Strawberry Short Cake

I picked up a basket of strawberries at the farmers marketon Thursday and decided to make strawberry short cake. I am using a significant modification of the Milk Street scones recipe from Tandem Bakery’’s to make short cake for the strawberry short cake. Using lemon as part of the liquid gives the short cake a […]

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Cathedral Caverns State Park

May 11, 2022 On Sunday (May 8th), Bruce and I rode the motorcycle to Cathedral Caverns State Park. We meet up with friends at the gift shop parking lot around 9:45 am for the 10 am tour. Bruce and I removed our gear and stowed it in the motorcycle case. As we walked away, I […]

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Lemon and Poppy Seed Scones

Here I am using a modification of the Milk Street recipe from Tandem Bakery’’s Briana Holt. These scones are not very sweet. Ingredients 227 grams (1 3/4 cups) all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting 33 grams (2 1/2 tablespoons) white sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon kosher salt (1/2 teaspoons […]

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Picking Up the New Tire

May 5, 2022 On Monday (May 2), Bruce called to check on the tire. They had it ready and they asked us to pick it up between 2:30 and 3:00 pm. We decided to have a late lunch while the shop put on the new tire. We dropped the truck off and walked to Simmons’ […]

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Fireflies and Stargazing

May 4, 2022 Last week, I thought it would be fun to walk down to the pier and stargaze. From the end of the pier, the view over Lake Guntersville provides a wide open space to see the sky. As we walked down to the water, we saw fireflies flashing alongside the road and then […]

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