We all know I love barley.
And that I’m rather fond of Caprese Salad.
Well, why not?
Barley with Tomatoes and Mozzarella
1/2 cup quick-cooking barley
1 cup (250ml) chicken stock
1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
1/2 cup mozzarella balls, cut in half
2 tbs … Continue reading.....
We are not quite back to normal yet….
But, then again, with these two in our lives, we may never be normal.
I’m not sure how I managed to get them both sitting. They normally look like this:
Mon mari is recovering from a bug … Continue reading.....
We're driving to Italy in May for a family reunion. We thought it might be fun to have new, good tires for the trip.
As I'm trying to keep mon mari's nose to the grindstone I volunteered to do the sitting and waiting whilst … Continue reading.....
Mon mari wanted me to tell you that he had to cut, rout, sand, glue and nail over 250 pieces of wood to make the drawers and doors for this cabinet.
I think he intended that statement to excuse the fact that it isn’t done.… Continue reading.....
Mon mari is back to normal.
Well, other than that ‘no lifting anything heavier than a feather’ bit for two more weeks.
On the bad news side that means he didn’t get to help me unload the last 6 metres of firewood this afternoon. (upper … Continue reading.....
Since mon mari was lazing about the hospital last week (he came home today) there is no progress to report on the house restoration.
I’ll tell you what I did, instead….
First thing I did was break the kitchen faucet. Actually, I broke it loose … Continue reading.....
Taking a picture of an empty cornfield isn't very interesting….
But, this wheat field that borders our property shows just how damaging our furry friends have been:
There should have been wheat right up to the edge of the field on the left. The bunnies … Continue reading.....
It’s official. We have a wall!
Mon mari still hasn’t figured out what he’s going to do with the ceiling – meaning, how he’s going to build it.
All we know for sure is that it will be wood and have insulation between it and … Continue reading.....