winter

Christmas

What a great time visiting with family we have had so far. I would have liked some snow on the ground, but really, it is probably for the best as it makes the driving around to visit easier and safer. I remember last year was a little dodgey with all the snow we had. A lot of “we made it!” phone calls were necessary to keep people from worrying too much.

Over the past year, I’ve read a number of cook books and cooking magazines, I’ve realized that some are more enjoyable to read than others. And some, I really just look at the recipes to decide what I want to try in the kitchen. I’ve realized that in trying to make my cook book user friendly and to the point, I’ve made it just a wee bit dry. So I’m going to add a little spice to the recipes in the way of anecdotal information, if I have it. It’s part of the whole theme exploring how food brings us together.

First photo with the new camera

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Soon Merlin will have a touch screen, so he will be able to actually use his computer on his own.

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By posting this, I’ll probably find out if Shawna reads my blog!

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Uh oh, Grandpa’s losing it too!

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A REALLY cool book!

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We were actually counting to 10!

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