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Not a lot of blogging going on..
Sunday, August 25, 2013      11 comments

I haven't done a lot of blogs lately for several reasons. - The internet has been hiccuppy and uploading pictures doesn't always work. - There are mornings my computer doesn't "like" the network and refuses to log on for me. DH can make ... Read more
Day out
Wednesday, August 21, 2013      10 comments

Yesterday morning DH decided to make a run to Trader Joes to stock up on some goodies. Now we live in SW Colorado and the nearest TJ is either in Albuquerque or Santa Fe - both require an almost 4 hour drive to get there.. In the old day when we... Read more
Sunday lunch
Monday, August 19, 2013      7 comments

Sirloin steak, roasted garlic vegetables and sweet potatoes. Lunch was ready just after 1pm. I didn't want to start cooking the steak till DH was actually inside - ... Read more
Internet in the boonies
Friday, August 16, 2013      8 comments

The internet at home in Colorado is slow at the best of times but the day before yesterday it ground to a screeching halt.. with odd blips here and there, very odd indeed, emails can be received but nothing can be sent and pages don't open. So a... Read more
A couple of bad days..
Thursday, August 15, 2013      13 comments

This week hasn't been a very good one. I have been stress snacking and my weight is up by 2.5 pounds - just what I needed right before a doctor's appointment where the first thing they want you to do is step on that dreaded scale! On the way ... Read more
Quiche without the crust
Tuesday, August 13, 2013      11 comments

My DH and I love quiche but lately I have cut out wheat, so that means no crust and the last few times we had quiche out I left the crust to him but even he doesn't enjoy it as much as he used to - our tastes are changing! There is no reason ... Read more
Where did the lake go?
Thursday, August 08, 2013      14 comments

Here are a series of pictures of the view from my front porch over the years. As you can see we have gone from a lake view to a green field view. There has been little moisture in the last 2 years and the water is being let out at the dam on the... Read more
Blueberry pear compote
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      5 comments

One of my favorite breakfasts is the Plan's blueberry-pear compote. 1 pear 1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen) 1 to 1-1/4 cup of water 1 tsp each cinnamon, card... Read more
Sunday, August 04, 2013      13 comments

It is summer in the Rockies and that means afternoon thunder storms, sometimes with rain, sometimes not. The lake is so low that my lake view is completely gone - it's all overgrown and green. Still a beautiful view but I miss my lake... T... Read more
Cream of Broccoli soup
Saturday, August 03, 2013      7 comments

The other day I made a pot of cream of broccoli soup as it was a rainy, chilly day. It has warmed up a little since then and the sun came out but it rained all night last night - it was lovely to fall asleep to the sound of the rain. Makin... Read more
Re-growing lettuce
Friday, August 02, 2013      7 comments

In the last few months I have joined Pinterest and I find all sort of amazing things on there :) It can be a great time waster as you get drawn into all sorts of weird and wonderful pins but with a little discipline it is a good place to find th... Read more
Thursday, August 01, 2013      9 comments

Happy 1st of August! It may be August but this morning feels much more like October here in the the Rockies. It is a chilly, overcast morning and there is a good change we will get rain later on. I closed all the windows and I am thinking a... Read more
Saturday, July 27, 2013      9 comments

DH has been working on the area where he travel trailer will be parked. The ground needed to be leveled and lo and behold there was a water line that wasn't supposed to be there... Luckily it was one he could cap off and we were only without wat... Read more
Sticker shock!
Saturday, July 20, 2013      9 comments

We have been back in Colorado for 2 weeks and I am still in shock - sticker shock that is. I have spent more on groceries in the last 2 weeks than I normally spend in a month in Mexico!! There are only the 2 of us but still.. My budget there i... Read more

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