Hey Ya'll...It is 2023 and I have had a few friends tell me this link wasn't working when they tried to go to it from my New Years Post yesterday. I believe the link is working, but thought I would repost this 2017 post just in case you could not link to it. At the bottom of this post there will be an update on Hurricane Ian. ...below is the unusual story of how the Captain and I celebrate New Years Eve.... I just came back from the grocery store.... I made it ... Read More about When Orange Crush Is At The Top Of The List!!
Welcoming In The New Year, 2023!
My dear readers......it is almost time to be Welcoming In The New Year! I must confess that I originally posted part of this particular New Year's post in 2017!!!!! Yep... 6 years ago! And then I reposted it again in 2019! Hmmmmmm there must be a pattern here. LOL Folks, I use these dishes and appetizers in one way or another each year because...well, because it works and more importantly, I like it. As many of you know, the Captain flies for a living and there are some ... Read More about Welcoming In The New Year, 2023!
New Mexico Tamales! A Christmas Staple, Ole!
Folks, it isn't Christmas until it's Tamales!!! I published this post a few years ago and as I reviewed it for an update...I had to smile at my chubby hands and fingers and my black granite countertops, ....all before Pancreatic Cancer and our kitchen remodel. Even the old dining room chairs and outdated paint in the background gave me a chuckle. Don't ya just love looking back??? Sorry, I digress. I am repeating the tamale recipe this year because ...well, because it ... Read More about New Mexico Tamales! A Christmas Staple, Ole!
“Snow was falling gently on the streets
“Snow was falling gently on the streets......, and people were hurrying home, their arms filled with gaily wrapped boxes and paper parcels from toy stores, candy shops, and bakeries. For it was Christmas Eve, and as twilight fell, the children throughout Germany waited in hushed expectation for night to arrive, and with it their gifts from the Christ Child.” You might recognize this sentence. This is the first line from the book, "The Nutcracker", by Prussian author E.T.A. ... Read More about “Snow was falling gently on the streets
Those Were The Days And I Am Very Grateful!
Psalm 86:12 "I give thanks to you, O Lord my God, with my whole heart, and I will glorify your name forever." Those Were The Days, my friend! Much as I don't like reading manuals, graphics or schematics, I am so grateful and thankful that technology has moved us into the 21st Century. We have come a long way baby! If you worked in an office atmosphere, I'm sure you have noted the progress that has been made. Perhaps you remember the hustle and bustle of answering the ... Read More about Those Were The Days And I Am Very Grateful!