Category Archives: Cooking

Go Away Monday!

One Summer Night was a wonderful tune.  I remember it well! We were up early again because we had to go to the gym at 8:30 am and get stretched until it hurt!  After three weeks of vacation, I am … Continue reading

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Getting The Garden In Shape

We looked at the yard, and OMG, it needed some serious help!  It was in bad shape. I, on the other hand, am in good shape; round is a shape, right? We did some trimming and picking, but we are … Continue reading

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I Am Having A Mid-Week Crisis!

They say rain is on the way, but the low was 50 degrees this morning, Wednesday, so I expected some clouds.  Nope!  Just a slight overcast. We jumped in the shower and got on our exercise uniforms as we went … Continue reading

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Off And Running Again!

Do I remember the clotheslines?  Indeed I do?  If they were twirlers like above, we rode them all afternoon.  If they were T-shaped with taunt lines between them, they were perfect for tents.  We lived outside, getting dirty and occasionally … Continue reading

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A Day OF Rest!

Today, we didn’t accomplish much.  We walked around the garden, removed the tarp from our Christmas storage containers, and cleaned our garden workbench. I brushed a heavy varnish onto the workbench to protect it from the elements. Tung oil is … Continue reading

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We Can’t Go Any Faster!!

We woke at 6:00 am and started working in the garden by 7:00 am.  We planted sweet peas, trimmed the grape vines, and finished mulching the planted areas.  I finally fixed the faucet in the backyard after it had been … Continue reading

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A Slooooow Day Indeed!

While watching war movies like “In Harm’s Way” and “Good Morning, Vietnam”, Mary cooked a delicious slow-cooker chicken recipe at home. Tomorrow we may cook this recipe: Yesterday, we spent a relaxing day watching two Christmas movies from Hallmark. We … Continue reading

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November Tooth And Time To Finish Putting Away Halloween

The only remaining decorations from Halloween (that we could find) were outside, so we took them down and packed them away.  My fantastic sidekick assisted me and collected the decorations from me as I stood perilously on the top of … Continue reading

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Sunday Be Here And We Worked All Day!

We each woke up at 6:30 a.m. with a cup of hot coffee in one hand and clippers and nippers in the other.  The sounds of slurping coffee and whizzing steel jaws were enough to awake the roosters. Our Mexican … Continue reading

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Friday The 13th; Spooooky!

Did You Know?  People who are super afraid on Friday the 13th might have a condition called triskaidekaphobia (pronounced trihs-keye-dek-uh-FOE-bee-uh), which is a fear of the number 13.  (Any extreme or irrational fear of something is called a phobia).  The … Continue reading

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