Monthly Archives: December 2011

I Got a Book for Christmas

For Christmas, Al gave me “V is for Vengeance” the latest Sue Grafton book.  I’ve been reading it all week, and I’ll finish it today.  What a great book, she is a great writer and the story really sucks you in, … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato, Apple, and Orange Salad, Try Number 2

When I made this salad last time, back in October, I grated the sweet potato, and the salad was good, but somehow the grated sweet potato just wasn’t right.  So this time I cut it into matchsticks, and the salad not only … Continue reading

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Cold and Early Morning – my View

Winter is here, it’s cold in the morning.  Everything is covered with frost, and Al says that it got down to 34 degrees last night.  These cold winter mornings, the sun doesn’t come up until almost 7:30.  This morning, I … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from Brite!  She did really good with the hat, I suspect because she got lots and lots of cuddling.  She will put up with almost anything to get attention – LOL.

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Oriental Beef with Eggplant

This recipe is a combination of several similar ones that I have seen on the internet, different types of food that I have eaten in different restaurants over the years, and my favorite veggies.  It has taken me several tries … Continue reading

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Orecchiette with Chicken Sausage and Broccoli Rabe

I had never heard of broccoli rabe before, but since I am always up for new types of food, especially veggies, I thought that I would try this.  It’s called Broccoletti in my grocery store, and sometimes comes in a plastic wrapped … Continue reading

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Touring the Asian Art Museum

On Saturday for Al’s birthday present we got a tour of the Maharaja exhibit at the Asian Art Museum!  We had to set our alarm for 6:30 am, and after giving the cat his daily medicine, we were on the … Continue reading

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