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Fuzzy Fantasia, or Foe?

This little fella showed up on B’s hand one morning and slayed us with its exotic beauty. Neither of us had ever seen anything like it. Apparently, s/he will grow up to be a white-marked tussock moth, whose favorite meals … 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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Be Nice, Irene!

For a variety of reasons, we made the difficult decision to remain in the city for the duration of the hurricane, though we continue to monitor its progress from here. Irene has been officially downgraded to a Tropical storm, yet … Continue reading

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Batten Down the Hatches, My Pretties!

A hurricane’s a comin’! A hurricane’s a comin’! And on the heels of the biggest earthquake to have rocked New York since 1884, no less. Truly, such a confluence of natural disasters might (I said might) make certain people draw some … Continue reading

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Recipe for a Fabulous Weekend

• 2 glasses of chilled Lillet If you are not familiar, this is my new passion. A brand of French aperitif wine, Lillet blanc is a blend of Sauvignon Blanc, Semillion, and Muscadelle and macerated citrus liqueurs, including sweet oranges … Continue reading

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GARDEN TO TABLE: Pappardelle with Melted Tomatoes & Fresh Herbs

A lazy, warm summer evening at Smallpeace. Just like so many evenings before. Having spent most of the day lolling about, wandering from couch to bed to porch to couch again, it was nearly dinnertime and not a thought had … Continue reading

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Going With the Flow

There’s always time for a little self-reflection. Maybe a quiet walk alone in the early morning before everyone else in the house wakes up? Some private time plucked like a stolen apple from an over-extended schedule? I think the key … Continue reading

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