Thursday, December 31, 2009

Soup!

Leftover beef from Christmas, more beef, and lots of other good things!
We are staying in tonight.
Happy New Year!

Monday, December 28, 2009

A Little Snow this Morning

Winter has just started - we haven't had much snow - yet.



Sunday, December 27, 2009

Friday, December 25, 2009

Christmas!

Here's the dining room table getting ready to groan -
Full table:

Not long after it wasn't the table that was groaning!

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Christmas Eve -

Sunrise-


Late afternoon visitor to the bird feeder -

Holiday Preparation - Horseradish

To get ready for tomorrow's feast with standing rib roast as the main attraction I needed to prepare some famous (?) Ledge Lane Horseradish, so I went to the garden and began the process - it took less than one hour - the first picture was taken at 1:43 P.M. the last one with the final product in the jar at 2:33 P.M.

First - find the plants in the garden-


Next, dig up some roots -

Cut off the unneeded parts.
Clean them



Peel:

Cut into pieces:

Grind with salt water in blender:


Put in jar:

Tomorrow we will mix it with mayonnaise to make horseradish sauce.

December 23 - Thirty seven Years!!

December 23 was our 37th wedding anniversary - I know of a couple people who check this blog now and then were there! Here are a couple of pictures from this year before we went out to eat:




1972:

(I still have the necktie!)

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Thursday, December 17, 2009

We were away...

We visited Ryan in Hoboken. Here you can see a shot from just outside his apartment building and then below a movie from there.


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More pictures to come.

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Friday, December 4, 2009

Decorating

We've been putting up our Christmas decorations bit by bit. Today I did the village. Each year I try to add something new - not too much space left. This year I added the kids with the big snowball at the right side.
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