By Wag ‘n Bietjie Broadly speaking I have great admiration for true bloggers with a talent for writing posts that engage the interest of internet users. I do not consider myself to be in this category as I derive much more satisfaction from reading well written posts across a fairly broad spectrum covering technology, poetry, […]

next door

Originally posted on tangerine drawings:
Five years as a pastry chef and I never learned how to poach an egg properly. It never came up. I liked crispy-fried eggs for my breakfast, when I wasn’t eating croissants at work. And then I landed in a new place, a mixture of happenstance and good friends, and…

My help comes from the Lord.

Evening I will lift up my eyes to the hills – from whence comes my help? My help comes from the Lord. As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the Lord surrounds His people from this time forth and forever. Unto You I lift up my eyes, O You who dwell in the heavens. Behold, as […]

Did You Know? (Sept 17)

Boston’s Beacon Hill used to be 58 feet higher than it is today—back in the early 19th century, the hill was excavated to provide huge amounts of fill for the shoreline and bodies of water such as Mill Pond. The excavation of Beacon Hill and the subsequent “massive filling” increased Boston’s land mass by 150 […]