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Spaghetti squash and other tales

You know my penchant for experimenting–and I feel it’s only fair to mention the failures as well as the successes.  :)  The most recent lab project involved spaghetti squash.  I decided to deviate from my standard way of cooking this lovely no-point vegetable, which I’ve described in other blogs, and do something different.  ( I know you see it coming, but hey, if I followed my regular recipe, it wouldn’t be an experiment, now, would it?)  I checked the pantry, where I discovered a lonely can of 99 percent fat free cream of celery soup.  Hmmm.  Since I’d already had ground

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Is tomorrow REALLY New Year’s Eve? Plus, presents from a dog.

I received some fantastic Christmas gifts this year, including beautiful gemstones from my lovely daughter, Wendy, a sweater from my sister, Sally, aka Thankful Rose on Etsy.

There were other wonderful presents, too–bubble bath, a new bathrobe, special spices, a crock pot that connects to another crock pot, for those 2014 dinner parties I fully intend to hold.  :)  (I’ve already chosen one of the recipes–Smoked Oyster Spread.  Yum.)

But the most interesting and unusual gifts, I must admit, were three paintings–done by my grand-dog, Margie, one of the smartest Golden Retrievers ever.  I  definitely plan to hang them, too.  I

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“Keep your ear to the ground” referred to the practice of plainsmen listening to the ground to hear hoof beats. It became the westerner’s warning to stay alert.

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