About me



 People ask me about the name of my blog and the Radish part.  I used radishes because they are visual attractive, round and red. And when old, they are old a little caustic and biting.   Sometimes that is me

 I live in Northeastern Florida, and I moved here from Puget Sound of Washington.   My subject matter is always in flux.  I go through different crazes and my blog goes with me.  I enjoy food, photography, I love my family, and I am creative always.  I write about life.   Lately I have included some politics and religion.   

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August 31, 2012/ Five fact Friday



1.  My mother took me to see Harry Truman at a whistle stop in Palo Alto,California.

2.  I have made 7 jars of bread and butter pickles, two jars of which I did not cut the blossom end off which means they will not taste "right".  Above is their label.  

3.  I have used a plancha on the grill all summer.  A plancha can be purchased at and is a cast iron plate.  Many Spanish dishes are cooked on the plancha.  I like a mixture of vegetables with olive oil cooked on it.  Very good.  

4.  Mr. Radish and I fly the American flag almost every day.

5.  When my ironing piles gets so gigantic, I iron and iron, and then I throw every thing that I do not want to iron . . . away.  



Reader Comments (14)

Oh Sally! I gave up ironing a long time ago. It will set you free! I think I need a plancha, actually I need a new grill and I love bread and butter pickles too. Do you know where they got their name?

August 31, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRoxi

I know what a plancha is and how it works, but what's an iron?

August 31, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterWinnie

Bahahaha! You throw clothes away that you don't feel like ironing? I don't even iron at all. I wash my clothes & if I forget to hang them up right away... i wind up just re-washing them... again, and again, and again... I like your style!

I hate ironing also... I do it rarely. Great post.

August 31, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAndrea

Yikes, I won't mention what I iron. I must show this article to my husband. He's got a good gig going.

September 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSusu

Oh I so hate ironing my husband has to wear a collar and tie to work so I just have to do it . As long as I have a good black and white film on TV it's not so bad!!!

September 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterViv

Oh wow, I hope your "I don't feel like ironing" days don't happen too often? lol! That made me smile...I just don't iron anymore. If I forget to take clothes out of the dryer right away, I keep a spray bottle of water and I mist them and turn the dryer back on for 15 minutes. In a crunch, I use that wonderful wrinkle spray - it's a miracle worker!

September 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSherri B.

My parents took me to see Truman on the train in Rochester Minnesota.
Get the downey wrinkle remover in a spray bottle-works like a charm...I love Bread and butter Mom always made them!

September 1, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterjill602

I'll buy one of those "unacceptable" jars of pickles for an experiment.
When are we going to catch up ??!!

September 1, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterjimmy

Ironing board still in dining room. Ironing is therapy for some, like my Greek friend AMy. But not for me - I try to outsource!

September 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterExpat Princess

Thanks guys for writing in comments. I do iron because I took Home Econocs at UCLA. There I learned about pill and how the fiber likes to be flat. I do not give much about the wrinkles. That is not why I iron. I iron because I like the fiber flat. Really flat. It takes a hot iron. This was the bad part about my Home Ec education. It does not let your release ironing. The good part is that it help satisfy, a life long love of creativity.

September 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterExpat Princess

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September 2, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRadish

Radish, you crack me up. So you to say you iron b/c you like the fiber flat but the wrinkles don't really bother you. Aren't wrinkles simply fibers that aren't flat?

September 6, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMCV was Here

So funny - I hate ironing too and do as little as I can get away with. I had a discussion about this with a lady yesterday. She irons her son's rugby kit - we came to the conclusion that she has too much time on her hands! I

September 7, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterHelen

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