April Flowers

Smokin’ Cashew Cream

1/3 Cup cashews

2 tb nutritional yeast

2/3 cup water

juice of one lemon

1 small clove of garlic

1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste

1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika

Combine in a Vitamix or other powerful blender until smooth. If you have a powerful blender, soak the cashews in water for at least 2 hours before blending.

Heat gently on the cooktop or use the hot soup setting on the Vitamix.

As time goes by


The door from the screened porch to the deck in January.


Hoover Falls on the day before spring.



Orchids like our south facing windows and we like our orchids.

Living color

Everywhere we look the colors are breathtaking. I took these during my morning walk on the north side of Hoover Hill.

Autumn on Hoover Hill