Category Archives: pork

A crazy, dramatic day at sea

In the wee hours of the morning I knew the seas had changed.  I went over to the balcony door and looked out at a very angry sea filled with whitecaps We needed to be ready for an early morning … Continue reading

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In search of good Chinese food

On a recent Thursday night dinner trip to our favorite Mexican restaurant with Bob and Sandy we were joined by friends Dennis and Connie and had a great time.   One of our conversations revolved around good Chinese food and how hard it … Continue reading

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Mojo marinated pork chops

Have you ever, in the middle of making dinner, wished you had gone out?  Well, welcome to my world when I recently tried to replicate a meal I enjoyed on a cruise.  One evening on the cruise, I enjoyed a … Continue reading

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Easy peasy crockpot chili

I love my neighborhood.  One of the reasons I love my neighborhood is an event that I look forward to each year with great anticipation.  That event is our annual neighborhood chili cook-off.  The original idea for this wonderful annual … Continue reading

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Cruising to the Bahamas

“I’d like to go where the pace is slow Could you beam me somewhere Mr. Scott? Any ol place here on earth or in space You pick the century and I’ll pick the spot”~ Lyrics from “Boat drinks” by Jimmy … Continue reading

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Carnival Dreaming-Cozumel, Mexico

Today was our first port of call in Cozumel, Mexico.    This was our fourth visit to Cozumel so we did not make any tour plans.  We talked instead about taking a walk downtown and perhaps visiting one of our favorite … Continue reading

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Natchez Trace bound-Natchez, Mississippi

Today was an easy ride as it was a short trip from Hattiesburg to Natchez and it was cooler than the last few days.  After a lovely breakfast we were once again on US98 and with a few twists and … Continue reading

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