Our Neck Of The Woods : Re-posted August 2019

Originally posted on Our Neck Of The Woods:
I wanted a way to post and share lot’s of pictures and information about OUR NECK OF THE WOODS….. Rolling Meadows Ranch Lake Kissimmee State Park Allen David Broussard’s Catfish Creek Preserve State Park Collier Farm Road Camp Mack Road Camp Mack Fish Camp AKA Camp Mack…

Not The Normal Way To Start The Day.

It’s almost 8:30 AM. Danny and I were out before the sun came up looking for a water leak. We knew it would be a good size one.There’d been enough time for it to come to the surface. So we started looking again. We had already spent hours yesterday looking. There are old water lines…

Layered Salad Shrimp Salad With Cottage Cheese.

The other night I made a huge shrimp salad with cottage cheese. We had it for   . Too much too show everything 1 at a time. I had 4 different kinds of lettuce. Spinach. Cabbage. Carrots. Tomatoes. Cucumbers. Broccoli. Cauliflower. Lunch meat: ham and turkey Layer by layer. I wish I would have put it…

What Happens After Danny Comes Home 

We have some kind of snack.  Danny leaves to change his clothes. Lunch box gets emptied.  I unload the bucket of ice. Spilling the ice. Leftover hard blocks of ice go into  the freezer. Then we talk about the park. What happened that day. Much of which I already know thanks to the radio. Usually…

My Afternoon At Home Waiting For Danny To Get Home

Got Danny’s ice tea  ready first. I never know when he will come home early when it starts thundering and lightning. His tea : 2 gallon sized teabags in a 1 gallon tea pitcher.  NO LEMONS . No sugar.  STRONG. Mine : 1  maybe  2 regular tea bag(s ) if it’s real tea. Lemons /…

It Is Hot And Humid Out

Forget hot and humid. It is sizzling.  Saturday is suppose to be hotter. My view out the window today. What is that doing there? At least they moved it. It was right in the middle of the yard .  One of our deuce- in -halfs. 

Lazy Sunday In Our Neck Of The Woods

Hello from Our Neck Of The Woods  I am tired and hurting. We went to Walmart yesterday.  My ankles swell up every time. So I am doing as little as possible today.  Danny is off this weekend. He is napping now. Where is the  cat? Well he was here just a few minutes ago. Then…

Internet Iffy Again : LIFE IN OUR NEC OF THE WOIDS

So far we have Internet. No bars but that is normal. No phone service still. It’s been months since the phone lines worked. Danny just said someone hit the box near us (home) and the park. They have No Internet.  No phone. Cell service is almost non -existent.  And it’s Friday night. Danny is DUE…

Family Times In Our Neck Of The Woods- December 2015

TATA! Finally posting about Danny’s and my awesome Christmas and what we have been doing. Plus what we gave each other for Christmas. ALL of which is MONUMENTAL considering the last UPTEEN Christmas’s Danny did not get me anything. Danny is not a HOLIDAY person. Mr. Gloom and Doom. It took us years to get…

Merry Christmas From The Holt’s

Merry Christmas from Danny and I. We have had a really good couple of days. Danny’s had to work. I stayed HOME both days. A first for me on Christmas. I am in a good place right now. For this MOMENT, life is good. I am happier than I have been in while. It helps…

Chit Chat…… Friday, August 28, 2015

Chit Chat: I had a fellow blogger tell me he wanted some “chit chat”. That certainly made my day. So what is chit chat anyway? Google Search: “chit·chat ˈCHitˌCHat/ informal noun noun: chit-chat 1. inconsequential conversation. synonyms: small talk, chatter, gossip, chat, chatting, prattle “we ran into each other at the pharmacy and had a…

From Kimomolab : EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PIZZA – PART I

This is a new-to-me blog that I can’t wait to read more of. This post here is all about PIZZA and it’s history.  It’s Italian history. In Later years. I knew only part of its history. Now I know a lot more. There are many photos showing different kinds and styles. Regional pizzas. I will post…

Shared From Lynz Real Cooking : Chicken Pot Pie

Originally posted on lynz real cooking:
I have been making Chicken Pot Pie for the past 15 years and it is definitely a family favorite. I decided to put small pieces of broccoli and guess what, it is now a favorite vegetable for my kids! Ingredients One double pie crust of your choice–(see recipe) 1…