Don on June 27th, 2012

Tuesday: (06/26) Morning tea and then breakfast out under the arbor. More leftover sauerkrauted potatoes with sausage and eggs for breakfast. I spent the morning intercepting the French drain. I got it mostly done but needed to go to Home Depot for a piece of pipe. Before leaving I had cottage cheese and apricots from our […]

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Don on June 24th, 2012

Sunday: (06/24) We started the day with a quick visit to Walmart for a couple of things.Fried sauerkraut potatoes with pork and eggs for breakfast. I finally got to work on the satellite dish on the RV. I’ve been having problems with it for the past couple of years and have attempted to find the […]

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Don on June 23rd, 2012

Saturday: (06/23) The flood water in my hole is drying nicely but not enough for me to not take advantage of another day off. Dawn made some buckwheat sweet potato bread which was toasted in the panini maker and served with sausage for breakfast. I took Dawn by a bunch of garage sales in the […]

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Don on June 22nd, 2012

Friday: (06/22) Leftover French Toast with peanut butter and jam and a sausage for breakfast. I went over to Saratoga and met a carpool going up to Castle Rock State park for a hike. Some of the group tried this hike two weeks ago and had to cut it short due to heavy rain. Today […]

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Don on June 21st, 2012

Thursday: (06/21) Continuing our “Really” theme today our “Big Leak” joins the previous days “Big Dirt Pile”, and “Long Day.” Really? Leftover corned beef hash and eggs for breakfast. Morning tea under the arbor in the backyard. Ernie pointed out a little problem with my project. There was a water leak the filled much of […]

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Don on June 20th, 2012

Wednesday: (06/20) This afternoon at approximately 16:30 Summer began. Today was the longest day of the year though it didn’t really seem too long. I took Lou to an appointment after which we had breakfast at the Country Inn in Cupertino. Lou had steak and eggs and i had Chicken fried steak and eggs. Of […]

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Don on June 18th, 2012

Monday: (06/18) A really big pile of dirt. Ernie delivered a bunch of his special deviled eggs yesterday. I enjoyed four of them for my breakfast this morning. I removed the rest of the dirt from the green house area this morning. The pile of dirt is almost 6 feet tall and 12′ by 8′ […]

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Don on June 17th, 2012

Sunday: (06/17) Father’s Day. We enjoyed morning tea out at the arbor, as usual. This spider web on one of the chairs in the arbor looked interesting with the sun shining through it. Not your typical spider. More of a sketch artist. Maybe a doodle bug bread with a spider? Lou made my favorite breakfast, […]

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Don on June 16th, 2012

This pie is gluten free. Of course you can use regular flour if that isn’t important to you. Crust:Prepare pastry for a 9″ double crust pie.  1 cup rice flour3/4 cup tapioca flour3/4 cup cornstarch1 rounded teaspoon of xanthan gum3/4 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon sugar3/4 cup shortening. (We use lard)1 egg lightly beaten1 tablespoon vinegar3 tablespoons […]

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Don on June 16th, 2012

Saturday: (06/16) Dawn and Lou suspect they are reacting to wheat so they have been moving toward getting rid of gluten from our diet. To make things simpler, I have joined them. So today all the existing stock of wheat based pasta and regular flour are gone. We have found good rice based pasta and […]

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