Monday, August 8, 2016

odds and ends

A few unrelated photos today...

 The Hot Rod convention was in town this weekend. I always like seeing all those old restored cars on the roads around town, but the very best one was this one at the Triple A office.

It looks like Lonnie is getting ready to go around and hop in, doesn't it?  He is dressed to match.

We were there to pick up some maps...thinking about a little road trip somewhere.


Lonnie went ahead and picked that big cucumber...over 14" long! It's like a club!
The skins are tender and not at all bitter on these Armenian cucumbers.


The Black Vulture came up in the yard with two big chicks!  She was doing that thing where she would get a big drink of water from the bird bath and then regurgitate into the babies mouths.

They actually spent a couple of hours hanging around back there in the shade. 


No new recipes for Sunday dinner but we did try out this Polenta mix that the Sasquatch picked up on clearance.

It was fast cooking and made a big amount. I added a few cubes of Velveeta cheese, some milk and Tony Chachare's seasoning.

It was good. Sort of like a cross between grits and cornbread.

We had this for Sunday dinner along with sirloin tip roast, mashed potatoes and gravy, buttered mixed vegetables. parker house rolls, and Greek garbanzo bean salad.

Dessert was Filled Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies.  I forgot to get a photo.
They are family favorites, but contain a lot of butter and peanut butter so I only make them a couple of times a year.

Lovely and cooler in the evening. Lonnie and I sat outside and watched as it got dark and the stars appeared. 
Crickets were chirping.  It was almost like being on a camp-out except we didn't have to stay out there and sleep on the ground!

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