December 19, 2019 Bruce made a list of the the options on the truck that we test drove, and then we built a truck on the Dodge site. He then compared the list of things that we wanted to the the things the truck didn’t have.
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December 18, 2019 Last night, Bruce and I discussed buying the truck over dinner. Bruce had taken the time to go through the truck specs on the truck we test drove, to see what was on it that we didn’t need/want and what was missing.
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December 18, 2019 Updated on January 6, 2020 One of the most common questions I get asked is, where is the first place you are going? There are a few others questions I get asked: Do you have your route all planned out? Do you know where you are going? Where would you like to […]
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This is a modification of the Hot Cross Buns from “Laurel’s Kitchen Bread Book”. Makes 30 large buns or 60 small buns Ingredients Rolls 2 cups raisins (300 g) 1 cup dried apricots (130 g) 1 cup walnuts (120 g) 2 teaspoons active dry yeast (1/4 oz or 7g) 1/2 cup warm water (120 ml) […]
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December 15, 2019 A co-worker was interested in our wine fridge and came by with his wife today to pick it up. This is the first large item we’ve gotten rid of and all I can think is, we are really doing this! We still have the kegerator to get rid of at some point.
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We lucked out this morning, the weather was really nice for test driving the truck. It was a little cold, but the predicted snow didn’t happen. At 8:45 AM, we test drove a RAM 3500 dually with the Max Tow Package, with a crew cab and the 8 foot bed. It is a big truck, […]
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After the last round of giving away books, I’ve still got a lot of books to give away. I’ve got to figure out which ones I want as e-books and hope I can get them as e-books. I find it sad that not all books are available as e-books. The empty spots make me feel […]
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December 13, 2019 Bruce called the dealer and got an appointment to get the test drive set up on December 14, 2019. I’m super interested in trying out the truck tomorrow.
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This is a recipe from my Great Aunt Hazel who was born in 1902. My sister found a card with the molasses cookie recipe and took pictures for us. I loved these cookies when I was a child. She made them any time we came to visit. It was magic to see the syrup foam […]
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I serve this a dinner parties very often, as it makes a very elegant and light tasting dessert. I like to serve it in my inherited old style champagne glasses or my martini glasses. I make this 1 to 2 hours ahead of time and refrigerate until dessert time. This is a heavily modified recipe […]
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