Posted by starwoodgal on April 14, 2009
I never know what I’m gonna get!
Case in point. My husband and son decided to go fishing this past Saturday. It was a beautiful day and they just couldn’t stay inside (or work in the yard) when they could go fishing. This is man logic. I do not question it. Just go with the flow.
Anyway, they took my little Nikon LS18 camera on the off chance they caught a bunch of fish and needed to capture it digitally. No such luck. But, I always find pictures on my camera that make me question what they were doing or why they took a particular photo. Example: I found pictures of my son-in-law’s 30 day results photos (he started the P90X workout). I won’t be sharing those photos today. He might get upset with me. But, I always find some photos that make me laugh. So here we go.
My son, Daniel. Self Portrait.
Daniel is notorious for taking photos of himself. Nice photo of the lake, the beautiful weather. I wish he had smiled. He has a great smile.
My husband casting a line.
He photographed his Dad fishing along the Beaver Lake shoreline.
A view from behind the driver towards the shore. The trees are just now starting to pop.
Another self portrait. Different angle.
A beautiful shoreline photograph. Beaver Lake, Northwest Arkansas.
Okay, is it me or does my husband look like Jack Nicholson in this picture?
Oh Look! He sort of smiled. He’s so cute. (He turns 21 in June).
And then, there’s this type of photo. The photos where his true personality comes shining through.
I love my son! He makes me laugh.
And, I love finding surprises on my camera.
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Posted by starwoodgal on January 25, 2009
Personally, I don’t mind winter. But, I am pretty much sick of it by the time March rolls around. It is still January, so I know that according to nature – it is suppose to be cold. I can handle the cold when it is suppose to be cold. Conversely, my husband feels like a trapped animal and paces back and forth in front of the windows. Looking outside, sighing and pouting. He loves to fish and when it is cold, he can’t fish. Well – not comfortably and as often as he’d like to fish. So, I try to find other things to do and make meals he finds comforting during the cold winter months. Today we’ll probably take a drive and check out a state park or something. I’m cooking a chicken to make King Ranch Chicken for tonight’s dinner. Kids are coming over so maybe that will help him get over his mid-winter funkiness. He needs a hobby……….other than fishing.
I found this recipe in the big list of crock pot recipes and it is one of fishing crazed hubster’s favorite soups. Corn Chowder! And, it is budget friendly too. I’ll be making this later in the week. Hope y’all are staying warm out there and if you live some place where it is above 60 degrees, will you adopt a 51 year old kid until March? No? oh well.
Crock Pot Corn Chowder
6 slices bacon
2 pkgs. frozen corn (10 oz. each)
1 can cream style corn (16 oz.)
1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
2 c. water
½ c. onion, chopped
2 c. potatoes, diced
1 tbsp. sugar
1 tbsp. seasoned salt
1 can chicken broth (16 oz.)
1 c. milk
¼ c. butter
In skillet, fry bacon until crisp, remove and reserve. Add onion and potatoes to bacon drippings, saute for 5 minutes. Combine everything in crock pot except butter and milk. Cover and cook on low for 7 hours. Pour ½ of the mixture into blender and puree until almost smooth. Return to crock pot with milk and butter. Cover and cook on high one hour more. 6 to 8 servings.
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