Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Mushroom and the Snail

This picture is from 2001, when we went to Florida to pick up our beloved Mountain Aire motorhome to officially start our fulltime lifestyle. Repeat – this is Florida – there is a lot of moisture there, and the ground … Continue reading

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Guy Food

When we were in Silver City, New Mexico last November, we had Thanksgiving dinner at a wonderful restaurant called Shevek & Co.. This morning there was an email from the owner telling about some classes that he will be teaching … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Salad

It’s salad frenzy time for me again. Every once in a while I get into Salad Mode, and this is what happens. Ingredients: Field greens and spinach, bulgur, garbanzo beans, red peppers, feta cheese, macadamia nuts, avocado, tomatoes, homemade honey … Continue reading

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Filing Your Fruit

The new shelves are up! Perfect to store and display the beautiful produce that is available now. The red peppers deserve a separate picture; maybe tomorrow !!!

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Stamens

This beautiful flower always brings me a feeling of tranquility when I run across it on my disk. I hope it does the same for you! ;->

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Stuffed Peppers, Fresh Spinach, Barley and Gravy

I tried out the vacuum bottle method of “cooking” to make the barley in the above picture. I thought I would have to cook it more when dinnertime came along, but it was perfectly done in the Nissan-Thermos. I baked … Continue reading

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Best Mexican Fast Food in Town

Before leaving on a round of errands, I put a pot of beans on to cook in my lovely little Rival Crock-ette. Lo and behold, when we got home, they were done to perfection, so I incorporated them into our … Continue reading

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1933 Lagonda 16-80

After he was Dr. Who, but before he was “Dangerous” Davies, Peter Davison was Campion – in a delightful 1989 British series that we have been enjoying. He drives a car like this, only in bright red. See: http://shop.abc.net.au/products/campion-series-1 for … Continue reading

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Bird Makes His Mark in Dust

This unusual imprint of what is probably from a dusty dove was on the window of our motorhome. We didn’t see any evidence that there was a death involved, so I guess he just slammed into the window sideways, fell … Continue reading

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I Won the Trifecta !!

LOL! When I make bread in only one shape, I find that most of it doesn’t get eaten as bread, although I try to make croutons, bread cubes or crumbs of leftovers before it is too old to eat. So … Continue reading

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Stir Fry Omelet

A few times a year a kind chicken provides the wherewithal to make this delicious breakfast. In reality, there is seldom enough of the stir fry vegetables leftover from the night before, so not really sure how I came by … Continue reading

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The Great Woodpecker Chase

This beautiful feathered friend led me a merry chase all over my backyard the other day. I had apparently interrupted something that he was doing, because he chewed me out royally and flew from tree to tree to taunt me … Continue reading

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The Copper Chair

Well, not really copper – it’s just a plain white plastic chair sitting in the corner of my aunt’s porch in Fort Myers, Florida. The simplicity of it begged me to play with the colors. The chair cast an interesting … Continue reading

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