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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Ponder the Pear

Spring brings new life...and sometimes life goes on without the people who were a very important part of it.  As many of you know I lost my beloved grandfather earlier this year... and with that great loss came many moments of pondering.

It was when I was taking photos of a custom order for Anjou Pears that I realized how the unique shape and color of an Anjou pear represents how different each of us is and how we all have the potential to leave an imprint on others lives in some small way, and if we are lucky in a profound way ... even if we do not realize it at the time.

There are only ten minutes in the life of a pear when it is perfect to eat 
                          Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Anjou Pear board below was created as a custom order for a customer who gifted this to a friend that grows these particular pears in her garden. The end result was two jars of Preserved Anjou Pears with Cinnamon Sticks & Mulling Spices infused with Bay Leaves presented with toasted biscuits and blackberry infused cheesecake pats, served alongside blueberry compote and blue cheese crumbles.  A perfect afternoon snack to share with a friend or to enjoy on a solitary afternoon spent pondering...

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Weekend in Paris Collection

Weekend in Paris Collection

I love photography in any form whether I am admiring someone else's work or capturing a moment myself. The photo shows a new design created for my Spring 2014 Luxury Flatware Collection called Weekend in Paris.

Weekend in Paris Collection