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Merry Christmas!

White chocolate and Creme de Cocoa variation. I made one cup and we split it. It’s rich. HOT CHOCOLATE TO DIE FOR AND VARIATION For each cup, in a double boiler combine:             2 to 3 ounces milk chocolate             1 teaspoon butter             ½ teaspoon vanilla Stir together until completely melted and smooth. Then

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May post a couple more after breakfast and a check of the apartment and Bunkhouse. Powerline’s The Week in Pictures.

Hot Drinks

On Monday I began posting recipes for hot drinks (mostly non-alcoholic). Monday was cocoas and chocolates. Tuesday Teas. Wednesday and Thursday Coffees. Alcoholic hot drinks today. Plenty to keep you and your family warm for the next few days.

Short one

Time for another post if only to keep my fingers moving. Power is out. No one answered at the office–or they were so overloaded it went straight to voicemail. Fortunately, I have a guy’s cell number. He said TVA had hit some limit and everyone downstream has to shut down for 15 minutes periodically throughout

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Q: Did they get anything right?

A: Not really. The forecast low for overnight yesterday/today has been steadily going up. I think late yesterday it was about 13˚. At the beginning of the week it was 8˚. As you can see, the overnight low was 4˚ which was about 5am or so. “They”–they being the various models–forecast wind gusts a bit

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