Monthly Archives: October 2007

NanoNinja and the Big Wiggly Puppy*

Small but FIERCE! A Ninja and her Dog… B.W.P. Other costumes considered by Grace starting from Monday up until the bus’s arrival at 8:55: “Something Disgusting” Princess Mummy(“you can wrap me up in toilet paper and tape it!”) Puppy Ladybug … Continue reading

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“Jiffy Pop,” Anyone?

For some reason, these little guys just make me happy. I don’t know why I’ve suddenly become obsessed with the mushrooms growing in my in-laws’ yard. Every time I go out to do my cow chores these days, it seems … Continue reading

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Ring Around the Ranch

Alternate Title: No Pheasant Present, But Dew? Can Do! sorry. Clothesed for the Season Today I won’t subject you to any feeble attempts to wax poetic, but did want to share some shots of my tour around the Ranch this … Continue reading

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Pheasant Present*

(For illustration purposes only… not my actual pheasant… obviously.) What a presentWas the pheasantI did glimpse upon this morn. Not a peasantOf a pheasant,He, so regally adorned. Til’ now I hadBut seen him atThe far side of the pasture. The … Continue reading

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Grilled Cheese Gets an Upgrade

Grilled Cheese Mania has descended upon my household since the minute the fresh bread cooled enough to slice it. Grace not only requested it for breakfast today, but also the minute she got home from school… and again before she … Continue reading

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It’s Bread and Soup Weather!

“Daddy, what smells so good?!” “That’s homemade bread, Anna. Homemade bread!” “Yea!!!” This is half the reason I roast a chicken, people. (head swings around to me, wide-eyed and breathless) “Mommy, what’s for dinner?” “Chicken noodle soup and bread.” “*gasp!* … Continue reading

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Desiccated and Delectable

Before After 4.5 hours at 325°. (Sorry about the flash on the white plate. It was unavoidable, but *yikes!*) If it seems to you like that many fresh tomatoes should make a lot more roasted ones than are shown resting … Continue reading

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