Tips for Cooking Turkey

Tips for Cooking Turkey

Instead of giving you a recipe, since we’re coming on Thanksgiving, I wanted to share my mother’s tips for cooking a nice juicy turkey. After you rinse the turkey, liberally sprinkle salt and pepper on it. Then, after you put the stuffing inside and under...
Clarinet Update

Clarinet Update

I haven’t blogged an update about clarinet practice, mostly because there hasn’t been any. Between my work schedule changing and my not having time to practice, I have the bronchitis from hell and though I could sterilize reeds and my mouthpiece when...
The Trust of a Horse (Sunday Horses)

The Trust of a Horse (Sunday Horses)

In spite of my woefully over full to do list for a day when I should be resting and trying to recover from this craptastic bout of bronchitis, there were a couple of lovely horse moments I wanted to share with you. The first came earlier in the day when I stepped out...

Authors Research The Strangest Things

The running joke about if someone checks your browser history and act worried just tell them that you’re a writer. It’s okay. You were researching a story. For me, this was foremost in mind when I was researching a romantic suspense book and I needed to...
The Trust of a Horse (Sunday Horses)

Sunday Horses: A Heartfelt Thank You

Today’s Sunday Horses post is short and sweet. As I wait for another load of hay to arrive, and knowing I have money in the bank for two more (thanks to a family member and my Iowa trip not costing as much as I thought), I’ve rolled the single bale left...
Sir Gallahad The House Rooster

Sir Gallahad The House Rooster

I had blogged about my itty bitty chickens earlier. They’re fully feathered now and about half grown. In looking at them, I can identify two known roosters and two pullets (including Freida the Frizzle). One of the roosters will become my “house...
The Trust of a Horse (Sunday Horses)

Fall Finally Arrives (Sunday Horses)

While you never truly know, this past week hopefully saw the last of our 90 degree days for a while as we finally eased into fall. A high today around 70, lows in the 50’s, it’s starting to be that delightful season that has me thinking about fuzzy slipper...
What’s your “cat limit”?

What’s your “cat limit”?

Each person thinks they know their “cat limit”. Often this occurs when someone sees a rescue or an adorable kitten who needs a home. “We’re at our limit” they say, and that ends the topic. But what is your cat limit and can that number...

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