Making Progress and the Pluses of a Good Man
Slowly, slowly, almost imperceptibly, I'm making progress...
My To Do list gets things crossed off on it even as new things are added at the bottom. .. so I have at least SOME things to show for my day.
Last night the DH was so tired w... Read more
Holding On..... Victoriously
I don't know whether it's the heat or what, but I had a rough day or so, when emotional eating (that's what I'm calling it, but it was random irrational eating) seemed very appealing... I was out of sync with my usual strategies, and I couldn't... Read more
Still too hot...No Knead Whole & Multi Grain Bread from Arthritis Today
"No need to Knead Bread" Arthritis Today magazine, March/April 2008, Vol 22, Issue 2, p26
(This is pretty much as it appeared in the magazine; my adaptations appear at the end)
Here's a low-fat version that incorporates some whole grai... Read more
Too Hot to Bake Bread, but I am, anyway
Well, I'm almost embarrassed to share this very VERY simple No Knead Bread recipe, but it's really too good to hoard (and, of course, it made its debut in the NY Times!) I actually go back and forth between two versions of the No Knead Bread rec... Read more
When life gives you spoiled milk- make bread!
Since the NY Times published their No Knead Dutch Oven Breadarticle and recipe, I've been (like hundreds of thousands around the world) fascinated with this recipe and the exquisite artisan loaf of bread that it produces.
When you combine t... Read more
Texas A&M Soccer
I love college soccer,
specifically women's soccer,
specifically Texas Aggie Women's Soccer...
There. I've confessed it.
Strength. Speed. Beauty. Grace. Finesse. They embody health, and they're ranked eighth in the nation and first i... Read more
The Stars at Night Are Big and Bright
You know the old song:
The Stars at Night
Are Big and Bright
(clap, clap, clap, clap)
Deep in the Heart of Texas!
Last night the sky was clear, and once more we roused ourselves from a deep sleep to go outside to see if there was A... Read more
Not the Best Day Ever- Happiness is a Choice
Yesterday, my real anniversary, though today will be the Observed Anniversary, started out well enough, and I managed to sit in on a webinar that I was afraid that I wouldn't have time for, ate a very healthy lunch early, and headed out for an e... Read more
Today's our anniversary, so tonight we're going to bed early....
So we can get up for the 2AM Perseid meteor shower, which begins tonight and will continue for the next few days, but tonight there should be no moon, and at least in our part... Read more
Going Batty in Austin
Austin, Texas, beautiful city on the banks of the Colorado River, epicenter of Texas politics, home of the University of Texas, recently named 6th Best Party School in the US, prides itself on being, well, a little "different".
Bumper stic... Read more
Banana Ice Cream Variations (continued)
It's really hot here in Texas, but I still have some frozen bananas so I'm continuing my experiments with the Spark Recipe for Banana Soft Serve Ice Cream.
Today, I placed 4 old frozen bananas in the food processor, and added one little sle... Read more
Chocolate Makes It Better
Have you tried the banana soft serve ice cream recipe that can be found in the Spark Recipes? Well, I've really enjoyed that recipe, and more so because I generally have a lot of bananas sitting frozen in the freezer already that need to be used... Read more
Encouraging Emotional Eating?
We took our son and daughter in law out to eat last night to try to encourage the DIL, who had just finished the first week of an abysmal teaching job... she just graduated with a degree in early elementary education, and the only job hiring is ... Read more
Fall gardening time- It doesn't get any easier...
Although it has been dry, and the garden soil is parched, I got out and planted our fall tomatoes this morning... there was a great selection of tomato types at the nursery, but I narrowed my choices to six packs of four different kinds:
Celeb... Read more
Testing... Testing... Working through technical options...
I still can't post a blog when I log into our computer on my own name, and my computer genius son worked on it over the weekend and fixed a few of the other bugs, but still couldn't fix THAT one... it was a valiant attempt, but since he knew th... Read more
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