Edges, Center or Pass?

My sister told me about this Baker’s Edge Brownie Pan so I ordered one for Anna. (and the family)

Anna was headed to work today and said when she got home at ten, it would nice to have a brownie.

Maura made a batch and I got to see the pan do what it claims to do. And it does it perfectly. All edges!

Which is your preference? Edge? Center? Or Pass?

Airedale Fun

I’m in Ohio with the family for a couple of days. Almost four months since I’ve seen them. Josie and Henry, the Airedales, were enthusiastic for my visit and they were warming up the trundle bed in Maura’s room. where I’m supposed to sleep!

Yes, I have a dog treat on my head!
Puppocinos for the dogs. Whipped cream in little cups from Starbucks.

The Sculpture of the Father of Organ Transplantation – Guest Blog

Memorial Tribute to Dr. Thomas E. Starzl at University of Pittsburgh
by Classic Artist and Sculptor Susan Wagner

On the University of Pittsburgh campus you can see this sculpture of Dr. Thomas E. Starzl, “father of organ transplantation”, seated on an iron memorial bench.

Someone added the mask! You can visit the sculpture on Pitt’s campus, by the Cathedral of Learning lawn.

Dr. Starzl’s bronze likeness was created by sculptor Susan Wagner and unveiled in June 2018 . The statue, sporting a mask during the COVID 19 Pandemic, was photographed by a friend of a friend and asks to remain anonymous.

Thanks for sharing this photo documenting our collective experience and reminding us of safety measures we can all practice.

“Wagner is best known locally for her three 12-foot-tall bronze statues of Roberto Clemente, Willie Stargell and Bill Mazeroski at PNC Park and of the Gulf War Memorial at the 14th Quartermaster headquarters in Greensburg.” From article by Deb Eardley in TribLive

Flower of the Day Challenge

I have found the inspiration for the Train and Tracks post and the Flower of the Day Challenge from Cee at her CeenPhotography blog

Here is a true lily amongst the daylilies ( which I just learned aren’t true lilies after all ) Found in my backyard under the Eastern Redbud Tree.

Lily  “a bulbous plant with large trumpet-shaped, typically fragrant, flowers on a tall, slender stem. Lilies have long been cultivated, some kinds being of symbolic importance and some used in perfumery.”

 

Trains and Tracks: Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge

Cee has compiled a list blog challenges all around the blogosphere. She posts a FOTD Flower of the Day challenge  and inspires others blogger to post their flowers. If you want to see some gorgeous blooms, click the FOTD Flower of the Day. She is an excellent photographer and a creative soul.  Always generous with her encouragement.

This week Cee’s B & W Challenge is Trains and Tracks.
Searched my archives for my sister’s and my visit to Alaska in 2016.  Our 8 hour train ride from Anchorage to Denali.  And back!  I converted a few of the photos to sepia tones which is new for me. Perhaps I should have read up on how to do it more effectively but I had fun trying.  Thanks Cee.