Posts Categorized: Holidays

Taking a break from the talking heads

Ah, the end of year holidays. A time where many take a break from work. Some will take a vacation, others will visit family. A lot of people take breaks around this time. Myself, I’m taking a break from the talking heads. ‘Tis the season for talking heads to shush One of either the great… Read more »

Hit the road mac and please come back

Many of you have probably heard the expression “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach”. Well, I’m here to put a stop to that sexist nonsense with this aptly named post, hit the road mac and please come back. Hit the road for the holidays As I mention in many posts on… Read more »

Gimme some skin

My friend and I were heading to the beach for a walk and she asked me if I had been to The Boys recently. That’s my favorite farmer’s market. I mentioned that I now also use them for chicken wings and she said she didn’t like wings because they were mostly skin. My response? Gimme… Read more »

Avoid corners for the next few weeks

Here we go. Living history. And our biggest mission is to avoid listening with our left ear or our right ear. Let’s try to avoid corners for the next few weeks. Watching history for the next few weeks Here are the numbers you need to know: 243. 4. Over the entire history of our country,… Read more »

Disappointing end to a great Halloween

Sigh. Everything was so perfect heading into Halloween night. The display was great. The weather was great. And the goody bags were packed with, well, goodies. Yet, it is a disappointing end to a great Halloween. A great Halloween If you’ve been following along, you know I’m proud of pulling off my Halloween display this… Read more »

Living on fast food slowly

As we talked about yesterday, the Halloween BBQ party is over. What is left over from that is packed away in my freezer. For the next several weeks, I’ll be living on fast food slowly. Rarely living on fast food It’s not something I do often, eat from fast food places. I wouldn’t say it’s… Read more »

Halloween party wrap up – dead tired

Uff. Beat. Bushed. Worn out. Achy. Pick your term. This isn’t going to take long. Just a short ditty that can be summed up simply as the Halloween party wrap up – dead tired. Halloween party success Guests arrive, eat food, talk with each other, leave. Simple, no? That is what makes a BBQ party… Read more »

Paving over some Halloween potholes

Every year, getting to Halloween day presents some challenges. Some are recurring and others are unique. Today’s blog talks about a few of them and how I’m paving over some Halloween potholes. The history of Halloween cooking I am an avid barbecuer. That much must be evident to all by now. I’ve had a BBQ… Read more »

Then and now: A Halloween journey

Just yesterday my oldest friend called me to, among other things, praise me on my Halloween display this year. As we talked, he thought that a retrospective, in words and pictures, of my evolving Halloween decorations would be interesting. So, let’s take that trip to then and now: A Halloween journey. Way back then there… Read more »