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Wordless Wednesday: Random iPhone

*I do have to give credit where credit is due and tell you this one was inspired by another photo through a frosted window taken by the talented Janet Roth.

Flavouring Fall

Autumn inspires me in many ways.  The Fall harvest along with the bite in the air, stirs my desire to cook comfort food.  I seem to be iphone photoing a lot of my efforts over the past few weeks.  This post is more about the recipes than quality of the photos.  Hope you find something delicious and comforting.

I was inspired to make my version of this traditional Portuguese soup while looking at options for travel next fall.  I used chorizo from the stupor store, kale from our own garden,  walla walla onions and flavourful potatoes from Don-O-Ray.

I'm not much of a baker but I will make the occasional pie.  This occasion was an evening of dessert and drinks with friends.  This pie set a high standard for any future apple pies I bake. Darned if I can remember what recipe I used but I definitely recommend apples from Bite Me Organics.  My mom made the best pie crust bar none.  I don't know what her secret was, but she used the recipe off the Tenderflake package.  For me it'…

Favouring Fall

As I type, the sky is mostly blue and the sun is shining brightly.  I'm very grateful for this golden Autumn in the Okanagan.  
More creativity from the Mission Greenway Wood Faeries? 

As seen from the lower path of Mission Ridge

When the City renovated Bernard Avenue I was very sad they got rid of these beautiful ....grates?   When I visited Kelowna Art Gallery last week I was pleased to see there are still some on Cawston.

Looking east along Mission Creek.
Walking west along Mission Creek
On Friday I took the dogs for a walk/hike along Bellevue Creek to an open area with a picturesque retention pond near the Leung farm off the Gordon extension.  It's a win win because the dogs can chase each other and sniff and pee on everything in sight while I work on my photo skills.

I had a dream the other night where a woman who was visiting me (no idea who) told me my photos were boring and I should take them at an angle to make them more interesting.


This photo was taken the…

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