Thursday, May 10, 2012

Coming Out From Under a Rock . . .

. . . at least I hope so.

It has been awhile since I've shown up here.  And to be honest, what posts I have written in the past seven months did not have my heart in them.  I didn't know what to say.  What to write.  Simply carrying on as though nothing had happened is not my style.  When changes occur, when life throws punches, I want to share. I am an explainer.  But you know, some things are too private.
So I was quiet.

When I read the recent post of a blogger for whom I have tremendous respect, there it was:  A way with words to re-enter the world of recipes, stories and photos without spilling my guts.  In other words, come out from under my rock.  Because make no mistake, I've been in hiding.

So now, with a bit of trepidation, I will begin again, trying out my voice, here on these pages.

This minute, there is a whole rabbit braising away in my slow-cooker.  I didn't mean to be a copycat, in fact had forgotten all about the recipe when I pulled the rabbit out of the freezer, and I certainly chose my own ingredients for my own reasons but, all the same, something was resonating in my culinary sub-conscious so I've got to credit and thank Lucy for my inspiration - on so very many levels - for the recipe to follow . . .

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  1. There is a tremendous difficulty between privacy and sharing. Perhaps the best thing than we can do many times is to say it just the way you have here. Sharing isn't about details, it's more about the heart feeling.
    Very much look forward to your voice again.

  2. Tanna, I am so grateful for your words. You really get it! Thank you, thank you.

  3. I'm glad you're back. I've missed you. : )

  4. Hello Christine!

    I am happy to hear that you are back! I missed you heeps,...!!! ;)

    That rabbit stew sounds so delicious too! :) I hope you are better & have more energy! Big hugs & kisses from Belgium! :)

  5. I'm glad I'm back too, Cyndi. You look fantastic, by the way.

    Thank you Sophie! I've been missing all my blogger friends and am making the rounds, slowly but surely.

  6. Now I am kind of worried, hope you are basically okay even if things have been tough lately.


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