NOT just a suggestion…

I had a really good time at my Uncle Donnie's 90th birthday gathering. Once I got there. I learned something new about South Dakota. I was driving along minding my own business. When out of NOWHERE What to my wondering eyes should appear but flashing red and blue lights! Just 5 miles from my destination. … Continue reading NOT just a suggestion…


A girl has to have her priorities!

  My cousin, Virginia, lives in South Dakota. And I am hoping to head up her way, soon. Uncle Donnie is celebrating his 90th bday. I texted her to explain that my brother Harvey would in all likelihood not be able to come due to the cows coming into calving season. Not sure that is the … Continue reading A girl has to have her priorities!

Internet recipe… AGAIN!!!

NO, Norman Bates has not moved into the kitchen. Not even Charles Manson! I have been invited to the "old folks" Christmas do at the community center. So I decided to try and make the desert, at least once before unleashing it on the to the "Old Folks" around here. As you can see it … Continue reading Internet recipe… AGAIN!!!

Antiques and Junque!

Antiques and Junque My winter project. Trying to get ready for spring chickens. Who thinks I can actually do this, hold up your hands. You may not know but my hand is not UP!! If I get this done I want vacation in the Bahamas!! Right!     Have chicken coop, need chickens! Have junque … Continue reading Antiques and Junque!

Blood and guts!!

With Thanksgiving a memory - until you step on the scales! I wanted to share what I am sure will become yet another family story. My son, Peter, was here with a friend. Peter's Dad cooked the turkey (See guest of honor!). Peter's Dad, John, had sent the turkey over with Peter. As John started … Continue reading Blood and guts!!

Opera – Manon Lescaut 1987 Denver CO

I don't know how many of you know that I was once in a Opera. Now this would be laughable if any of you had heard me sing!! It took several years after the show that I tumbled to the fact that I had a modified L on the girls. It dawned on me that … Continue reading Opera – Manon Lescaut 1987 Denver CO

Thoughts on Family and Thanksgiving

You know that for many years I thought of holidays as just something to get through. I always wished that I didn't have to cook for people. Usually because I had partied the night before and had a hangover! I remember telling my Mom "Why do you have to do this every year!?!?" she would … Continue reading Thoughts on Family and Thanksgiving