Notes: I was a little ambitious when I decided to start a series of posts on idioms. I didn’t have any HO-scale figures that would work so I had to use slightly larger figures. Still fun. Idiom: Cooking the books. Continue reading Bon appétit!
I’ve been learning how to use Adobe Illustrator and discovered free templates with the font packs. I have no vision so the templates were especially handy to see what could be done with the fonts. Here’s a glimpse of the … Continue reading Flavor of the Month
Robert stood on pins and needles at the altar. Would his bride, Beatrice show up? She did indeed. But she had to look sharp as she negotiated her walk to the altar. Date: July 14, 2019 Camera: … Continue reading On Pins & Needles
Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark IV) Lens: My beloved 100 mm macro lens (Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L macro IS) Notes: Leftover letters from scrapbooking became inspiration for the photo. Continue reading Letter Sorting
This post wraps up my series on my Birthday visit to The Adolphus. Thank you for reading the series. The first time I stayed at The Adolphus, a friend asked a question that stumped me. What did the hotel … Continue reading The Scent at The Adolphus
As Tore was eating his dessert at The French Room, it became clear he needed to write a blog. You are in for a treat. – Denise By Tore Bellis I normally encourage Denise to order adventurously. If she does, I select a safe option so that, if things go wrong, I can swap with her. But this time she went for the raspberry chocolate souffle, so I was free to go wild. When the ladies’ hat showed up, I knew I had chosen correctly. It was an off-white, fancy bonnet of meringue with a jaunty feather of hard sugar … Continue reading An Adolphus Dessert – Guest blog by Tore Bellis
The Adolphus surprised me with a birthday cake. Not a slice of cake. Not a cheap sheet cake. A cake large enough to be shared but small enough to be shared with a few. A cake with multiple layers of flavor… and sprinkles. A cake made by a pastry chef at The Adolphus. The cake seemingly appeared out of nowhere. This really adds to the mystique of the hotel. I stepped away from my hotel room and there it was upon my return. A beautiful, perfectly square cake and a kind note to accompany it. That evening Tore and I … Continue reading My Birthday Cake from The Adolphus