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Here I would love to share with you our travels and adventures as international mushroom consultants. MEMOIRS about husband Pieter Vedder, who was a SCIENTIFIC PIONEER in Mushroom Cultivation Education. His practical handbook is in 8 languages and is called the MUSHROOM BIBLE: https://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2020/08/modern-mushroom-growing-2020-harvesting.html

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

My 13th Blog Award - Reader Appreciation Award

On Christmas Eve, Miyako from Orchid's Daily Voice in Japan, did pass on another Blog Award to me. Mighty sweet of her but it was too much for last year to sort this out...

For those that need to pass it on again, here is the link for the photo.

I want to limit this to only four names as it becomes quite a chore for selecting more people. It is already hard to find someone that does accept an award, let alone making the selection. But for me it always is a joy to think of someone else who would feel honored for having a little attention, even if it is just for a day...

1) Wendy from Once Upon A Rose Haven from Tennessee, USA
2) Nicole from Rêve en blanc from Limburg, The Netherlands
3) Johanna from Silber+Rosen from Germany
4) Jennifer from Feathers in the Nest from the North of the same Peach State where I live: Georgia, USA

All four are great blogs to read and you pick up ideas of love, special attention and warmth.
Wishing each one of you a great week and happy reading.

Monday, January 2, 2012

{Mauritania was my 148th Country visiting on December 31, 2011}

Wow, this is so neat that since I've put my Flag Counter up on July 10, 2011 on New Year's Eve I did find my 148th country being listed! Just wanted to share this with you. The world is getting smaler and smaller, however there seem to be 210 different flags, according to Flag Counter! Ways to go...
This image shows the time, 5:20 PM on 12/31/2011 with the Newest Country being Mauritania, from West Africa.
Just click on it  to enlarge...
All 148 country flags pictured here...
Just 1 follower short of 300... 

A Happy New Year to all readers, world wide and thanks for visiting!

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Sunday, January 1, 2012

{Our New Year's Eve Dinner at Ristorante da Maria}

Wow, we are pleasantly full and had a delightful evening together at Ristorante da Maria. They were sold-out to twice their capacity so we were lucky for having reservations! That would be the very last dinner for 2011...
Hope you too had a delightful New Year's Eve and wishing you and your loved ones a Happy New Year with good health, love, joy and peace!


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