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Potato Kale Soup & Santa's Coming to Old Town!

Potato Kale Soup

Bandon’s Old Town Marketplace hums with holiday cheer. Lights twinkle. Bobbles abound. Shoppers browse art and sample edible delights. The seafood is fresh.The local harvest of root veggies and winter greens inspire warming bowls of soup like this Potato Kale soup by Susan Vanderpool Christiansen of Chubby Girl Cheesecakes in Bandon, Oregon.

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Love creates beauty and truth

Yesterday he died, but today his book arrived via UPS. I ordered it last week, and Amazon told me it wasn’t supposed to get here until November. I had no idea that he’d died, until I went searching for his photograph in order to post this: The man who said “beauty is in the eye […]

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