Category Archives: Oh, hi America!

A bit of this and that, a thought or two on current events.

July 5, 2020 ~ Meet Mimi. Mimi is our mini Dachshund. She is mostly a nice dog. I wouldn’t say she is sweet as much as she is nice. She has a bit of a growly attitude from time to time. In this photograph, she’s sitting on Kate’s lap after we ate our fabulous dinner. […]

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  Dedicated to my uncle, Joseph Duffy, a Marine who served in the Korean War. I owe my deep sense of patriotism to Uncle Joe.  July 4, 2020 ~ Like many Americans I love the 4th of July. When I was a kid my Uncle Joe used to take us to a parade. It started […]

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Credit: National Museum of American History July 3, 2020 ~ We’ve made many good meals over the last few weeks. We always have some leftover. At some point, one must dispose of the extras piling up in the fridge by either consuming or tossing them. Conservationtionists at heart we find ways to use them. According […]

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  July 2, 2020 ~ A trend is occurring with this pork chop and tater tot theme we have going. Kate has been contributing to our food supply with a monthly ButcherBox shipment. It is sometimes hit or miss with what is available. Chicken breasts were difficult to get for a bit so she filled […]

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July 1, 2020 ~ Smothered pork chops surprised me equally in flavor and calorie count. When Kate first said this was what she was making I had a throwback thought to Long Island diners and super salty heavy gravy with tons of mushrooms in it, sort of the chop getting drowned out by the gravy […]

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