Happy Hanukkah 2019!

This year, Hanukkah is extra-special, because it coincides strongly with Christmas, beginning on sundown of December 22. And what better President than TRUMP to help us celebrate both Holidays! https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/presidential-message-hanukkah-2019/ Hanukkah isn't a flashy holiday. It's a quiet but important one - about keeping the faith, rekindling the faith, and celebrating the faith. So more … Continue reading Happy Hanukkah 2019!

Recipe Thread: How to Cook Prime Rib, and Other Christmas Dishes

Good Morning, Q Treepers! Merry Christmas! I promised Plain Jane a recipe for her Prime Rib, but thought the recipe might get lost in the comments, meaning she would not see it. Therefore, a post might grab her attention. Yet, we can use this post as a recipe thread for all kinds of wonderful tidbits … Continue reading Recipe Thread: How to Cook Prime Rib, and Other Christmas Dishes

For The Sake of One Honest Man: Why I’m Supporting Susan Collins

I get an enormous amount of mail, email, texts, and flyers for Republican candidates. I think I must be on every list of every candidate in every state. From California to Maine, Florida to Alaska, I get mailings and urgent texts like I live there. The reason is that I am cursed to see the … Continue reading For The Sake of One Honest Man: Why I’m Supporting Susan Collins

Christmas Greens – Hanging the Boughs of Holly and Evergreen

This is a good story about community spirit, appropriate for our Christmas season at Q Tree. Curl up with a hot coffee and join me. Because we have a B&B, our annual holidays are little different than most families. Years and years of retirement parties, birthday celebrations, weddings, corporate events, etc., meant that the townspeople … Continue reading Christmas Greens – Hanging the Boughs of Holly and Evergreen