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!!!

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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

South Dakota

I was born in South Dakota. Dad tried hard to make a living as a farmer. I laugh when I hear people say "It must ge great to be a farmer! Work when you want play when you want." You can tell those people have NEVER even seen a straight row of corn. "You can … Continue reading South Dakota

What do you remember from Home EC??

I saw this question posted on Facebook. Yep, I have a story about it!! My class only had about a half dozen stoves in the Home Ec room. So we were set up to be the second group to actually cook. We turned in our grocery list. We had settled on apple fritters. The first … Continue reading What do you remember from Home EC??