Monday Musings: Travelin’

We were in Wells, Maine over the weekend. We got up there on Friday afternoon, went to dinner Friday evening with a friend, ran the judging area for the Maine State chili cook off on Saturday, and came home Sunday. This is one of my favorite chili trips. We go to dinner on Saturday with … Continue reading Monday Musings: Travelin’

Monday Musings: Away, and Home Again

Saturday was the 25th annual Connecticut State Chili Cook Off. As has been the case in the past few years, the BaldMan and I were Chief Judge and Scorekeeper. This is always a good time and this year was even more so, since two long time cooks, past Chief Judge and Scorekeeper, former NY state … Continue reading Monday Musings: Away, and Home Again

Monday Musings: I (Almost) Wish My Friends Would Stop Recommending Books To Me

Not all of them, of course. There are those I trust to tell me about books that I not only might enjoy, but that will also be readable. Not because I already have too many books to read. Impossible. I have decided that I cannot die until I read all the books on my tbr … Continue reading Monday Musings: I (Almost) Wish My Friends Would Stop Recommending Books To Me

Monday Musings: Weekend Fun, Fun, Fun (With a Little Chili Tossed In)

It is almost September, isn't it? That means Summer is winding down, the kids will all be back in school within a couple weeks, and Fall is just over the horizon. While I have come to accept that the change of seasons is inevitable, and even to appreciate it most of the time (I still … Continue reading Monday Musings: Weekend Fun, Fun, Fun (With a Little Chili Tossed In)