an object of chairty... how do you react?

Yesterday was a new experience for me.  I have sometimes given a stranger $10 or $20 to help them to get home, or pay some bill off. I do not make it a habit, I haven't that much money.   It is a 'sometimes' thing.  I weigh their need and my need to...

DARE I SAY IT...

The days are getting longer.  Not very noticable yet, but it is there and shows very slightly on the clock.  which means that while winter just started, spring in on its way to us.  (Assuming the world doesn't flip over and the sun start coming up out...

The Bean Concoction in Christmas dinner

I guess it is a standard dish, I just didn't know what it was called.  I'd had it once before and loved it but never knew what to call it.  It is made for those who think green beans should be cast out of all cook books.  It will change your mind....

WE EAT in 15 minutes, yeaaaaay!

All afternoon I have been subjected to the most divine smells of a roast cooking slowly.  and watching redskin potates being sliced and diced and seeing this bean concoction taking shape.  I don't know what it is called but I remember tasting it once...

a JOYOUS CHRISTMAS DAY AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR

i hope you all get what you need for christmas and got everyone what they wanted too.  As Tiny Tim would say.. " God Bless us all, each and everyone!"   That's not PC?  Neither am I.  If you do not believe it won't stop me from wishing you well....

I STILL CAN'T BELIEVE IT... TRUMP WON??

Things like that don't happen in real life.  Bad politicians win, good ones nearly always lose.  Honest players lose, cheaters win.  Isn't that the rule?   What happened here?   How did the good guy win?   I didn't vote for him.  I voted...

just made eggnog from scratch... not too bad either!!

Monday midnight,  I had a sudden urge.  Wanted some corn meal muffins and went to the kitchen to make some.  When that was in the oven I had 20 minutes to wait to make sure they didn't burn but were fully done.     The eggs were out on the...