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Raising Bear

Last week was one of those weeks that couldn’t end too quickly. Mainly due to the fact that I had to have a . . . YIKES!!! . . . root canal on Wednesday. Enough said about that. On the other hand, we picked up our puppy on Saturday and brought him home. He is […]

Day Trip: Edom & Lake Palestine

Ever so often, we decide to play hooky for a day, leaving the yard work, computer work and everything else behind.  And last Saturday was one of those days. We woke up to an absolutely gorgeous day – unseasonably cool and a beautiful clear sky. Certainly not a day to stay home no matter what […]

Muffin vs. Cupcake

Since living out here on top of our little hill, we’ve found that there are times when we don’t see or talk to anyone for a week or so. That being said, David and I have had some strange conversations during these ‘spells’ – like the other morning when we had a discussion on the […]

Blackened Chicken Breast . . . Easy & Quick

 It’s winter again, cold and wet – so doubt if we’ll be going to an auction we had planned to attend Saturday.   We went there last weekend, primarily to see friends – as well as the thousands of Dallas Cowboy items they were auctioning off. This weekend they are to auction off the more traditional estate […]

Lemon Pepper Shrimp

Winter has arrived . . . at least as far as I’m concerned. It was a chilly 41 degrees this morning when we got up – with a chance of  frost (you gotta be kidding me) maybe tomorrow. I don’t even have my coat out of the cedar chest yet!!   Better get it out quick […]