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And So It Goes....

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July 24, 2021

Friday Night Bingo...

It was absolutely awful. The bingo caller attempted to make coffee. It was a hot mess. Grounds everywhere.....over the sides of the filter basket, in the reservoir.....you name it. I understand t...


Things have been going relatively well, in my life. I cannot complain. Here, in the valley, we are experiencing some relief from the heat and humidity. It is very refreshing. I do...


July 22, 2021

Pfeffernusse.

I found this recipe in a cookbook. 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cloves 2 tablespoons cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg grated rind of 1 orange 1 cup nut...


July 21, 2021

Thimble Cookies.

The above recipe was found in a cookbook. 1 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup butter or margarine 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 egg, separated 1/2 teaspoon vanilla e...


1 cup raisins 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1 cup shortening 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon van...


I found this recipe in a cookbook. 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 and 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup soft butter or margarine 1 egg, slightly beaten 3 tablespo...


July 21, 2021

What a Great Day!

I received a basically good report from my opthalmologist. I ordered a pair of nice, light colored, cheerful trifocal glasses. They are also transitions. After that, I went down to...


July 19, 2021

Six Way Butter Cookies.

I found this recipe in a cookbook. 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 3/4 cup butter 1 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1/4 cup milk 1 teaspoon va...


July 19, 2021

Dream Bars.

I found this cookie recipe in a cookbook. 1/2 cup butter or margarine 2 cups firmly packed brown sugar 1 and 3/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour 3 eggs 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla e...


July 18, 2021

A Pretty Good Day...

Tomorrow, my daughter will be back to help me with things. In the meantime, I have been doing the best that I can. The “Cinnamon Dandies” recipe, which I typed in the previous entry, is a cookie ...


July 18, 2021

Cinnamon Dandies...

I found this recipe in a cookbook. 1 cup butter or margarine 1 cup sifted confectioner’s sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup applesauce 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 and 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose ...


July 16, 2021

What Happened.

A few days ago, Tuesday to be exact, I mopped my entire apt., then took some things out to the dumpster. After that, I stayed outside for a bit. It was very warm, very humid and the heat index wa...


July 12, 2021

Not Certain...

I am not sure if my entries are appearing on this site. Could one of you just leave me a brief note letting me know if you can view my entries? Thank you very much.


It was a pretty good weekend. Today, I had a doctor’s appointment and completed bloodwork, as well. I planned on having the bloodwork completed, since I would be up at the hospital for my doctor’...


July 08, 2021

Sky-High Biscuits...

(recipe from a church cookbook) 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup whole wheat flour 4 and 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 3/4 cup butte...


July 08, 2021

Patio Potato Salad...

I found this recipe in a church cookbook. Dressing : 1/2 cup milk 1/3 cup sugar 1 egg 1/4 cup vinegar 4 tablespoons margarine 1 tablespoon cornstarch 3/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon celery seed ...


July 08, 2021

Watergate Salad...

I came across this recipe while browsing on a social media site. 2 boxes pistachio pudding mix 1 large can crushed pineapple 12 ounces whipped topping 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1 and 1/2 cups white...


July 08, 2021

Hi!

Today I went out to get a brand new shower seat. It is very nice. I am watching a movie on LMN while waiting for my home-delivered meal. For a while, I sat down at the gazebo and talked with my g...


July 08, 2021

A Productive Day!

This morning, I completed all of the basic tasks and also gave my bedroom a makeover. This afternoon, I baked cookies for the building. Happy Fourth! :)


July 03, 2021

A Good Day...

It was a relatively happy and peaceful Saturday. I avoided any source of unpleasantness or drama. As a good friend on this site commented to me, there is no need to be in the presence of those wh...


July 02, 2021

Bingo Night...

At bingo, I had a reasonably good time. I won many prizes, and won three nights of free bingo. In a foil-covered pie pan,I brought down 2 ten count boxes of cereal bars, as part of the refreshmen...


June 30, 2021

Odds and Ends...

Where do I begin? Well, I am going to be very general in what I am about to write. There are probably at the very least, 3 people (not on this site) whom are no longer on my list. I have absolute...


June 28, 2021

Of Monday!

There has been talk of a party here, for the 4th. I have not seen anything posted at my building. My oldest sister came up, yesterday for a visit. We went to Shop n Save, Goodwill, Bob Evans and ...


June 25, 2021

I Tried.

I gave the nicotine cessation program my best shot. I have been totally smoke-free for five days. It has gotten worse, everyday. I was at the point in which I felt as if I were totally unable to ...


June 21, 2021

I Am Leaving...

Today marks my officially leaving the ranks of the smokers. I am an official non-smoker. I am in a nicotine cessation program. The method prescribed to me by my doctor is the nicotine transdermal...


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For now, this a journal about my thoughts and feelings.