We think we have an idea. (How’s that for certainty?) But we’re not sure. First there was just one, then two, then a bunch more showed up. We think that since this is the parking of the Volunteer Fire Department which is located across the street from the Courthouse– where all manner of County
Mr. Big Food and I used to call our room the “Master Suite” because that’s what it was– a master bedroom sufficiently large enough to accommodate typical bedroom furniture plus my desk that looks out on the shooting range, and a couple of other odds and ends pieces of furniture including the couch and chair
and the latest security updates to my computer. It’s after 8– well after our bedtime– and I’ve been trying to figure out why I couldn’t log on to blogger– i.e., access my blog– for hours. And it finally occurred to me that I should try to log on using the mi-fi, instead of my phone.
Bob Owens at PJMedia is starting a series, “So you want to own a gun: Advise for the first-timer.” The first installment begins For those of us who grow up in “gun cultures” where firearms are merely another tool and fact of life, getting your first gun may consist of getting a pint-sized .22-caliber single
As you may have guessed from the photo-post without captions post, after a productive day of farm work, we sat down to a French provincial supper. French bread. Olive oil infused with freshly picked rosemary. It’s not French but you work with what you have. Wine. French Peasant Soup. Fruit and cheese. Cognac. I thought
brought the sweet potato slips! I’ve talked about this before but I’ll recap here. The folks at one of my favorite seed companies, New Hope Seed Company just north of Memphis, work with a local sweet potato farmer to make slips available to New Hope customers. The slips are shipped, via USPS, to you when
since I posted photos of the dogs. Here you are– Rocky has grown board* with the raft. The raft has a long history on the pond. Rocky drug it up to shore and had fun with it for a while, but now it’s old news. Missy found something. My guess is a meadowlark nest. I
but the subject of this post is my response to my friend’s comment on this post. My friend says, Two thumbs up. I don’t care who does what, but I certainly do not like being disparaged for what I have chosen to do. You tell ’em, M!! And so I will talk a lot about
If it were not such a busy day, I’d drag out a bunch of crappy old stuff in response to the stay-at-home Mom dust up, but it’s a busy day for this here homemaker. And so I’ve gone to the archives. (Excuse the differences in formatting. I’m just copy/pasting straight from old posts.) The Meal
The standard way to understand how old your dog is in people years is 1=7. Thus, a seventeen and one-half year old dog is 17.5 X 7 = 122.5 years old in people years. (Yes, Suzy is still alive as I write.) This ignores a lot of developmental biology (and breed variation). A better– although
Last evening I posted about the chance of frost tonight. Here are the predictions as of a few minutes ago, (with yesterday’s forecast for tonight in parentheses) : Wunderground——— 37 (37) Accuweather———— 41 (51 LOL!) The Weather Channel– 39 (39) NOAA——————– 37 (40) I note that there is no hazardous weather alert form NOAA. Despite
Background: FIRE is the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. From its Mission Statement: FIRE’s core mission is to protect the unprotected and to educate the public and communities of concerned Americans about the threats to these rights on our campuses and about the means to preserve them. Several weeks ago FIRE released its list
In Mississippi news Governor Bryant has signed into law SB 2878 “which raises the alcohol by-weight limit in beer from 5 percent to 8 percent.” [Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey, Mississippi’s cartoonist and host of The Marshall Ramsey Show on Supertalk Mississippi Radio.] The bill will allow more craft beer to be sold in Mississippi. That’s
Word on the street road is that we may have a light frost tomorrow night. In order… . Wunderground. Accuweather. The Weather Channel. And now the Authority… . NOAA. To recap: Tomorrow night is forecast to be– in degrees F– 37, 51, 39, 40. I’m tempted to laugh out loud at Accuweather because it’s the
Consequences. Origin (from Dictionary dot com): 1350–1400; Middle English (noun) < Latin consequent- (stem of consequēns, present participle of consequī to follow closely). See con-, sequent Consequent: From Dictionary dot com’s entrant on “consequent” [Yes, yes. It is my habit to check old dictionary entries, but it’s late. I took a zillion years of Latin
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Paco, who blogs from western North Carolina (I believe) revives an old Southern Favorite: THE BEST SOUTHERN HOME SECURITY SYSTEM 1. Go to Goodwill and buy a pair of size 14-16 men’s work boots. 2. Place them on your front porch, along with a copy of Guns & Ammo Magazine. 3. Put four giant dog
We are more stuffed than a Christmas goose, but I think we can manage to share the recipes for Easter Dinner. From top to bottom: Mashed Potatoes, Baked Asparagus, Baked Ham I, Orange Pound Cake. 1. Mashed Potatoes. Recipe: If you don’t know how to make mashed potatoes, you need to learn. 2. Baked Asparagus.
From the folder, “Stormy Bright Sky” Mr. Big Food has planned a wonderful Easter Dinner for us. Check back later in the day for photos and recipes. Teaser: Easter Dinner will conclude with orange pound cake.