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An Epiphany from Tres Trop

Posted by Martha Ellis Kelley on

As you can tell from the website, I enjoy entertaining. You mix good people, good food, wine, throw in some presentation, stir gently and a magic moment occurs.    This can happen anywhere - in the kitchen or dining room; on a porch; the front yard; or a pasture.

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"Three Hundred Years of Dreaming"

Posted by Martha Ellis Kelley on

Women have been relied upon to provide the necessities and comforts of home for a long, long time.  Until very recently, the labor to pull it off was staggering.  In addition, if they survived childbirth, they knew most of their children would not survive infancy.

So, when I hold a platter, a plate, a mixing bowl or piece of handwoven cloth from another time, I am in the realm of those astonishing women who could create and take delight in beauty while they were exhausting themselves maintaining the family and home.

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