Monthly Archives: July 2014

There’s a word for that – it’s “der Ohrwurm”

How does this relate to this lovely fruit – the mango? Well, ever since I started to peel this mango, Dean Martin started singing in my head. You’ve heard his version of “Mambo Italiano”, yah? If not . . . … Continue reading

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Pork and Beans Soup

What I end up with at serving time is not always what I started out to make. The above soup was the culmination of Spanish Rice. I made it with some leftover pork roast, fresh salsa, and Havarti cheese. It … Continue reading

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A Hundred Years and Nine Days

This is our friend, Frances. She lived alone in a nearby house until about a year ago. She is nearly blind – can see shadows a bit – but reveled in visitors. She and Gary would have about an hour … Continue reading

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The Chicken That Wouldn’t Quit

Apparently I was quite remiss in not taking portraits of the many meals that this chicken has provided, but here is a list of what it has given us so far, and to come. Each was two servings, of course. … Continue reading

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What Can You Do With a $15. Chicken?

Fifteen dollars sounds like a lot of money for one chicken. And it is, but listen to this. Last Sunday I baked a $15.64 organic, free-range chicken in my Nesco roaster. We are still eating on it. This guy was … Continue reading

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1929 Ford

I don’t want to say we live in an “older neighborhood”, but this puttered down our street the other day. Isn’t she a beauty?

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Rascal Raccoon – A FIRST! ;->

We have often wondered if there were raccoons in the area, but in seventeen years here, we have never seen one. We assumed it was the lack of sufficient water available for them to “prepare” their repasts. So you can … Continue reading

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