On Tuesday, that is. That's when we leave for Myrtle Beach, SC. It will be a sort of working vacation, because we are going to the Worlds Championship Chili Cook Off on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. And since this will be the first year they are officially using the BaldMan's scorekeeping program, we will … Continue reading And Away We Go
Until we go off on an honest-to-goodness vacation! We are renting, with the BaldMan's sister and her husband, and his parents, a house in Vermont for a week. After more than a year of not going anywhere unnecessary, this almost feels like some sort of escape or something. We don't have any specific plans for … Continue reading Five Days and Counting…
Or at least I hope it has. It's supposed to be warm all week. I have been out doing some clean up and prep work in the garden boxes. I got the tomato and cucumber boxes moved back to their growing spots, moved the hops buckets out where they will get more sun to warm … Continue reading Monday Musings: Spring Has Sprung
Did August seem like a month that both slid by at breakneck speed and crawled so slowly it seemed to be moving backward at times? It sure did to me. And here it is September. The year is winding down, and I can't say that I will miss 2020 when the calendar finally turns over … Continue reading Well, Hello There, September!
Really, not much. We hosted a partial family holiday dinner. Some of the out of town regulars couldn't make it this year, so it was a smaller gathering than usual. Still a good one, with good people and good food. I started planning the aquarium I am going to be setting up fairly soon. I … Continue reading Friday Review:What I Did on My Winter Vacation
As Hurricane (now Tropical Depression) Florence winds her way up the coast on her way to finally fizzling out, we are feeling the effects here in New England. Nowhere near what the Carolinas and Virginia experienced, but it is raining pretty darn good out there right now. It looks like this is what we will … Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts: It’s Raining, It’s Pouring
We spent the weekend in Wells, Maine. We had the Maine State Chili Cook Off on Saturday, so there was some busy time. This is, along with the cook off, my vacation weekend. We don't usually do the go away for week or so type of vacation because of the weekends tied up with cook … Continue reading Monday Musings: I’m Back!
Love spicy hot peppers? Afraid they could cause health risks? Here are some answers (Don't worry- you can still eat your faves!): Chile Peppers Would math class have been easier for you if you could read novels as a way of learning? These teachers think so: Novels in Math Class Discovery of a fossilized human … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Spicy Peppers, Novels in Math Class, Earliest Known Fossil Finger, and Vacation in Outer Space
We went on a short vacation to visit friends in Eureka Springs, Arkansas from last Thursday to this Monday. We managed to pack a pretty good amount of stuff into those few days, including helping out at the AK State Chili Cook Off. So, this week, for our Wanderings, I am going to give you … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Around and About in Eureka Springs, Arkansas
We are back from our trip to Arkansas. It was a fun few days with friends. We managed to pack a whole lot of stuff into those five days, and I have a boatload of pictures to go through! I will post some of them at a later date, but for now, here's a sampling … Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts: Home Again, Home Again!