Sunday, December 31, 2006

yummy! the recipe is here!

... but for some reason, i went digging in all these books. i like cooking a big batch of something so i don't have to cook again for several days.

Saturday, December 30, 2006

i'm a little teapot ...

short and red ....

i tell you what, i have been absolutely spoiled during this holiday season! and it's a good feeling .... i send out many thanks to all those who were so kind to me :)

... including those who are anonymous .... i finally was able to punch in the last quarter of 2006 via the kindness of a stranger. i did a good deed on friday. the person asked, "what can i do for you?!" ... my reply, "all i need is the north dakota quarter." ... somehow, i missed it. well, someone else over heard, and delivered ! ... and now, i am ready to move on to 2007.

yes ... i am .... as is jackie & the hippie ... and i even think rrrrrita might participate!

Monday, December 18, 2006

i got this lovely vase a couple of weeks ago when my neighborhood had its annual artwalk. a good friend of mine was participating, and at the end of the day, i got to take the froggy vase home with me! i bought these button mums the next day, and they still look as good as day 1 ... probably because my place is like an icebox.

speaking of iceboxes ... i'm sure everyone has seen the news on cnn. i think it's rather unfortunate. but, i have to say too that it's a high risk activity. and only these three can or could tell what happened. and there's not many mountain climbers around with friends in his/her peer group ... because joe died in an avalanche, miguel disappeared on the descent, and franz developed hypothermia. these people go out seeking something that no one else has seen. they feel unfulfilled without the adventure. and everything has its risk, but i think i'd rather see another day than die cold and alone on a mountain top. and i'm not looking for an argument on the quality of life. please, keep your opinions to yourself. it's not often i rant here. but when someone says they only expected one overnight and to go light & fast, i still believe you should carry gear that could sustain you no matter what. ... in my humble opinion. it just pisses me off!

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Monday, December 11, 2006

food bliss

i am having a turkey sandwich with ninth street bakery bread, with dijon, romaine, tomato, cheddar and red onion. i'd forgotten how yummy and pungent red onion is. it's wonderful.

Sunday, December 10, 2006


solace finally came to visit cupcake....

9 april 2004 - rocket, solace, ktr, cupcake, and grits - springer mountain.