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Old-Fashioned Fried Shrimp

To borrow an old cliché. when it rains it pours.  Seems that is how our doctor appointments have been going lately.  They all hit around the same time which takes a toll on both David and myself.  Lots of travel, lots of waiting. Last week was busy with running and two more appointments this week.   […]


Oatmeal . . . sounds like there might be a recipe forthcoming, right?  Not this time.  This is my new trigger word for when I need to take a step back and take a deep breath.   Call it what you like:  attitude adjustment, time-out, chilling, reality check, etc.  It’s one of those times when everything […]

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But For The Grace of God . . .

Our New Year started off with a ‘bang’ or more accurately a rumble.   We were roused from sleep by a phone call Monday morning (last week) round 5:30am – County Emergency Alert – that we were in the path of a strong line of thunderstorms that would be passing through our area.  These storms would […]

Christmas Dinner

Saw this touching video today –  apparently has gone viral . . . over 34 million views in about a week.  In case you haven’t seen it thought I’d share it here. It’s an advertisement for a German grocery (I think) – and while watching it  had to wonder . .  . where have we gone […]