Backyard Visitors Excite Nox

April 28, 2021 This morning, as Bruce was walking by the French doors on the way to the kitchen for coffee, he happened to look into the backyard. What he saw caused him to freeze. He said, “There is a duck on the outdoor kitchen.” I got my phone ready to take pictures and I […]

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Relaxing at the RV

April 25, 2021 Just a very quick update as the countdown to retirement continues. Since Bruce discovered Facebook Marketplace, we been downsizing at an amazing clip. Our barrister style bookcases are gone (two were bought by my friend Jeanne), the kegerator is gone, the two futons are gone, as well as a bunch of other […]

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Sprouted Wheat Naan

I modified the nana recipe from Joy of Cooking. The sprouted wheat makes a slightly sweeter naan. The yogurt provides a bit of tang, so if you know a tangy/sour plain yogurt, use it. I served this at my dinner party last Saturday. Serves 12

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Indian Flavored Spring Dinner Menu

Dinner Party Menu from April 10, 2021 Appetizers Pineapple Sesame Potato Patties with Mint Chutney Fried Paneer with Cucumber Raita Salad Tomato and Green Pepper Salad with Cucumber, New Delhi Style Dinner Chana Masala Carrot and Green Pea Porial Tandoori-Spiced Leg of Lamb Coconut Mint Chutney Cumin Spiced Potatoes Basmati Pilau Cucumber Raita Naan Dessert  […]

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De-Winterizing the RV

April 8, 2021 Since the weather forecast for the next ten days was predicting above freezing overnight, we decided to de-winterize the RV on Saturday, April 3. We wanted to flush the RV antifreeze from the plumbing system. I was very excited by the idea of having running water in the RV. We hadn’t had […]

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Busy, Busy Friday

April 7, 2021 Friday, April 2nd, was a very busy day for me. I had my 20 year anniversary at my job! I can now keep my health insurance with the company. When I started the job, I didn’t think I’d be there for more than a few years. Those of us in IT tend […]

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