Author Archives: Frog

Undecorated

Because it is rainy, misty, drizzly today, we’re leaving up our outdoor lights until things dry out a bit. Everything else is put away and the metric ton of needles has been swept and vacuumed. Like last year, we put … Continue reading

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Merry Merry

Of course it was a small Christmas this year. My parents came over for breakfast and we exchanged gifts (The Macallan for her and a large format Guinness and an oil can Fosters for him). My mom brought over a … Continue reading

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Small Thanksgiving

The better-half and I hosted my parents for Thanksgiving yesterday. My mom brought over a very delicious turkey breast she made in her crock pot, corn pudding and apple pie (bonus jars of apple sauce too). We provided roasted brussels … Continue reading

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Thank Goodness

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Eating during a pandemic

I have been taking pictures of what we’ve been cooking during the pandemic and have been quite lazy in posting here. We attempt to make something new every once in a while so we’re not stuck in a dinner rut … Continue reading

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Get away

Took a few days and escaped.

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Doing the numbers

I have driven my car 729 miles since January. The last time I bought gas was in mid-May and with all my discounts, it cost $.45/gallon. We have attended one show in 2020. This time last year we had enjoyed … Continue reading

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Sweat, Comradery, Fun

Just when it seemed hopeless this summer that we’d hear any live music, two substitutes showed up. It isn’t the same, but it helps a little. BBC Music just released a ton of videos from past Glastonbury Festivals. The Richmond … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

No matter how the world goes, its important to maintain some traditions. For us that is smoking a meat. Today it is chicken. We brined it over night and then threw it on the smoker. No other rubs or sauces. … Continue reading

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Week 9? Who knows.

The better-half and I were talking the other day about how I used to keep a journal to chronicle our first years as a married couple. Whenever we dip into those notebooks (very occasionally) we have to remind ourselves why … Continue reading

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