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Tater Tot Day

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Today is a good day.  Today is Tater Tot day. For years the humble tater tot was considered inferior to the french fry and was mostly seen in tater tot hot dish (or casserole depending on your place of origin) and elementary schools. Now this delectable option is showing up everywhere and it’s about damn time.  Have you ever eaten… Read more »

Bacon Day

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Everything is better with bacon.  That’s just a fact.  And today is the day to celebrate that! Almost any sandwich can be improved with bacon.  They are a tasty addition to salads and cheeses.  There are many different bacon deserts to try. And let’s not forget all of ways to wear bacon!  There are bacon prints available on aprons, T… Read more »

There’s Nothing Like a Book

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Recently I rediscovered how comforting it really is to disconnect from everything electronic and just get lost in a good old fashioned book.  I own lots of books, and I continue to buy books.  I just wasn’t reading any of them! Sure, e-books are convenient and often less expensive.  And yes, they weight a lot less.  But they just aren’t… Read more »

Ideas/ Help Needed!

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While it seems in some ways like 2020 will never end, we are just over a week away from Thanksgiving- traditionally the start of the Christmas shopping season.  I usually don’t have a ton of gifts purchased by this time, but I’ve picked up a few things. This year I don’t have a single thing bought.  Even more worrisome, I… Read more »

Reflections of Portland

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As I mentioned last week, my husband and I recently took a short trip to Portland. When I told people where we were going almost everyone had the same reaction “Are you sure you want to go there? Isn’t is dangerous?”.    A couple folks were worried about travelling in general, but most people were only worried about us going… Read more »