Category Archives: food

and so we are thankful

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!  I hope you are looking forward to a lovely day of food and family and friends.  And pie. The day before Thanksgiving last year: The day before Thanksgiving this year: And now it is Thanksgiving morning and … Continue reading

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heading east, 2022

We’re in a Fairfield Inn in…wait a sec, let me think… I have drawn a blank. Iowa, though. We’re in Iowa and we will be sleeping in Ohio tonight. It’s a four state day. I am in the breakfast room. … Continue reading

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the beautiful colors of september

Dahlias, a pumpkin, an anniversary card and a new tablecloth all make me love this month. And then there is this, another sign of fall: Yesterday was the day to haul the bags of frozen apricots from the freezer and … Continue reading

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september sangria

September is the “Social Season” here at the lake. Company has returned home, grandchildren are back in school, summer heat is only a memory (it is 46 this morning) and gardens no longer require hours of care. Which means it’s … Continue reading

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another smoke-filled september

Busy days here, but I’ll be back to blogging daily (hopefully) once again. There are fires north and east of us. They are in remote mountain areas and we wait for rain. Oh, do we wait for rain! In the … Continue reading

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the cabin reveal

The long-awaited visit from Banjo Man’s Nebraska-born friends finally happened Thursday morning. I heard a rumor that the new out house was used three times. We had a great two days of visiting and eating and laughing and eating and … Continue reading

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summer of the waffle cone

This has become our go-to evening snack while playing Mexican Train dominoes and/or poker. Yes, poker. We have chips. We have cards. We have a total inability to keep a straight face. Lest you think we are not eating healthy … Continue reading

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it’s back!

My computer has been in the repair shop, but it now home once again. Its slowness and freezing up have been issues since I arrived here at the lake. It’s my “summer laptop” and I like not having to cart … Continue reading

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breakfast at the cabin

Banjo Man declared they were the best pancakes of his life. Here’s his kitchen: Are we all filled with envy? I personally covet the beach-towel counter top.

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traditions

When the Funny Grandson arrives at the lake there are certain traditions that are upheld no matter what the weather. First of all, he scrambles into his bathing suit, runs down the hill to the dock and jumps in the … Continue reading

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