Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Hummmm...

Not much going on today or yesterday. Nice and slow and easy. It's been colder longer than normal for my corner of Texas. We generally have a week or so of cold or coolish weather, then it warms up. Well...it hasn't warmed up yet. I am just so glad that we don't do firewood in a fireplace or wood burning heater any more. What a mess! This house is so well-built and insulated that our propane consumption is extremely low. The electric bill is nearly 1/3 of what it runs in the hot as hell summers we generally have.
You can see people dressed in all styles in weather like this. I went off without my camera yesterday...rats. As I pulled into a parking slot at the grocery store, I looked up. He had on shorts and a t-shirt. The little boy he was carrying had on long pants and a long-sleeve t-shirt. She had on a velour (LOL...yes velour!) track suit and a coat over that. And...she was a young woman. Velour! Is it in style again? Shudder?!
I need to get to the grocery store for black-eyed peas to cook January 1...speaking of food...
Today's cookbook is from someone who catered in the Lake Jackson area. In the seven years I lived there, I attended many events she catered; wedding receptions, business events, etc. EVERYTHING was delicious. When she got out of the business, the cookbook was compiled and sold.
How would you like to have this at your groom's table?!

3 comments:

Shogun said...

Off topic but - - Forgot to tell you that you inspired me to get a small Christmas cactus like the one you have pictured. I usally can't have houseplants due to the (naughty) cats but thought I'd try. I'm a great gardener outdoors but the cats have left me without indoor gardening skills.

Shogun said...

Also forgot - found a mouse skeleton and put the head in the soil so it looks like a desert scene. (Like the old longhorn skulls in desert scenes.) Not sure everyone can appreciate my humor & style :)

Ducky said...

The mouse skull probably rocks!!! I'm sick and twisted too. :P