Postcard from Up North

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The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil. ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

(May the coming days fill you and yours with heavenly peace. Here’s winter solstice inspiration, morning steam rising off of Little Traverse Bay.)

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  1. Paula says:

    Such beautiful picture and words.

    You deserve the best this season and always.

    Much love


  2. paul zeidan says:

    Maureen, wishing you and your family all the best on this Christmas period. since we in Australia are having a hot summer, we made your choc mint ince cream. everyone loved it. the only thing is we used two cups of fresh mint and everyone thought it smells like cucumber yogurt salad.

  3. Tom says:

    Tranquility in the midst of chaos. Thanks for the reminder that this is not only possible, but also preferable. Beautiful words and photos as always, Maureen. Thank you for the great care you take.

  4. Diane Nassir (my maternal grandmother was an Abood (Jamileh) from Ammun Leb. says:

    Maureen, thank you for this peaceful moment

  5. tammy says:

    beautiful girl, i wish you all the merriment of this season of the winter solstice & the celebrations of family & memories & laughter, on the rebirth of the sun/son. and may the dawn of the new year keep your smiling face the same as it’s always been, with love, tammy

    1. Maureen Abood says:

      All the same to you, dear Tammy! Thank you!

  6. Emiine Haddad Reifsnyder says:

    Hi Maureen — your writings are always so pleasant and love the pictures (including the postcards). I have shared your website with many, many friends — looking forward to your cookbook. Will it have pictures???


    1. Maureen Abood says:

      Thank you so much–and yes! The book will have beautiful photography!