Category Archives: food

it’s that time again

Last Thursday the Elberta peaches arrived at the Peach Man.  I’d checked the Facebook page and knew they’d–finally–be in town.  So I was there at the tent at 8:45, just in case Mike the Peach Man opened early.  And he … Continue reading

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saturday june 20 at the lake

Well, I just spent two hours trying to sync the photos on my phone to my new laptop.  I thought I’d done it, but…no.  There are pictures on the computer somewhere, but I can’t find them.  Excuse me while I … Continue reading

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what’s going on

And one last note:  the hair salons open today!  I have a much-needed appointment with Sue on Wednesday.  Oh joy!!! I think they should serve champagne. When do salons open in your state?  Have you had your hair done yet?   … Continue reading

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one month left

No, I’m not talking about the lock down.  Here in Rhode Island businesses will be allowed to open–sort of–tomorrow.  Golfers can use carts.  We have to wear masks.  Restaurants will open, but only at 25% capacity.  It’s a start. But … Continue reading

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dining out

Friday morning Banjo Man and I could come to no decision as to where we would go for “Take Out Friday”, our weekly big night in. Then a text appeared from Angela offering a delivered dinner from a fancy, local … Continue reading

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sunday gumbo

I had enough ingredients to put together an “improv” gumbo this morning.   Banjo Man is delirious with joy over the smells coming from the kitchen. I didn’t have fresh vegetables.  So sad, but I raided the freezer. A bag of … Continue reading

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good cookie, bad cookie

Okay, I admit I’m out of practice making cookies.  Except for a few afternoons of cookie-baking with my little friend Sam, I’ve been out of the cookie-baking habit since 1988. Claire’s birthday was last week.  Needless to say, the family … Continue reading

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view from walmart

As we waited in our designated pick-up spot on the side of Walmart yesterday, we watched about fifteen seagulls fight over a slab of mystery meat.  Was it a mouse?  Something that dropped out of a grocery bag?  It didn’t … Continue reading

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life in the time of clorox

Do you ever feel that if you step outside of your house you’re going to die? Sigh. We had to go to the Post Office yesterday–having been delaying it for a week–and it was as if we were risking our … Continue reading

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the grocery games

I’m not sure where you are and whether or not you’ve tried “online ordering” from your local grocery store, but let me tell you:  it’s an adventure. The first time we received our delivery, a young couple employed by Instacart … Continue reading

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