Monthly Archives: July 2020

Comfort Foods

I read an article today that featured Nigella Lawson going through her list of favorite comfort foods.  Too many desserts on her list, but I do agree with fish fingers (not as a sandwich, though), and she had lasagne on … Continue reading

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“My Hand Hurts!”

No, not my hand.  My mom called to say her hand hurts, and it’s swollen.  This is four days after she went straight from first gear (“Are you going to visit me on Sunday?”) to fifth gear (“You don’t care … Continue reading

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Eating Out

It’s been months since we could eat out, for sit down.  Sure, we could phone in an order for pick-up or delivery, but it’s not the same as sitting down, having a pint, relaxing, and having dinner brought to our … Continue reading

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Microsoft Sucks the Wind from the Sky

So, I went out to the swimming pool to vacuum it, fished out a frog to toss over the fence onto the lawn, and enjoyed an afternoon soaking up some sun, riding around on a float, and taking a dip.  … Continue reading

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Hope Your 4th Was Good

Ours was wonderful.  The baby back ribs only had to smoke for ~4 hours.  They got a nice smoke ring from the cherry wood, and were neither overdone, nor underdone.  I usually get them right, but there have been a … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day!

We have a rack of ribs to smoke, and a whole bunch of fireworks to set off after dark.  Fireworks are legal in my state.  I didn’t buy any that need to be mortar fired.  These mostly shoot sparks ~12′ … Continue reading

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Small Joys and a Giant GRRR

Joy #1:  Our favorite pub is finally open for business, with restricted hours, for indoors and outdoors dining! Joy #2:  I got my vino “present” from my financial manager, although I had to fetch it from a local FedEx. Joy … Continue reading

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