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Rendez-vous des Amis, ParisFantastic Read: On Distraction, Alain de BottonFabulous Food: Butternut Squash + White Bean Soup, Sweet PaulFaraway Place: Sarah Jackson does the Down UnderFine Book: Hunger, Knut Hamsun
No seriously, that soup is fabulous. Perhaps if I make another batch, it will summon fall weather.
I'm rendezvousing with friends this weekend. Rumor has it one of them will be dressed as a pirate.


Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Sweet Freak

That soup SOUNDS fantastic! I had some amazing roasted squash at Rose Bakery last weekend – as loath as I am to say goodbye to summer, I'm looking forward to autumn roasted veggies!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by risamay

On Distraction: I found it difficult to concentrate on actually reading the Saracentric post you referenced, because I just kept scrolling down further and further, surfing right over the words, to more pics of that dreamy looking specimen that Sarah refers to as Aaron.

In other news, I love your Four Things posts. They're four times fabulous.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Mlle Paradis

a. de botton – keeps the little gray cells ticking over!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Fog and Thistle


Sounds like a swashbuckling good time, you scallywag.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by nichole

Sweet Freak –

It was! The bacon gave it such good flavor, and the squash dissipated somewhat and thickened the soup.

I did have to cook it a bit longer (to soften the beans) and I added at least an extra cup of chicken stock.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by risamay

I left a comment for her on her Who am I? page. We share the same DNA – except for the hair, about which I'm forever bitter.

Another great new blog to nosh on, discovered thanks to one of your Four Things.

Thank you! And, whaddaya know, the first weekend of fall here in the San Francisco Bay Area is summer. Finally. Looking forward to my fresh (and frying hot) air tomorrow and Sunday :)

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Dancing Branflake

Oh yummy! Pirate photos next, perhaps?

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Sarah Jackson

Thank you so much for the shout-out and starting up the New Jersey branch of the Aaron Jackson fan club. Don't worry, plays the guitar too. Errrrrr! ;-)

-Sarah Jackson

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by nichole

Marisa –

Sarah is awesome! And I agree about the dreamy nature of Aaron. ;)

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Retro Apple

Great blog meet stunning Photography!!

Thank you!

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