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Taken In Quartzsite Arizona Dec 7th 2015

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Colder, and sunny, perfect day for a large pot of ham and potato soup

Where are we today ?
        Wow we had heavy rain last night for a few hours, wind and some thunder, but no tornadoes. Power outage for a while and lost our satellite tv for a bit. No problem just turned our inverter, switch to tv antenna and we good to go. Of course this only happens 5 minutes after we turn on the tv about 8 o'clock at night.
        But had a good sleep listening to the very heavy rain on our roof, kinda lulls us to sleep. This morning was cold again about 27f (-3c) but sunshine and not too windy, sure felt like fall weather. Great day to make a pot of soup.
campground getting busier
         A quick trip to town for a few things and back home to work on our left over ham from the other day. Started with ham and eggs for lunch, a treat for us, then carved up the rest, made a nice big pot of ham and potato soup perfect for a cool day. Even got a chance to read for bit while it simmered away.
tasty Ham and Potato soup
         After sampling it we decided that we could have nice hearty supper of the soup and a grilled cheese sandwich, sure hit the spot. (somebody has to eat it). Oh and a couple of my homemade shortbread cookies for desert. We have a bit more ham left, a few sandwiches and a casserole should do it tomorrow.
perfect for a cool day
        Not summer weather but sunshine, no snow and almost 55f (13c) in the sun. Nice for a few walkabouts at least.
        Now before we know its time to relax, compute and read a bit more, turn on the tube for a few minutes then hit the sack. Nothing too exciting but hey, we had a busy day yesterday, can take it easy today. And that is something we do enjoy.
         Glad you dropped in and hope you had a great day too.

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10 comments:

  1. Nice to relax, we are doing the same during our little getaway.

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  2. There's nothing better than hot soup on a cold day. I've been complaining about the weather but it's nothing like you're getting there. Sounds like it might be time for you to get outta there!

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    1. The soup hit the spot, and Tuesday we are going , but probably not far enough.

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  3. No snow's the operative word, George. It's cold all over it seems. Good idea with the soup.

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    1. It does appear cold all over , but soon be better.

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  4. Happy New Year...
    and remember, "cold" is relative :))
    Box Canyon Mark

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    1. Thanks Mark, not my favourite relative thou!

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  5. That soup looks good. Wished Denis would eat something other than just chicken. Cool in Orlando too but sun is warm.

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    1. We enjoy most everything, but we do enjoy chicken too, one of our favorites.

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