Ack! He's 18! He celebrated by going to the neighborhood pool with friends, then staying for pizza and cake, and hanging out here.The next day we celebrated with the family. Now that he's a legal adult, we set him up with an IRA (wow - exciting stuff) and he got a JoMezPro t-shirt (disc golf … Continue reading Eighteen!
I'm all for using recipes passed down from generations, but I draw the line at any recipe that says "remove veins and arteries" or "clean and scrape hog's head." Creamed brains, along with Headcheese, Baked Heart, Casserole of Tongue and Fried Squirrel are just a few of the tempting recipes found in my grandmother's 1934 … Continue reading Creamed brains… it’s what’s for dinner
I love.love.love that I can order my groceries online and then pick them up four hours later. My secret trick is to schedule all my "pick ups" (Dillons, Wal-mart, Target and Sam's) within the same hour. I can shop at four different stores in 60 minutes - it's a win-win and a huge timesaver. But … Continue reading Grocery pick up = awesome. The plastic bags are not.
June 1-13As of June 13, there were 7.4 million cases worldwide, 2.1 million in the U.S, 11,047 in Kansas and 715 in Sedgwick County. The U.S. is opening up after 13 weeks of stay-at-home orders, drive-thru only, working from home, virtual school, and toilet paper shortages. I'll probably stop writing my weekly posts, since things … Continue reading #COVIDchaos weeks 13-14
Lots of things were cancelled during the pandemic, including prom, which is disappointing to some certain high school students. You may remember we had ordered Adam's tux on March 14, before "stay-at-home orders" became part of our regular vocabulary. We never did pick it up - because, ya know, coronavirus. The store was not an … Continue reading Summer prom