tuesday-- dutch baby pancake and other stories
Tuesday, August 15, 2017      7 comments

good morning! clouding up here--might get some rain, which would be welcome. this morning I tried making a dutch baby pancake out of one of the new cookbooks. heated up the cast iron pan in the oven and poured the batter in. it turned out... Read more
Monday, August 14, 2017      8 comments

good morning! hope everyone had a good weekend. we got some outside work done and groceries and stuff. I have about another 12# of tomatoes sitting here--going to just can crushed tomatoes this time--probably today. our upper patio is roughe... Read more
thursday--just one of those days
Friday, August 11, 2017      4 comments

yes--Thursday was a day that just went off the rails. not so much in a bad way--but I was frustrated and upset by the end of it. got ralphie to the park, and chickens taken care of in the morning, and was getting around to the chore I had chos... Read more
thursday--more pottery adventures and a longer run
Thursday, August 10, 2017      4 comments

good morning! yesterday I made ralphie upset--I left him at home and ran at the park by myself. sometimes I just want to concentrate on my run and not have to keep tabs on him too. I started using my ipod touch again--for some reason now I wa... Read more
wednesday--pottery misadventures
Wednesday, August 09, 2017      5 comments

good morning. the pottery lurches ever forward--my practice time has been quite sketchy of late, so when I sit down at the wheel it's always a crapshoot. first off--yesterday out of curiousity I watched a youtube clip of the pottery scene from... Read more
Tuesday, August 08, 2017      6 comments

good morning! blueberries yesterday, strawberries today. so far, so good. and rob is ecstatic because I figured out how to make his favorite dessert in the world that I bet I haven't made for 25 years. it's just the old fashioned jello with w... Read more
sunday--food all day--nothing but food.
Sunday, August 06, 2017      7 comments

okay--no--I didn't eat all day long. was supposed to be rainy, and we were kind of in a " don't want to work outside" mood, so first we went to Costco, then finished the grocery shopping at our regular store. by the time that was all done, we ... Read more
friday--sink is fixed!
Friday, August 04, 2017      5 comments

good morning! well the sink is all fine now. very nice plumber came out in the early afternoon and by 3 pm it was all done. he rerouted everything to correct some plumbing mistakes that rob had made when we first plumbed it (this was one of t... Read more
Thursday, August 03, 2017      4 comments

good morning. rob is working from home today because our kitchen sink drain sprang a leak--so far he hasn't been able to fix it after struggling for several hours last night. hope for better results today.... Read more
Wednesday--wild weather and breakfast shake success!
Wednesday, August 02, 2017      5 comments

good morning! last night everything was calm and then this mad thunderstorm just developed right over our area. it was quite small, but pretty strong and it just sat here for about an hour. guessing we got more than an inch of rain--for an ex... Read more
Tuesday, August 01, 2017      6 comments

good morning! spinning clay today, total gym and shambles and ralphie to the park. also have to put a load of tomatoes in the dehydrator. ran yesterday and dug out another load of daylilies. we finished the lower patio earlier this summer a... Read more
hi everybody!
Monday, July 31, 2017      3 comments

hi folks! been thinking about you all. for some reason I fell away from here, once again as sometimes happens. I can't explain why--it's just the way I... Read more
hi everybody!
Monday, July 31, 2017      5 comments

hi folks! been thinking about you all. for some reason I fell away from here, once again as sometimes happens. I can't explain why--it's just the way I am. haven't been sparking exactly, but rob and I started atkins a month ago and it's goin... Read more
monday--total gym recap
Monday, February 06, 2017      5 comments

good morning! thought today i would finally update on the total gym challenge i did and record my experience. i have seen the challenge on the infomercials and figured out that the exercise routine is on a vimeo clip, so i decided to give it ... Read more
wednesday--regaining sanity??? maybe????
Wednesday, February 01, 2017      3 comments

good morning! well last night i think i actually slept for a period of hours without interruption. we are sleeping in the living room and i sacked out on the couch instead of the floor. dorijane and ralphie joined me, rob snuggled into his re... Read more

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