Monthly Archives: September 2013

Out of the Frying Pan, and . . .

One of our favorites – with so many variations. This one had: Angel hair, a melange of mushrooms, onions, Italian sausage, tomatoes, and peppers, and smoked Gouda cheese. I made a separate three-egg omelet in my wonderful Aeternum frying pan, … Continue reading

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Tarantula Breath

Hey! A juicy spider . . . wait a minute. It’s a tarantula! Aren’t they poisonous? Better look him over carefully. Taking advantage of the break in the activity, the tarantula makes a run for it. So, what do you … Continue reading

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Pyracanthaberry Wine

Up close and personal, this is what the berries look like. The birds are going completely nutso! Apparently, from what I have read, these berries provide a bit of a “high” for the birds that eat them. Be sure to … Continue reading

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Roadrunner Comes for a Visit

All morning long, the cactus wrens and the thrashers have been taunting me on the deck. I have a lot of pictures of birds’ backsides and places where birds had been – just a fraction of a second ago. Grrrr … Continue reading

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Curry and Scallions

This was a super quick dinner using fresh peppers and frozen spinach.  The chicken and the rice were left over from an earlier meal.  A small drizzle of curry sauce on mine; more for others.  I’m not a big fan … Continue reading

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Wild Rice and Quinoa

Quick and delicious BBQ pork, quinoa, wild rice, mushrooms, onions, celery, steamed broccoli And for dessert: Fresh raspberries with chocolate chips and gelato. We shared the berries and chocolate, but the gelato servings are individual. Mine is pistachio and DH’s … Continue reading

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Birder King

All was peaceful this morning, and we were enjoying a number of migratory birds flashing through the area. I guess the news of the water pond is on their grapevine somehow, and they stop here to fuel up on their … Continue reading

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