continue reading

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TGIF!

Last one in the lake is a fried green tomato! Betcha can’t guess what I’m gonna cook this weekend. Check out the recipe that inspired me on Cook, Eat, Live Vegetarian, then meet us at Smallpeace. Have a beautiful weekend … Continue reading

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