FOWC with Fandango — Umbrage I always wanted to take an Umbrage. I wanted one in British Racing Green with a 5 on the floor. That way when anyone said "I take umbrage at that," I could respond by saying, "Hey, my umbrage is parked right out front. Let's take a drive!" No? Why not?
I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia almost 20 years ago, but it never flattened me the way it has this time around. I'd like to blame the whole thing on Donald Trump. In fact, I think I am going to blame it all on him. He has raised the national stress level to such a degree … Continue reading BRAIN DEATH AND FIBROMYALGIA – Marilyn Armstrong
I've always loved Waldorf salad. It was originally made at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Manhatten in 1893 and it has been really popular ever since, It's probably my favorite salad and the only reason I don't make it more often (it's pretty easy) because usually, I'm missing a key ingredient. Like apples, walnuts, or … Continue reading IT’S APPLE SEASON! TIME FOR WALDORF SALAD – Marilyn Armstrong
NOTE: I'm not putting in any pictures of dead creatures, malls, or rivers the color of fire. These are too depressing. There are plenty of pictures of slaughtered animals, poisonous rivers, dead malls. If you have the stomach for it, look them up. Forty years ago, I was the English-language editor at the University of … Continue reading OUR CLIMATE CHANGE DIDN’T HAPPEN SINCE TRUMP TOOK OFFICE – Marilyn Armstrong
We were hoping for some color in the leaves. There was a bit, but not much. Still, the cows were out and more importantly, the cats were everywhere. It is surprisingly difficult to get good pictures of cats. They sit very still until that final moment when they turn their head so all you get … Continue reading GARRY’S FARM IN THE VALLEY – Garry Armstrong
PURPLE ORCHIDS - September 27, 2019 So there I was loaded for bird. Big camera with the 100-300 mm lens. But -- there were the orchids, looking totally gorgeous. How far could I back out of the room until I could actually get a focused picture of them within changing lenses? I'm so lazy about … Continue reading PURPLE ORCHIDS REIGN O’ER THE TABLE – Marilyn Armstrong