It’s been a week. Had a cold, which in this time of stupid pandemic tricks, is terrifying. But never had a fever, just chills and sweats and general crappiness. So we went to Lake Waconda for my birthday.
For my birthday, we are doing another COVID-19 conscious road trip. We set out mid afternoon and promptly got stopped by a train.
I belong to a cool nonprofit that is a community of makers. Last year, we bought an old elementary school as our new building. There was a lot of work to be done. We have some bumps in the road because of COVID-19 and… Continue Reading “Re-Making MakeICT”
So during the quarantine, my sister and my mom have been playing a game of spite and malice every day. A couple of mo this ago we added a Sunday game of Rummikub. Rummikub is a family favorite. During a Rummikub game, one of… Continue Reading “Weekend Rummikub”
The 7 ½ deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle. An interesting premise. Guy wakes up with no memory, and must solve a murder. Eight times. Each one the same day. Sort of a murder mystery plus Groundhog Day. Interesting premise, but it sort of falls apart… Continue Reading “Book 26”
One of the things I like to do on Saturday is go to the farmer’s market. Then I make a tart with some of the produce. This week, we have tomatoes, pea shoots, and arugula. I use Schaer puff pastry. It’s the only gluten… Continue Reading “Today’s Tart”
If you recall, we bought some lockers at MakeICT a few months ago. Many things came up and they sat unfinished by the Quonset Hut. We have a few more to finish. We start with one like this. Then the Husband grinds off the… Continue Reading “Finishing the Lockers”
For a couple of weeks, I wasn’t getting as many eggs as I thought I should. Not sure if it was hot, cold, wet, dry, whatever that was making them not lay.
There were some lovely radishes today at the farmer’s market this morning.
In addition to the nectarines, I also got a three-pound bag of Jonathan apples. I decided to make applesauce/pie filling. Nom. So making applesauce is easy as pie. Cut up the apples into chunks. In a saucepan, put some water, and the apples. Put… Continue Reading “How ‘Bout Them Apples?”