I didn’t put on makeup today. I didn’t fix my hair. I didn’t do much of anything. I’m going to blame it all on Post-birthday, Gin and Tonic, Sleep Deprived, Sugar Overload Syndrome. Putting it simply, I had a birthday party last night and I stayed up too late. There were numerous cocktails poured last … [Read more…]
So Nate ordered me some photography goodies for my birthday. He’s dangerous on Amazon. He chose a 70-300 zoom/macro lens and I’m just now getting to play with it. I still need lots of practice, but I’m getting the hang of it. It will allow me to get very close to things like one of … [Read more…]
One of my favorite restaurants is Z’Tejas in Austin, Texas. Perhaps I love it so much because I see so many friendly faces there. Several friends have worked there through the years. Including my friend Clay who sometimes works the bar and my BFF Brent who was a waiter there at one point. The list … [Read more…]
It’s my Aunt G’s Birthday! Here is a great picture of my Uncle Floyd, my mom Debbie (center) and Aunt Gail taken in 1964. I love the shirts my mom and Gail are wearing. My Nanny probably sewed them. There are a lot of August birthdays in my family.
Nate could eat Mexican food seven days a week. I could eat it five days and the other two would probably be Chinese food of some sort. Several months ago a box came from Amazon and inside it was a silver tortilla press glowing with possibility. “What is that man up to?” I thought to … [Read more…]
Yesterday was a busy day. I started off the morning with a trip to meet friends at the American Quarter Horse Youth Association Trade Show at the OKC Fairgrounds. While I did this, Nate once again proved just how awesome he is by going to the grocery store and reigning in the chaos at home … [Read more…]
Just look at this sweet face. I love this face. Those of you who have met Sadie will know what I mean when I say this … Sigh. Dog-Hair Tumbleweeds
I’m a skeptic sometimes — well … a lot of times. I also read a lot of blogs and a few weeks ago I saw this recipe on several websites. It claimed that you could blend frozen raw bananas into soft serve ice cream. I was immediately skeptical. I really thought the texture would be … [Read more…]
I’ve been gone a few days pulling my website over to WordPress. I like all the features here a little better than my Iweb. Hope those of you who have been reading will keep checking in — I’ll have some new things up and going soon. Take care!
Banh-Mi is a Vietnamese sandwich. Around these parts, a Banh-Mi will usually set you back about $2. My friend Duy introduced me to his native country’s Banh-Mi several years ago. My relationship with the Banh-Mi started off very rocky when Duy forgot to mention that these sandwiches often feature raw jalapenos. Once I … [Read more…]