Author Archives: Frog

Peaches

We bought some unripe peaches a couple of weeks ago. Last night we made the base and today the better-half ran it through our ice cream maker. Ladies and gentlemen, we have a star. Peach ice cream! This is the … Continue reading

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Even when you know it’s coming

A friend died over the weekend. He was in organ rejection after surviving for a year on his third set of transplanted lungs. He has two small children. That third set of lungs let him meet his youngest and watch … Continue reading

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On Turning 50

I turned 50 in April and had my colonoscopy today. People say the 4 liters of Colon Blow you have to drink tastes nasty. I disagree. It’s not the taste, but the texture. Like a cold glass of snot. Over … Continue reading

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Two Big Things

We started the month with my sister’s wedding. It snowed a little bit at the beginning of April here in Virginia because OF COURSE. It makes for a good story about how cold it was at the reception. We spent … Continue reading

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Short Ribs

I cooked short ribs in the slow cooker today. They may not look like much now, but tomorrow they will be transformed into deliciousness. As it turns out, that lizard brain memory of roast beef is well realized by short … Continue reading

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Snow in March

It is actively snowing here. I feel like we’re getting more than anticipated, but I didn’t bring my laptop home from work because I’m sure I’ll be headed in tomorrow. We’ve been in a cold spell and it seems like … Continue reading

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Squeaking in under the wire

This may be short but it counts as an entry for February. It seems impossible to have sunshine on the weekend. What’s up with that, February? A friend of the better-half stopped by today to show us his new car. … Continue reading

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Long Weekend

We arrived in NYC on Friday afternoon. Saturday morning we heard from our pet sitter, who had just brushed Lucy, and we have been replaced. She is a ho for a brushing. Lucy, not the pet sitter. We saw our … Continue reading

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Not missing this month

I’m not missing this month for posting. Ha! There will be at least one post in January. Actually, I already know there will be another one. Is the suspense killing you? This isn’t exactly January news, but we learned how … Continue reading

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Rounded Up

This year the content has been pretty light. What do you say about 2017 other than don’t let the doorknob hit you on the way out? We saw some shows: We visited other places: The rest of the year? We … Continue reading

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