Tag Archives: Country Life

Farmers Market Score: Grilled Vegetable Pitas with White Wine Vinaigrette and Caprese Salad


You know, my favorite time of year may well be from April to October, aka the months when the farmers market is open.  I mean, when else can you get homemade jam; purple, red, orange, green, and/or yellow bell peppers; … Continue reading

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Gardening to Eat


I finally got around to doing something about the horrible landscaping along the front of our house this weekend.  Although I wanted to dig everything up and start from scratch with good soil instead of the rocky clay crap we … Continue reading

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Chicken Schwarma


One of the things I miss the most about living in DC is the huge variety of ethnic foods you can find there.  We have Mexican restaurants in abundance, a handful of (mostly lousy) Chinese places, a tasty Italian spot, … Continue reading

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400 Mile Pain in the A…


This weekend was the 400 Mile Yard Sale in Kentucky, which stretches along 400 miles of US 68, from Maysville to Paducah.  Guess what stretch of road we live on? Now, I love yard sales.  I grew up going to … Continue reading

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Why do I always forget to add a title?


This has been a busy and productive weekend. I made my grocery trip to WallyWorld this morning, although I didn’t pick everything up that I need for Tuesday.  They didn’t have the egg rolls I was looking for, and their … Continue reading

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Project Day


Well, we finally bought a new comforter set today.  It ended up being a bed in a bag set from KMart that was on sale: Mercer. The sheets are ridiculously cheap quality, but I’m all right with that because we’re going … Continue reading

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Sleep Deprivation Potpourri


So yesterday’s open letter to my feline overlords was a complete and utter dud.  They kept us up almost all night, alternately trampling us, sitting on our heads, banging against the door after they got kicked out, and yowling like … Continue reading

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You Know You’re in the Country When…


A stunned marsupial falling off your garage door greets you bright and early Friday morning. Due to lots of vehicle swapping and having the company car three days this week, the garage door opener was never in the right vehicle.  … Continue reading

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