First the notes. A friend let me know that there are two kinds of persimmons; oblong /sweet and squat / savory. So the squat persimmon that sat on my kitchen windowsill could’ve been cut into wedges (while still firm) and tossed into a salad. Next time, I’ll know.
Second, I found some cilantro and so decided to modify the Ottolenghi recipe for a Sweet Winter Slaw. It was plenty good without the lime juice (used rice vinegar) or the macadamia nuts (I substituted pumpkin seeds). I skipped the tropical fruits and mint.* Served with a creamy potato leek soup, it was delicious.
And now, faces. They can speak for themselves. It’s not EVERYONE that graced this past year, but quite a few. They all make my life better.
What do YOU do when you find yourself getting a little too narrow in your screen-time?
HOW do you notice when your focus is too narrow?
Do you use a reader? Or a site like Stumble? Do you burrow down some favored site’s sidebar links?
I am definitely curious to hear your tricks.
P.S. I am about to pull down today’s earlier post. It expressed my feelings well and I didn’t mind sharing them, but even though my kids probably reveal TONS of shit about themselves online, I don’t really want to. But, thank you those of you who took the time to comment.
But! I have deleted my pinterest account given that it does appear to be a stealing fest. I hope this is different, with attributions loud and clear – the invitation is to click on the link to an image that interests you and discover that person’s work!
P.S. Click on Mosaic to view larger and IN FOCUS. I don’t think I’m doing anything different – but for awhile now, I’ve noticed that the mosaics don’t upload in focus. Anyone have a solution? I’ve tried adjusted sizes without result.