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Sat, Dec 31 At 0624, itís 42o. I completed our weekly marketing and Lyd completed Crab Dip and Layered Mexican dip for the New Yearís Eve Party at SKDL. We exchanged NYE greetings with Eena in Kiev. At 1400 we went over to SKDL for New Yearís Eve where we found Becky and Eric and Corvita, Ann and Santo. Bob and Mary Beth joined us followed by the Martin clan. We all drank a toast at 1500, midnight in Dubai, and again at 1600, midnight in Moscow. Soon thereafter, Lyd decided we would come home where TCU v Michigan was in progress, won by TCU. We moved into the Georgia v Ohio State game. I emailed our End-of-year letter. At 2227, itís 49o and raining. Georgia won, 42-41.
Fri, Dec 30 At 0737, itís 34o. We had pea soup for lunch and seafood Belmont from the freezer for dinner. In the evening, we watched three more episodes of The West Wing. At 2150, itís 37.
Thu, Dec 29 At 0639, itís 23o. We menu-planned and then met KDL at Masa for lunch. In the afternoon, we had naps and then finished the Lego Gingerbread House. We both finished our Masa lunch for dinner and then watched the Cheeze-It Bowl of Oklahoma vs. FSU.
Wed, Dec 28 At 0647, itís 23o. We inventoried the fridge and did some strategic menu planning. At 1130, we headed for Exeter, where Ann is hosting a post-Christmas dinner for the family. We came home to a few episodes of The West Wing. At 2122, itís 32o.
Tue, Dec 27 At 0719, itís 28o. We finished cleaning up the kitchen and inventorying the food from the night before, having some for leftover-lunch. We continued the construction of the Lego Gingerbread House and had more leftovers for dinner. In the evening, we grabbed two more from The West Wing, and, at 2100, itís 32o.
Mon, Dec 26 At 0832, itís 14o. We had leftover Thermadore and Lawsí Breakfast for lunch. SKDL and Corvita, Santo and Ann all arrived at 1630. We grabbed two more episodes of The West Wing, and, at 2124, itís 27o.
Sun, Dec 25 At 0730, itís 17o on Christmas morning. We got a Merry Christmas text from Eena and responded. At 0930, SKDL arrived and we had the Lawís Christmas Breakfast. SKDL spent the afternoon and evening in Exeter with Ann, Santo and Corvita, while we made Lobster Thermador and a spinach salad for Christmas Dinner for the two of us. We watched a few episodes of The West Wing, and, at 2125, itís 17o.
Sat, Dec 24 At 0656, itís 5o on Christmas Eve. We scrounged AAA batteries for the fireplace remote and got it going to take the chill off of the library and worked on the Lego Gingerbread House. SKDL arrived at 1530 and we watched a Muppet Christmas Carol before opening gifts and having our standard Christmas Eve dinner of Lasagna, with salad and garlic bread, followed by holiday cake and cookies. Without Hurts, the Eagles lost 30-24 to the Cowboys, but are still in the playoffs. After SKDL left, we watched a few of The West Wing, and at 2130, itís 13o.
Fri, Dec 23 At 0745, itís 47o, in a constant rain. With tomorrowís frigid forecast, I completed our weekly marketing this morning while Lyd made the Makerís Mark Whiskey Cake. Minutes before 1100, as forecast, the rain changed to snow. We had Veal Picatta for dinner and watched three more episodes of The West Wing. At 2145, itís 13o.
Thu, Dec 22 At 0631, itís 29o. It started snowing soon afterwards and we decided not to go out for lunch. At 1000, the dusting of snow finished and turned to rain. We menu-planned for next week. We both had naps and then built the Lego Toy Store to go under the Christmas Tree. The evening brought The West Wing, and, at 2145, itís 45o in heavy rain.
Wed, Dec 21 At 0636, itís 19o and weíre expecting snow on Thursday. Lyd didnít feel like baking, so we postponed until tomorrow. We made the Lego music store to go under the tree and, at 1648 EST, the Winter solstice occurred. We had meatloaf from the freezer, with baked potatoes and sugar snap peas. In the evening, we watched more of The West Wing. At 2109, itís 27o.
Tue, Dec 20 At 0603, itís 32o. We went to lunch at Longhorn Steakhouse. We came home to find our order from Nuts.Com at the front door. We both napped and then watched The West Wing. At 2120, itís 26o.
Mon, Dec 19 At 0713, itís 29o. For our Cookie Day #1, we baked Nougat Cookies, Walnut Cookies and Surprise Cookies. Following naps, we finished the Santa Clauses Disney+ series and had snow crab legs for dinner. In the evening, we watched episodes of The West Wing. At 2103, itís 31o.
Sun, Dec 18 At 0722, itís 32o. We finished the Lego Streetcar for Main Street, put it under the Christmas tree, and had leftovers for lunch. We watched the Philadelphia Eagles v Chicago Bears until SKDL arrived at 2 and then watched Christmas Vacation, followed by the holiday episode of the Great British Baking Contest. The Eagles won 25-20. We had short rib sliced over pasta with coleslaw for dinner and caught a few episodes of The West Wing. At 2105, itís 30o.
Sat, Dec 17 At 0645, itís 36o. I completed our weekly marketing and SK brought the Christmas gifts over for wrapping. We had Shrimp Bisque and a seafood salad I found at the market for lunch. Following naps, we enjoyed Oregon Stateís humiliation of Florida, 30-3 in Las Vegas. We had chicken marsala for dinner with spaghetti squash and then returned to espisodes of The West Wing. At 2110, itís 37o.
Fri, Dec 16 At 0803, itís 39o. With continuing rain and cold, we still skipped going out for lunch and had leftover GNA pizza. We finished the Lego Santa Visit House and had Osso Buco for dinner with rutabaga and a bottle of pinotage. We watched Thursday shows and 2 episodes of The West Wing. At 2110, itís 40o.
Thu, Dec 15 At 0655, itís 32o and sleeting. Around 9, the sleet changed to heavy rain for the rest of the day and we skipped going out to lunch. We had shrimp bisque with grand biscuits for lunch and, after redirecting over head flood lights, completed several steps of the Lego Santa Visit House. I replaced the batteries in the Xmas window candles. 1830: Vicki Payne called and theyíll be with us January 2nd and 3rd on their way home from Massachusetts to West Virginia. We had angel hair pasta and clam sauce for dinner while it continued to rain. We moved on to The West Wing. At 2148, itís 41o and still raining.
Wed, Dec 14 At 0639, itís 22o. We had Austinís Tuesday leftovers for lunch and continued Lego work. We had chicken pot pie for dinner and watched Tuesdayís recorded shows in the evening. At 2201, itís 27o.
Tue, Dec 13 At 0753, itís 23o. I printed 40 Christmas cards and Lyd completed them. We went to lunch at a very crowded Austinís. In the afternoon, we watched Scrooged and then several episodes of The West Wing. At 2150. Itís 25o.
Mon, Dec 12 At 0650, itís 35o. Cara came at 7 and cleaned until a little after 8. I booked a WDW Fall vacation for the end of September and we communicated with Mark Evans about our joint Citricos venture in March. Lyd mad an oyster stew from 2 cans of Bumblebee Oysters. We watched three more episodes of The West Wing and then had naps. We had Cognac Shrimp for dinner and picked up three more episodes of The West Wing. At 2135, itís 35o.
Sun, Dec 11 At 0738, itís 37o and wet. We had pea soup for lunch and watched the Eagles at the Giants until SKDL arrived at 1400. They selected Spirited for a Christmas Movie. They left around 5 and the Eagles beat the Giants 48-22. We had Chicken Picatta Meatballs over pasta with ratatouille and a bottle of Relax Riesling for dinner. We watched one episode of The West Wing, and at 2150, itís 37o.
Sat, Dec 10 At 0721, itís 22o. I completed our weekly marketing and we had sauerkraut soup for lunch. We watched Thursdayís shows on Paramount+ as they were not broadcast. At 1500, we watched Navy-Army, won by Army in 2OT, 20-17. We had Steak Madagascar for dinner with grilliní beans and red cabbage, preceded by foie gras and vin de Constance, and accompanied by a bottle of Merlot sent by Bill. We watched one West Wing, and, at 2050, itís 32o.
Fri, Dec 9 At 0757, itís 28o. We unpacked and deployed the new, artificial tree with a bottle of Andre Blush. I set a no-clean zone for J. Edgar. We had tuna salad for lunch. I put the lights on the tree and Lyd finished with the rest of the tree decorations. A Christmas basket from Bill arrived. We had leftover Liberty Tree Tavern Pot roast with Jullienne potatoes for dinner, along with a bottle of red wine from Bill. We finished the Andor tv series on Disney+ and watched one more of The West Wing. At 2145, itís 28o.
Thu, Dec 8 At 0654, itís 41o. We menu planned and Lyd took the Boy Scout Tree out to the yard. We went to Flanaganís Pub for lunch. We watched Kelsey Grammarís description of Vicksburg and The Resident. The artificial tree arrived. In the evening, we watched three more episodes of The West Wing. At 2145, itís 43o.
Wed, Dec 7 At 0800, itís 56o and foggy. We cleaned out the fridge, a normal Wednesday event, while Lyd made a chicken pot pie for dinner. Leo has been cast in ďOnce Upon A Mattress.Ē In the afternoon, I watched Tora! Tora! Tora! We added red cabbage and grilled pineapple rings to the pot pie with a bottle of Relax Riesling. In the evening, we watched The West Wing episodes. At 2145, itís 50o.
Tue, Dec 6 At 0630, itís 35o in heavy rain. We had the Marvic deed notarized at UPS and sent it by FedEx to Vic. We then went on to GNA Ristorante. Unable to deal with the real tree, we elected to buy an artificial floor tree from Amazon. In the evening, we watched A Christmas Story and 2 episodes of The West Wing. At 2150, itís 52o.
Mon, Dec 5 At 0749, itís 19o. At 0830, I left for Dr. Whiteís urology office. With Lyd making Lasagna and Sauerkraut Soup, we altered the menu and pulled Shellfish Fra Diavolo for dinner over rice. We watched The West Wing episodes and, at 2200, itís 27o.
Sun, Dec 4 At 0724, itís 31o. Kate is now feeling crummy, so theyíre not coming today, either. I completed our weekly marketing and we then went to the Stone House and bought a Douglas Fir from the Boy Scouts. They asked $105 and we gave them $120. They delivered the tree while we watched the Eagles defeat the Titans 35-10. We had meat loaf and baked potato for dinner and watched 3 more of The West Wing. At 2115, itís 27o.
Sat, Dec 3 At 0713, itís 49o in heavy rain. Weekly marketing and Christmas tree acquisition are postponed until tomorrow. We had leftovers for lunch and watched football in the afternoon. We watched Georgia beat LSU: 50-30 and had a dinner of chicken pistachio, sweet potato fires and buttered corn. We watched 2 episodes of The West Wing, and, at 2130, itís 43o.
Fri, Dec 2 At 0814, itís 22o. I had a dental cleaning from Jenna at Grove Dental. I had my Ruby Tuesday leftovers for lunch while Lyd had pea soup. We created the 1st draft of our Christmas card: Nadolig Llawen and ordered a pack of cards from Avery. We had garlic steak bites with buttered corn for dinner and watched 3 episodes of The West Wing. At 2155, itís 40o.
Thu, Dec 1 At 0708, itís 34o. We menu planned and then went to Ruby Tuesday for lunch. Frank, Omega Builders, came at 1255 and discussed a veneer for the front of the house on the dining room wall and skirt height on the north wall of the garage. We watched Christmas Vacation. I finished my lunch salad and we watched 3 episodes of The West Wing, season 1. At 2310, itís 26o.
Wed, Nov 30 At 0603, itís 41o in a light rain. We had pea soup for lunch, followed by naps. Lyd made beef stew which we had with Brusselsís Sprouts and Red Cabbage. In the evening, we watched 1.7,8, &9 of The West Wing. At 2148, itís 44o.
Tue, Nov 29 At 0650, itís 28o. I checked out the red/green lights and theyíre ready for deployment. Bill and Vicki Payne arrived at 1045 for lunch. In the evening, we watched a few episodes of The West Wing. At 2110, itís 35o.
Mon, Nov 28 At 0647, itís 50o. The Eagles won 40-33 to continue their dominance of the NFC in the NFL. I had blood work done for Dr. White; got a haircut; had pressure put in the tires and picked up meds at Giant, while Lyd worked on tomorrowís luncheon entrťe. We finished Hogwarts Castle Section #37, Book 4, and final construction. After the holidays, weíll install the lighting kit. We had chicken tettrazini and red cabbage for lunch and watched recorded Sunday shows. At 2130, itís 43o.
Sun, Nov 27 At 0733, itís 38o and overcast with a forecast for rain. Lyd made Sausage Minestrone for lunch. SKDL were to have gone to Wilkes Barre for a Trans-Siberian Orchestra concert, but illness forced them to skip the trip. We completed Hogwarts Castle Section 36 and watched NFL most of the afternoon. I made scallop Scampi for dinner and we watched the first two episodes of the Santa Clauses before joining the Eagles hosting the Packers. At 2200, it's 47o and half-time.
Sat, Nov 26 At 0655, itís 37o. I completed our weekly marketing and Lyd prepared the Meixcan Layered Dip for this afternoonís family game night and dinner at SKDLís. We were home at 1930 and watched a little of Notre Dame at USC. At 2115. Itís 37o with rain in tomorrowís forecast.
Fri, Nov 25 At 0714, itís 45o, and we menu planned, with Lyd putting out a lot of the holiday decorations. We had vegetable beef soup from the freezer for lunch. We had a half duck for dinner, with mashed potatoes and gravy. At 1930, the ĎNoles beat the hated Gators 45-38 to finish the regular season. At 2340, itís 47o.
Thu, Nov 24 At 0703, itís 25o on Thanksgiving Day. I positioned our holiday window candles. We watched the Macyís Parade and made Sister Cities Slaw and took it over to Anne and Santoís for Thanksgiving Dinner. We were home by 1530, and activated the window candles. We watched the first two episodes of The West Wing. At 2030, itís 35o.
Wed, Nov 23 At 0747, itís 26o and Eena texts they are being bombed; no water, no power, no heat. We menu planned. I finished my leftovers from Smokey Bones for lunch and we completed Hogwarts Castle Sections 32 & 33. We had Parmesan Tilapia with leftover veggies for dinner with a Barefoot Riesling. In the evening, we finished Season 5 of The Crown. At 2120, itís 32o.
Tue, Nov 22 At 0430, itís 24o. I booked flights for WDW in March, and CAC in April. D and Leo arrived at 1145 and we took them to lunch at Smokey Bones. We ordered cans of crab for Bill and for Jerry and Linda from Claytons, to be shipped December 5. In the evening, with little interest in dinner, we watched Crown 5.8 and 5.9. At 2140, itís 34o.
Mon, Nov 21 At 0709, itís 20o. We completed Hogwarts Castle Sections 28 and 29, beginning the 4th and final book of instructions. We had leftovers for lunch. Kate secured the frozen turkey from Giant for one of her medical assistants, and we had chicken picatta meatballs with cappelinni and broccoli for dinner. We finished Sundayís recorded TV shows and picked up Episode 5.7 of The Crown. At 2205, itís 30o.
Sun, Nov 20 At 0719, itís 31o. We completed Hogwarts Castle Section 26 & 27, finishing Book 3 of the castle construction. Linda called and we discussed the tax implications of the sale of the Marvic farmland. Lyd made some parsnip/asparagus soup for lunch that was excellent. We watched The Philadelphia Eagles (17) at the Colts (16). SKDL arrived at 1400 and we watched Noises Off after they brought up our Christmas Decorations from the basement. We had a dinner of Lydís meatloaf with baked potato and peas and watched two episodes of The Crown. At 2130, itís 26o.
Sat, Nov 19 At 0634, itís 25o. I completed our weekly marketing. We couldnít get the FSU game on TV, so we watched Florida lose to Vanderbilt 31-24. FSU beat Louisiana 49-17, and Georgia beat Kentucky. We roasted a Beef Tri Tip for dinner, with mashed potatos & fried asparagus and watched recorded Friday shows. At 2125, itís 26o.
Fri, Nov 18 At 0747, itís 32o. We had leftover Masa Sushi & pork sandwiches for lunch. We completed Hogwarts Castle sections 24 & 25. We watched Disenchanted on Disney+ and were disenchanted. We watched 2 episodes of The Crown, and had Crab Imperial for dinner. At 2155, itís 34o.
Thu, Nov 17 At 0526, itís 36o. We completed two sections of Hogwarts Castle [22 & 23] and then went to lunch at Masa. We completed Hogwarts Castle Section 24. At 1900, I opened our Zoom Room for a meeting of the Marvic partners. They decided to accept the offer from the group currently farming the land. We watched 3 episodes of The Crown. At 2130, itís 34o.
Wed, Nov 16

At 0715, itís 40o. We cleaned up the contents of the fridge and had Anthonyís pizza for lunch. Vicki Payne called and theyíll come for lunch on November 29th. We completed Hogwarts Castle Sections 20 and 21, finishing Book 2. We helped Bill setup Zoom for tomorrowís meeting and had a pork stir fry for dinner. We watched a few recorded shows in the evening, and, at 2200, itís 38o.

Tue, Nov 15 At 0715, itís 25o. Last night the Eagles lost 32-21. We completed Hogwarts Castle section 19 and picked up some wine and bourbon on the way to lunch at Anthonyís Coal Fired Pizza. We brough home both salad and pizza, stopping at Sprecherís Meat for a pack of scallopini and a full beef tenderloin. Soon thereafter, we had about an hour of light sleet. We watched a pair of NCIS episodes while it poured outside. Trump announced for re-election. At 2126, itís 36o in a heavy rain.
Mon, Nov 14 At 0640, itís 37o. Cara came at 0700, cleaned, and left at 0810. We completed Hogwarts Castle Section 18 and had Lima Bean Soup and Grilled Cheese for lunch. We spent the afternoon watching recorded shows. At 1745, Vicki Payne called to report they have purchased a winter home in Charles Town, WV, an hour west of Baltimore, and 2.5 hours from us for 5 months out of the year; reverse snow birds. We had Liberty Tree Tavern Pot Roast for dinner and then moved to the Eagles hosting the Redskins. At 2150, at halftime, itís 29o.
Sun, Nov 13 At 0707, itís 44o, as the cold front came through in the night. We had Hoppin John for lunch and completed two more of the Hogwarts Castle Section. The afternoon was spent with the NFL and we had chicken tett for dinner with a few recorded shows. My scheduled jury duty for tomorrow was cancelled. At 2150, itís 38o.
Sat, Nov 12 At 0646, itís 65o. Lyd still feels crummy, so we did a Covid test and itís negative. I completed our weekly marketing, and we completed Hogwarts Castle Section 15. We had Black eyed pea soup for lunch. EPCOT Clue 3.12 started at 1512. We spent the rest of the afternoon watching football. We had quiche for dinner and with Lyd not feeling well, I went to the schoolís ďFall ThingĒ where Leo had singing and dancing roles. I returned to FSU v Syracuse, won by the ĎNoles 38-3. At 2325, itís 57o.
Fri, Nov 11 At 0729, itís 57o and raining from Nicole. We completed Wordle and had Bubba burgers for lunch. Following naps, we completed Hogwarts Castle Section 14. We had snow crab for dinner and watched a few recorded shows while it continued to rain. At 2225, itís 69o.
Thu, Nov 10 At 0628, itís 33o. We menu planned and Lyd attacked the laundry we brought home from Disney. We had Chili for lunch and completed Hogwarts Castle Section 13. We had Chicken Paprika over wild rice and watched a few shows recorded while we were at Disney. At 2200, itís 53o and weíve opened up, upstairs.
Wed, Nov 9 At 0605, itís 68o at Walt Disney World, and we're headed home.
Tue, Nov 8 At 0553, itís 71o at Walt Disney World, and we're headed for Hollywood Studios.
Mon, Nov 7 At 0632, itís 72o at Walt Disney World, and we're headed for EPCOT.
Sun, Nov 6 At 0529, EST, itís 74o at Walt Disney World, and we're headed for Hollywood Studios.
Sat, Nov 5 At 0629, itís 72o at Walt Disney World, and we're headed for EPCOT.
Fri, Nov 4 At 0711, itís 70o at Walt Disney World, and we're headed for The Animal Kingdom.
Thu, Nov 3 At 0711, itís 73o at Walt Disney World, and we're headed for The Magic Kingdom.
Wed, Nov 2 At 0610, itís 47o in Wyomissing and weíre headed for WDW.
Tue, Nov 1 At 0745, itís 38o. We took down and stored the Halloween dťcor, packed and then completed Section 12 of the Hogwarts Castle before watching Episode 1.5 of The Crown. We had leftover quiche for dinner and then opened our Zoom Room for a Marvic Board Meeting. We then enjoyed World Series Game #3. At 2135, itís 53o.
Mon, Oct 31 At 0653, itís 44o. We completed Sections 10 and 11 of Hogwarts Castle, and set up the small porch table and Mr. Bones out on the sidewalk with a bowl of Hershey Nuggets. We watched House with a Clock in Its Wall. I had pasta and clam sauce for dinner. Watching the cameras, Lyd went to the door and greeted about 50 very polite kids. We closed up a little after 2000, but game 3 of the World Series had already been cancelled by the rain. We watched 2 episodes of The Crown. At 2200, itís 58o.
Sun, Oct 30 At 0626, itís 29o, and the Phillies lost, last night, 5-2, evening the series at 1 each. We watched the Eagles remain undefeated, beating The Steelers 35-13. We had Chicken Tetrazzini for dinner, and, in the evening, enjoyed 20000 Leagues under the Sea. At 2145, itís 47o.
Sat, Oct 29 At 0613, itís 30o. I completed our weekly marketing, and Kate messaged that Leo has tested positive for Covid, so theyíre not coming tomorrow. We had Sauerkraut soup for lunch. FSU beat Georgia Tech 41-16. Georgia beat Florida 42-20. We had Lindaís Asian Pork Medallions for dinner and watched the first half of World Series Game #2, with Houston leading 5-0 at 2200, when itís 37o.
Fri, Oct 28 At 0730, itís 33o. I called the Borough about the deer thinning rumor and was told it wasnít true. I had chicken pot pie and Lyd had her leftover lo mien from Masa for lunch. In the afternoon, we watched some Thursday shows and completed Hogwarts 2.8. We had Moussaka and a Cucumber/Vidalia Salad with Ginger dressing for dinner. In the evening, we watched World Series Game #1: Philadelphia Phillies 6 Ė Houston Astros 5 in 10 innings. At 2220, itís 40o.
Thu, Oct 27 At 0700, itís 53o. Lyd had a dental cleaning and we went to Masa for lunch. We watched recorded shows in the afternoon, including Nightbooks. At 2155, itís 46o.
Wed, Oct 26 At 0654, itís 60o in a light drizzle. I took Lyd for a routine appointment with Robin Jasinski, and then to Chicoís Apparel as a consolation. We had leftovers for lunch, and, following naps, we completed section 7 and book 1 of Hogwarts Castle. We had a wonderful chicken pot pie for dinner and watched Return to Halloweentown, which was pretty bad. We then took in Episode 1.7 of Andor. At 2205, itís 58o.
Tue, Oct 25 At 0715, itís 58o. I ordered some desk notebooks and we went to Plaza Azteca for lunch. We came home to naps. In response to emails from Bill and Vic, I set up a Zoom room for November 1st for the Marvic Board meeting. We had little interest in dinner and watched Monday nightís shows in the evening. At 2110, itís 64o.
Mon, Oct 24 At 0808, itís 54o in a light rain. Last night, the Astros beat the Yankees to get into the World Series. I called ACL and booked the pre-cruise package to the Four Seasons in Baltimore for the March Revolution Cruise. We had pork sandwiches for lunch and completed Section 6 of Hogwarts Castle. We had Veal Marsala for dinner and then watched Bedknobs and Broomsticks in the evening. At 2210, itís 58o.
Sun, Oct 23 At 0642, itís 41o. We had leftovers for lunch, and Lyd made a batch of chicken picatta meatballs for movie day. SKDL arrived at 1400 and we watched Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. They left at 5 and we picked up the last 3 innings of the NLCS, won by the Phillies who are headed for the World Series. We had chowmien for dinner and then watched recorded shows in the evening. At 2155, itís 56o.
Sat, Oct 22 At 0642, itís 33o. I completed our weekly marketing and Lyd finished the tuna salad for lunch. We watched football in the early afternoon. Following naps, EPCOT Clue 3.11 convened at 1500, We had our Octoberfest dinner of roast pork tenderloin Bavarian beans, scalloped apples, German Potato Salad and Wine Kraut. In the evening, we watched a portion of NLCS Game 4. At 2130, itís 48o.
Fri, Oct 21 At 0718, itís 31o. At 1045, I sent the Clue 3.11 evidence cards, and, at 1050, Express Lawn cut the grass. We had tuna salad for lunch and completed Hogwarts Castle Section 1.5. We watched a few Thursday shows and had veal saltimbocca with scalloped apples and peas and onions with a bottle of CSM Riesling. In the evening, we watched NLCS Game #3, won by Philadelphia 4-2. At 2130, itís 43o.
Thu, Oct 20 At 0640, itís 36o. We had a wine delivery and then went to Thai Bistro for lunch. We came home to naps. I opened the Zoom Room. We then watched a few FBI episodes. At 2150, itís 41o.
Wed, Oct 19 At 0602, itís 32o. Lyd had blood work done for Robin Jasinski and we stopped at McDonalds on the way home. We both had naps before noon and then watched some recorded TV shows. We had roasted duck, scalloped apples, peas and onions and a bottle of Shine Riesling for dinner and watched the 2nd NLCS game, won by San Diego8-5. At 2040, itís 46o.
Tue, Oct 18 At 0727, itís 34o. Dr. Drezner cut my toe nails, and Erica cut my hair. I picked up Rx at Giant. We went to Salute for lunch. We stopped at Sprechers on the way home and acquired Osso Bucco shanks, a boneless leg of lamb and a tri-tip roast. Gail called from Merrill Lynch asking about our required minimum distribution (RMD). We came home to naps. With no interest in dinner, we watched the NLCS Game #1, eventually won by Philadelphia 2-0. At 2200, itís 38o.
Mon, Oct 17 At 0630, the alarm got us up. At 0653, itís 49o. At 0652-0810, Cara arrived to clean. At 0745, the gas man arrived, but with the gas at 74%, we postponed delivery until next month. I brought the 2 leaf blowers into the garage from the potting shed. 1005-1056: Express Lawn pair seeded the southeast yard. Eana reports the drone attacks were west, in the Kiev downtown area. She, Genna and Vlad are east of the river, on Balzak Street. We completed Section 4 of Hogwarts Castle. For dinner, we had beef bourgignon with spaghetti squash, a baked potato and a bottle of CSM Riesling. In the evening, we watched shows recorded Sunday night. At 2215, itís 53.
Sun, Oct 16 At 0704, itís 43o. We worked on Hogwarts Castle sections #2 & #3. We had omelets and Bloody Caesars for brunch. SKDL arrived at 1400 and we watched Harry Potter 3: The Prisoner of Azkabahn. With little interest in dinner, we watched a few recorded shows, and, at 2115, itís 51o. After we went to bed, the Eagles beat the Cowboys: 26-17.
Sat, Oct 15 At 0658, itís 38o. I complete our weekly marketing and we had GNA pizza from the freezer for lunch. Following naps, EPCOT Clue 3.10 started at 1522. We had cranberry pork tenderloin with spaghetti squash and a mozzarella, cranberry, balsamic salad for dinner. LSU beat Florida 45-35, but FSU lost to Clemson 34-28. At 2315, itís 54o.
Fri, Oct 14 At 0808, itís 52o. We snacked for lunch and finished the repairs to the Lego Titanic. We started the construction of Legoís Hogwartís Castle. We watched NLDS Game #3 with Philadelphia beating Atlanta 9-1. We had shellfish fra diavolo and butternut squash for dinner with a bottle of Barefoot Riesling. After the baseball game we watched some of the shows recorded from Thursday evening. At 2130, itís 48o.
Thu, Oct 13 At 0735, itís 61o. We did some menu planning and then completed our general election ballots, mailing them on our way to lunch at GNA. We came home to naps. In the afternoon, we watched shows recorded on Tuesday. With little interest in dinner, and with the resumption of The Crown coming in November, we went back and watched episodes 1 & 2. At 2221, itís 57o.
Wed, Oct 12 At 0659, itís 41o. I had my ear wax removed at the ENT, by Rosemarie. Lyd made ratatouille. Our General Election ballots arrived in the mail. We spent a chunk of the afternoon repairing the bow section of the Titanic. We had leftover cube steaks, ratatouille and a bottle of Finch Pinotage for dinner and then watched game 2 of the NLDS. At 2215, itís 57o.
Tue, Oct 11 At 0650, itís 40o. We went to lunch at Red Lobster. We came home to Game #1 of the National League Division Championship between Philadelphia and Atlanta, won by the Phillies 7-6. We had the rest of Lydís lunch lobster and then watched Monday nightís recorded shows. At 2130, itís 57.
Mon, Oct 10 At 0822, itís 43o on Columbus Day. We did Tess-care and returned the garage door opener. A check of CAC shows weíll be back at the Contemporary Resort. We had chicken tortilla soup for lunch and watched several of our recorded TV shows. In the evening, after a dinner of meat loaf, baked potato, corn, broccoli and a bottle of Red Scarlet, we watched Haunted Mansion. At 2130, itís 50o.
Sun, Oct 09 At 0725, itís 33o. Lyd drove over and did Tess-care. In the afternoon, we watched Atlanta at Tampa Bay. We had chicken marengo over rice with Romain Splits and a bottle of CSM Riesling for dinner and watched the Eagles go 5-0 defeating Arizona Cardinals 20-17. We watched a few recorded shows, and, at 2110, itís 46o.
Sat, Oct 08 At 0714, itís 44o. I completed our weekly marketing while Lyd scootered over to do Tess-care. We snacked for lunch and watched a variety of football games. EPCOT Clue #3.9 started at 1515. We had filet mignons, mushrooms and onion and cauliflower gratin with a bottle of Bordeaux for dinner. FSU lost to NC State 19-17, but the Phillies beat St. Louis 2-0 to advance in the playoffs and meet Atlanta. At 2355, itís 39o.
Fri, Oct 07 At 0712, itís 48o. We menu planned and I sent out the EPCOT Clue 3.9 evidence cards. We drove to Giant where Constance gave Lyd her Covid booster shot, and I received my Covid booster shot and my annual 65+ flu shot. We went on to McDonalds and secured a Big Mac for Lyd and 2 Filet-o-Fish for me. We watched The Witches and then took naps until Kate dropped off a garage door opener on their way to the Jersey shore. We watched Philadelphia win game one of the Baseball Wild Card series 6-3 over St. Louis. With no interest in dinner, we each had foie gras and then watched some of Thursday nightís shows. At 2230, itís 60o.
Thu, Oct 06 At 0647, itís 49o. We menu planned and finished Titanic Stern Section #46. We went to lunch at Brewerís Bar and Grill. We came home to naps. I tried to make adjustments to Lego Titanic, but totally messed it up, so weíll redo the bow section. In the post, a summons for jury duty came for me for November 14th. We watched Pinocchio in the evening. At 2130, itís 60o.
Wed, Oct 05 At 0632, itís 53o. We cleaned out the fridge and did a little strategic menu planning. Our duck products arrived from Hudson Valley and we completed Titanic Stern Section #45. We had snacks for lunch, and Cocquille St. Jacque and sweet potatoes for dinner. At 2210, itís 55.
Tue, Oct 04 At 0716, itís 47o, raining off and on all day. We completed Titanic Stern Section #44, and went to lunch at Austinís. Following naps, for November, I booked Andrewís Transportation and texted Sonia, and booked Mears and texted Chris. We added the Rose and Crown to out dinner plans and watched the recorded NCIS. We snacked for dinner and then watched NCIS: Hawaii. I heated the bed for 30 minutes, and, at 2104, itís 50o.
Mon, Oct 03 At 0757, itís 47o and rained off and on, all day. Lyd went to Great Clips for a haircut and we had shrimp cocktail for lunch. We completed Titanic Stern Section #43. We put the new electric blanket on the bed and discarded the old one. We made immunization appointment for Friday, mid-day and had meatballs in a Alfredo Sauce for dinner with Romaine Splits and a bottle of gewurtz. In the evening, we watched episode 6 of the Ring of Power. At 2030, itís 49o.
Sun, Oct 02 At 0742, itís 57o with more rain. We prepped for SKDLís afternoon visit and had ham spread for lunch. SKDL arrived at 2 and we watched the Jags at the Eagles until switching to Hocus Pocus 2. We had quiche for dinner with Elaineís motherís stewed tomatoes and a bottle of Shine Gewirtz.
Sat, Oct 01 At 0711, itís 51o and raining, thanks to Ian. We completed Titanic Stern Section #42 and had gazpacho for lunch. We watched the Navy-Air Force game, won by Air Force, 13-10. Amazon delivered the Lego Hogwarts Castle and lighting kit, but the latter has problems. We had chicken sausage and potatoes for dinner with a bottle of Bordeaux and watched FSU lose to Wake Forest 31-21. In the evening, we watched Hocus Pocus 2, but felt the first one was better. At 2110, itís 57o.
Fri, Sep 30 At 0714, itís 44o. With Ian coming up the coast, I completed our weekly marketing. We completed Titanic Stern Section #41 and finished our Masa sushi for lunch. We watched Thursdayís recorded shows and had Veal Marsala, Pappardelle, Brusselsís Sprouts with a bottle of Relax Riesling for dinner. We started Hocus Pocus 2. At 2030, itís 57o.
Thu, Sep 29 At 0650, itís 50o. We menu planned and completed Titanic Stern Section #40. We went to lunch at Masa. We came home to a delivery of a new electric blanket and naps. With no interest in dinner, we watch Andor 1.4. At 2110, it's 57o.
Wed, Sep 28 At 0623, itís 44o. I ordered a few suspenders. We replenished our seafood supply and had leftover Plaza Azteca for lunch and completed Titanic Stern Section #39. Following naps we watched the Resident and had leftover shrimp Newburg for dinner. In the evening, we watched FBI episodes and I worked on the Sister Cities prototype home page. At 2230, itís 58o.
Tue, Sep 27 At 0729, itís 48o. We ordered a few things from Amazon and completed Titanic Stern Section #38. We then went to lunch at Plaza Azteca. We came home to naps. We had little interest in dinner and watched the CBS shows from Monday evening. At 2215, itís 56o.
Mon, Sep 26 At 0748, itís 58o. Clue will be delayed a week due to the FSU v Wake Forest game being 1530 on Saturday. I called Hyatt accounting and they removed the duplicate gratuity from Sundayís breakfast. We completed Lego Titanic Stern section #37. We had leftover Subway sandwiches for lunch, and leftover Beef Stroganoff over pappardelle for dinner. In the evening, we watched Hello Dolly. At 2225, itís 61o.
Sun, Sep 25 At 0700, itís 61o in Baltimore.
Sat, Sep 24 At 0710, it's 54o at the Hyatt at Baltimore's Inner Harbor.
Fri, Sep 23 At 0728, itís 55o. I completed our weekly marketing and we packed for the weekend. We completed Titanic Stern Step #36. We had leftovers for lunch, and Shrimp stir fry for dinner. SKDL picked us up at 1800 and we headed for Baltimore
Thu, Sep 22 At 0447, two does were feeding in the front yard and one of them pulled over the plant on the table near the dining room windows. At 0700, itís 70o. With a light rain in the forecast, we menu planned. Charlene called from Texas, home from Ohio and her brotherís funeral. We completed Titanic Stern Step #35, before leaving for lunch at Ruby Tuesday. We came home to naps. We snacked for dinner and watched the 1st three episodes of Andor on Disney+. At 2135, itís 59o.
Wed, Sep 21 At 0650, itís 55o. We had leftovers for lunch and watched recorded CBS shows of the new fall series. We completed Titanic Stern Step #34. Following naps, we had a shrimp stir fry over rice with a bottle of Riesling for dinner. In the evening, we watched more recorded CBS shows from the new season. At 2150, itís 70o.
Tue, Sep 20 At 0740, itís 63o. We completed Titanic Stern Step #33. We stopped at Dillerís Jewelry and picked up Lydís resized pinky ring. We went on to Longhorn Steakhouse for lunch. We came home to naps and then brought out the electric blanket for the bed. It will need to be replaced as my control is dead. We watched the new NCIS episodes. At 2135, itís 65o.
Mon, Sep 19 At 0640, itís 61o. At 0650, Cara arrived and was here an hour. We completed Titanic Stern Step #32. Lyd made Swedish meatballs for lunch and served them over English muffins. We finished Lawrence of Arabia and watched episode 4 of The Rings of Power. We had Lobster Thermador for dinner. At 2030, we watched portion of Minnesota at Philadelphia Eagles. At 2140, itís 68o.
Sun, Sep 18 At 0640, itís 59o. At 0800, the RU Able bike race started on Reading Blvd, guarded by the Wyomissing PD, concluding at 1000. We defrosted Corned Beef Pate and served it with Triscuits for lunch. We had Chicken Tetrazzini with beet salad and a bottle of Reisling for dinner. We purchased Top Gun Maverick from Amazon Prime. At 2150, itís 73o.
Sat, Sep 17 At 0727, itís 54o. I completed our weekly marketing and we made a double batch of churros for the birthday party/game day at SKDLsí. We each had last nightís pasta and clam sauce for lunch and headed over to SKDLís at 3. At 1930, we watched USF at UF, won by Florida 31-28. At 2255, itís 67o.
Fri, Sep 16 At 0722, itís 48o. We menu planned and completed section #31 of the Titanic stern. We pulled fried chicken from the kitchen freezer for lunch. A call from Kate reports Sal is still suffering from the cold that has traveled through their household. We decided to postpone what was to be her birthday dinner at Danís to another night. Kate and the boys came over to open birthday gifts. We had pasta and clam sauce for dinner, and watched FSU beat Louisville 35-31. At 2331, itís 58o.
Thu, Sep 15 At 2311, itís 55o. We menu-planned and then went to Ganlyís for lunch. We came home to complete Titanic Stern Section #30, followed by a nap. We both snacked for dinner, and, in the evening, watched the first half of Lawrence of Arabia. At 2315, itís 55o.
Wed, Sep 14 At 0655, itís 55o. Kate picked up the wine for Saturday and we completed Titanic Stern #29. I booked a scooter for November ($249.42). We had Salute leftovers for lunch and had Crispy Orange Beef for dinner with a pineapple sauce, scalloped potatoes and a bottle of bordeaux. We watched a few FBI reruns in the evening, preparing for their new season next week, At 2208, itís 67.
Tue, Sep 13 At 0716, itís 69o. I got a haircut. We completed Titanic midsection #27 and #28 before stopping at the liquor store and going to lunch at Salute. We came home to find the wine we ordered for Kate had been delivered, even without an adult signature. A nap for me followed. We watched a pair of NCIS shows from last year to prepare for the new season next week. At 2250, itís 67o.
Mon, Sep 12 At 0800, itís 67o. We booked Capital Grill for next Saturday night in Baltimore and completed Titanic midsection #26. We had Tilapia Parmesan for dinner with sweet peas and a bottle of CSM Riesling. In the evening we watched Tomorrowland, and, at 2200, itís 71.
Sun, Sep 11 At 0726, itís 66o and raining. We had eggs and mushrooms on English muffins for lunch. We cancelled Sundayís movie afternoon. We enjoyed Philadelphia beating Detroit 38-35 and learned, last night, Kentucky beat Florida. We had leftover chicken chow mien over rice with last nightís lima beans and, in the evening, watched Contact. At 2220, itís 68o and still raining.
Sat, Sep 10 At 0641, itís 55o. I completed our weekly marketing and we completed Titanic Midsection #24. We had soup and leftovers for lunch. EPCOT Clue began at 3:06. Lyd made a Beef Bourguignon for dinner, served with mashed potatoes, baby lima beans and a bottle of Chateau Landreau 2016 Bordeaux. We spent the bulk of the afternoon and evening with a variety of NCAA football games. At 2118, itís 70o and we have opened the upstairs windows.
Fri, Sep 9 At 0727, itís 59o. Lyd started a batch of lentil soup and we completed Titanic Midsection #23. I had smoked sausages and kraut for lunch while Lyd and Kate went shopping. We had veal parmesan with red potatoes, stuffed squash and a bottle of Relax Riesling for dinner and then watched Rings of Power episode 3. At 2200, itís 64o.
Thu, Sep 8 At 0657, itís 60o. Lyd had a bone scan and we completed Titanic Midsection #22. We stopped at Diller jewelry and Lyd put in a diamond ring to be sized to her pinky. We then went to lunch at Thai Bistro. We had leftovers for dinner, and I opened the family Zoom Room at 1830 for an evening of Trivial Pursuit ladder. At 2115, itís 70o.
Wed, Sep 7 At 0658, itís 66o and overcast. I drove out to Moyer Nissan and had the car serviced and inspected per the Pennsylvania inspection law (51.89). At 0930, the heavy street roller left while Lyd cleaned the household silver. I had the rest of my shrimp from Red Lobster for lunch and we completed Titanic midsection #21 before my nap. We had meatloaf slices with green beans and a baked potato with a bottle of Ricco Ricco Dolce. In the evening, we watched Cinderella and, at 2150, itís 66o.
Tue, Sep 6 At 0617, itís 69o and raining. We completed Titanic Midsection #20 and then went to lunch at Red Lobster. I called Allyson at Victoria and Albert's and we secured a reservation for November 8. We watched an NCIS Hawaii episode to prepare for the new season and then watched Rings of Power 1.2. At 2310, itís 69o.
Mon, Sep 5 At 0732, itís 68o. With rain in the offing, we went over early for Tesscare and then inventoried the fridge and pantries for expiration dates. We had leftover salads for lunch and then completed Titanic midsection #19. Following a nap, we had leftover London Broil and 2 ears of corn for dinner. We watched Rings of Power 1.1, and, at 2118, itís 69o and raining.
Sun, Sep 4 At 0713, itís 66o. We completed most of our dining reservations at WDW in November, leaving a message for Allison at V&A with our request. We biked/scootered over to SKDL for Tess care.
Sat, Sep 3 At 0705, itís 62o. I completed our weekly marketing while Lyd scootered over for Tess care. East Carolina lost to NC State 21-20. EPCOT Clue had 3 teams with 10 cards each. We went back to the shipyard and completed Titanic Midsection 17. We had Barber Cordon Bleu and Green beans for dinner and then watched CSI Law Vegas 1.8. We watched Rings of Power 1.1 and then picked up Utah v Florida, won by the stinkiní Gators 29-26. At 2245, itís 73o.
Fri, Sep 2 At 0730, itís 62o. We biked/scootered over to SKDL and tended Tess, bringing in their refuse containers. We had leftover Cobb and Pasta salads for lunch, and, in the afternoon, following naps, we completed Titanic Midsection 15 & 16. We invented a pork tenderloin stir fry for dinner and then finished War and Remembrance. At 2305, itís 67o.
Thu, Sep 1 At 0720, itís 64o and the road closed sign is back. At 0830, we had a conference with Spencer Merriam. We went to lunch at Flanaganís Pub. We came home to naps. While watching the Five, on Fox News, we completed Titanic Midsection 14. We snacked a little for dinner, and watched War and Remembrance XI. At 2245, itís 64o.
Wed, Aug 31 At 0804, itís 71o and the first day of school for D and Leo. We had leftovers for lunch and completed parts 11 and 12 of the Titanic Bow, and step 13 of the Titanic midship. Kate dropped in to leave a garage door opener and to brief us on upcoming events and schedules. We had leftover Stroganov and Tomato Pie for dinner with a bottle of MAN Pinotage. In the evening, we watched episode 10 of War and Remembrance. At 2200, itís 69o.
Tue, Aug 30 At 0707, itís 73o. We picked up the boys at 1130 and we all went to Smokey Bones for lunch. We dropped off the boys at 1300. We completed the Titanic Bow Ė Part 10 before our naps. At 1730, the forecasted rain finally arrived from the west. In the evening, we watched War and Remembrance Ė Part IX. At 2300, itís 71.
Mon, Aug 29 At 0648, itís 70o. We cleaned up the fridge from last nightís dinner. We completed Titanic Bow parts 8 and 9 and had left overs for both lunch and dinner. We watched War and Remembrance Parts 7 & 8. At 2230, itís 75o.
Sun, Aug 28 At 0642, itís 65o. SKDL arrived at 1400 and we purchased Twins from Amazon Prime. At 1400, Vladimir called and is sending the crew over to remove the stump. They were finished at 1515 and I paid the bill in the evening. We had pork ribs, artichoke-pasta, corn and corn bread for dinner and the kids left around 1830. We finished the Lions v Steelers pre-season NFL game. At 2115, itís 77o.
Sat, Aug 27 At 0700, itís 66o. I completed our weekly marketing and Lyd started the cooking for tomorrowís dinner with SKDL. We had Crispy Orange Beef sandwiches for lunch. Following naps, EPCOT Clue 3.6 kicked off at 1520. I prepared the Cobb Salad for dinner, and the two tunics Lyd ordered from Artful Home arrived. With a lightning delay, the Duquesne at FSU game didnít start until 1830. At halftime, itís FSU 26-0 and they switched the game to ESPN, and then switched it, again, to ESPNU, with FSU winning 47-7. At 2215, itís 72o.
Fri, Aug 26 At 0750, itís 72o. Wine.com delivered 18 bottles of white wine. Vladimir, from Full Landscaping and Tree Service, quoted $550 for the removal of the Blue Spruce stump which he will do Monday or Tuesday. We had crispy orange beef for dinner with a bottle of Bordeaux and finished the Harry Potter franchise. At 2200, itís 76o.
Thu, Aug 25 At 0627, itís 69o. We menu planned and Lyd worked on the cork Christmas trees. We ordered white wine from Wine.com and then went to Michaels for some craft materials. From there we went over to Masa for lunch. Following naps, I completed Step 7 of the Titanic Bow. I finished my sushi from lunch, and, in the evening, we watched Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 1. At 2200, itís 76o.
Wed, Aug 24 At 0733, itís 69o. We inventoried the fridge, normal for a Wednesday and had leftovers for lunch. Following naps, we had a delivery from Amazon and 6 bottles of a Bordeaux from wine.com. We had chicken paprika for dinner and finished Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. We then watched War and Remembrance Part VI. At 2210, itís 70o.
Tue, Aug 23 At 0729, itís 67o with rain in the afternoon forecast. I had a routine appointment with Robin Jasinski and everything is OK. A colonoscopy should be done. A call from Merrill Lynch established a portfolio review on September 1. We went ot lunch at Anthonyís Coal-Fired Pizza. I replaced the battery in my car key fob. We completed part 6 of the bow section of the Titanic. Brian and Amy left for Ireland. We watched Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince until 2140, where itís 71o.
Mon, Aug 22 At 0645, itís 69o. Cara came at 7 and cleaned and Lyd gave her the Maine bag she had purchased. We had leftover pasta and pesto and 24 hour salad for lunch, and I completed step 5 of the Titanic bow, before we both had naps. We had shrimp Newberg for dinner with more of the 24 Hour Salad. In the evening, we watched Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix after updating the firmware in the DVD player. At 2220, itís 68o.
Sun, Aug 21 At 0647, itís 67o and SKDL will not be coming today. We had pork schnitzel sandwiches for lunch and watched Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, interrupted by naps. At 2230, itís 74o.
Sat, Aug 20 At 0655, itís 68o. I completed our weekly marketing and Lyd prepared local corn and squash for the freezer. Clue 3.5 had 4 teams. We had pork schnitzel for dinner with Yachtsman Steak House Mac & cheese, fresh squash and a bottle of CSM Riesling. We watched part IV of War and Remembrance, and, at 2100, itís 75o.
Fri, Aug 19 At 0731, itís 67o. I had blood work done for Robin Jasinski. I sent the Clue evidence cards and we had Maryland Crab soup for lunch. I continued the analysis of 2022 CAC. We made Tilapia Parmesan with fettucini, grilliní beans and a salad for dinner, with a bottle of CSM Riesling. We finished the Prisoner of Azkaban and watched War and Remembrance Part 3. At 2230, itís 76.
Thu, Aug 18 At 0628, itís 56o. We had sauerkraut soup for lunch and cube steak for dinner with a bottle of pinotage. I spent the day analyzing the 2022 CAC responses. Following dinner, I opened the family zoom room and we played a little Trivial Pursuit. We finished Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. At 2100, itís 73o.
Wed, Aug 17 At 0629, itís 69o. Lyd made ham spread, which I had for lunch. Kateís Roomba arrived. We had broiled scallops and a salad for dinner and I completed part 4 of the Titanic bow. We watched Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban until Lyd went to bed and I then watched War and Remembrance Part II. At 2302, itís 69o.
Tue, Aug 16 At 0649, itís 60o. We ordered 3 cherry tomato kits for the Aerogarden and Kateís Roomba has shipped. I got a toenail cut and a hair cut. I picked up KFC extra crispy and coleslaw and we had it for lunch and dinner. I completed Titanic Bow.3 and we watched Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Weíre slowly improving, and, at 2215, itís 67.
Mon, Aug 15 At 0746, itís 65o. There was little interest in lunch. We laid about all day and had lemon citrus chicken breasts for dinner which tasted good to neither of us and was discarded. I completed Titanic Bow section 2 of 12. In the evening we started the Harry Potter series with the Sorcererís Stone. At 2230, itís 68o.
Sun, Aug 14 At 0727, itís 66o and weíre both better. We had leftover pasta and clam sauce for lunch and watched episode 7 of Winds of War until Linda called to check on us. Then it was nap time.
Sat, Aug 13 At 0629, itís 53o. Today will be a day of rest and relaxation. We had pea soup for lunch, in between naps. Lego delivered the Titanic and I completed volume 1 of 11 on the forward third of the vessel. We had angel hair pasta and clam sauce for dinner and then watched episode 6 of Winds of War. At 2130, itís 67o.
Fri, Aug 12 At 0600, itís 65o, arriving gin Boston, MA complewting ACL Cruise #11: Grand New England Tour.
Thu, Aug 11 At 0600, itís 68o, in Provincetown, MA on ACL Cruise #11: Grand New England Tour.
Wed, Aug 10 At 0540, itís 69o, an hour from Martha's Vineyard, MA on ACL Cruise #11: Grand New England Tour.
Tue, Aug 9 At 0608, itís 71o, arriving in Newport, RI on ACL Cruise #11: Grand New England Tour.
Mon, Aug 8 At 0519, itís 71o, in Gloucester, MA on ACL Cruise #11: Grand New England Tour.
Sun, Aug 7 At 0630, itís 72o, in Bath, ME on ACL Cruise #11: Grand New England Tour.
Sat, Aug 6 At 0630, itís 67o, SE of Boothbay Harbor, ME on ACL Cruise #11: Grand New England Tour.
Fri, Aug 5 At 0630, itís 65o, in Bucksport, ME on ACL Cruise #11: Grand New England Tour.
Thu, Aug 4 At 0510, itís 63o, in a heavy fog, approaching Rockland, ME on ACL Cruise #11: Grand New England Tour.
Wed, Aug 3 At 0510, itís 69o, in Portland, ME on ACL Cruise #11: Grand New England Tour, and our 48th anniversary.
Tue, Aug 2 At 0612, itís 70o, in Boston on ACL Cruise #11: Grand New England Tour.
Mon, Aug 1 At 0630, itís 66o. We're headed for Boston and ACL Cruise #11: Grand New England Tour.
Sun, Jul 31 At 0659, itís 63o. We packed and SKDL joined us at 2. Wilfred called, promising to pick us up tomorrow morning at 1030 and I secured our boarding passes. The kids picked Grumpy Old Men and I booked rooms at the Hyatt at Baltimore Inner Harbor for September 23-25, and, rejoined the National Aquarium. Weíll also go to Baltimore in March, between our Spring WDW holiday and out March Revolution Cruise. We had a version of egg foo yung for dinner while watching Winds of War, Episode 5. In the evening, we watched Mama Mia: Here We Go Again. At 2140, itís 72o.
Sat, Jul 30 At 0606, itís 65o. I completed our weekly marketing and we had Pea Soup for lunch. EPCOT Clue 3.4 had four teams We had Scallop Fettucini from the freezer for dinner and then watched Winds of War episodes 3 & 4. At 2115, itís 74o.
Fri, Jul 29 At 0644, itís 67o. I had a dental cleaning and we then met KDL at Red Lobster for lunch. We came home to naps. We snacked for dinner, and then watched Winds of War Episode 2. At 2230, itís 69o.
Thu, Jul 28 At 0649, itís 69o. We had leftovers for lunch and I applied for our mail-in ballots for the fall election. We made a batch of chicken chow mien for dinner and then started Winds of War with Episode 1. At 2202, itís 72o.
Wed, Jul 27 At 0633, itís 68o. I had a dental cleaning and we then met KDL at Red Lobster for lunch. We came home to naps.
Tue, Jul 26 At 0626, itís 67o. We went to lunch at Plaza Azteca. We came home to naps. With little interest in dinner, we watched Star Trek: First Contact in the evening. At 2245, it's 71.
Mon, Jul 25 At 0653, itís 76o with rain in the afternoon forecast. Lyd made a batch of vegetable beef soup, and I confirmed our trasnportation for the ACL trip, next week. We had Sunday Cube steak with rice and broccoli puff for dinner and, in the evening, watched Star Trek: Generations. At 2140, itís 78o.
Sun, Jul 24 At 0612, itís 68o. We had last nightís pasta for lunch. SKDL joined us and we watched The Sea Beast. We had eggs and mushrooms over English Muffins with grilled pineapple for dinner. We watched Star Trek V: The Final Frontier and episode 3.8 of the Orville. At 2225, itís 81o.
Sat, Jul 23 At 0630, itís 69o. I completed our weekly marketing. Lyd had a hot dog and I had a sardine sandwich for lunch. In the afternoon, we watched Search for Spock and hosted EPCOT Clue 3.3. When we finished, I made the Caesar dressing for the Romaine Splits and a half dozen Parmesan Crisps. We had meatballs and thin spaghetti with Lydís Sauce and Romaine splits for dinner followed by tiramisu. We watched Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, and, at 2100, it's 81o.
Fri, Jul 22 At 0653, itís 69o. We both had appointments with Dr. Campanella, Ophthalmologist. We picked up McDonalds on the way home. We had Drambuie Shrimp and an Avocado-Mandarin Orange salad for dinner. We watched Star Trek Wrath of Kahn in the evening, and, at 2135, itís 80o.
Thu, Jul 21 At 0629, itís 73o. At 0830, Pete and his associate, from Berks Tree Service began the removal of the Blue Spruce on the SE corner of the house. Lyd had a root canal of #30. We had meatloaf, three cheese potatoes, Bavarian beans and a red wine for dinner. I opened the Family Zoom room and we finished Star Trek, the Motion Picture. At 2205, itís 78o.
Wed, Jul 20 At 0617, itís 67o. We booked our flights to WDW in November. We had leftovers and a smoked sausage for lunch and veal Francaise with pappardelle for dinner. We watched Star Trek Into Darkness in the evening and, at 2150, itís 78o.
Tue, Jul 19 At 0609, itís 69o. We had routine appointments with Morgan Ubele, our dermatologist, and then went to lunch at GNA. We came home to naps. A phone call from Berks Tree Service moved the removal of the Blue Spruce to Thursday morning. We watched Star Trek, and, at 2220, itís 76o.
Mon, Jul 18 At 0736, itís 71o. Brian, from Beckís Pest Control, came at 0930 and treated the house and yard. We ordered wine from wine.com and had BLT for lunch. We had a tri-tip roast for dinner, but it was a little dry and tough as I neglected to pre-heat the oven. With a few afternoon rain showers, I texted Eena on their 24th anniversary and they are OK. In the evening we watched The Sorcererís Apprentice, and, at 2130, itís 75o.
Sun, Jul 17 At 0756, itís 68o and overcast, but no rain in the forecast. We had leftover poached tilapia for lunch and I adjusted to another flight change by American airlines; sending the changes on to Andrewís Transportation. SKDL came at 2 and watched Throw Momma from the Train and the beginning of Star Trek Beyond. We had chicken agrodolce for dinner with creamed onions and mushrooms, followed by tiramisu slices. In the evening, we watched the last of the Orville episodes until another is released next week. At 2200, itís 74o.
Sat, Jul 16 At 0635, itís 68o. I completed our weekly marketing while Lyd scootered over for Tess care. She stewed an 8.5 lb Perdue Roaster, which yielded 6 quarts of chicken stock for future soups. We had GNA pizza for lunch and watched an episode of The Orville, during which Brian Laws called and reported Amy is upstate visiting her mom. They leave mid-August for a 90-mile hike of Ireland, returning in early September. EPCOT Clue 3.2 started at 1500 with four teams. We had poisson poche for dinner and watched Mamma Mia in the evening. At 2125, itís 70o.
Fri, Jul 15 At 0656, itís 64o and sunny. We B/Síd over to SKDL for Tess care and had leftover Smokey Bones for lunch. Ron called from Berks Tree Service with an estimate and a Wednesday 7/20 schedule to remove the Blue Spruce from the SE corner of the house. We had Pork Clairmont with hash browns, a pineapple sauce and whole cranberry sauce for dinner. After two episodes of The Orville, at 2220 itís 74o.
Thu, Jul 14 At 0629, itís 65o. A text from Frank reports extra siding for our house, which they delivered and went in the basement We B/Síd to SKDL for Tess care. We went to Smokey Bones for lunch. On the way home, we stopped at the Farmersí Market for some corn, green squash and Golden Zucchini. We snacked for dinner and had another pack of eclairs while we broke into the 3rd season of the Orville. At 2229, itís 72o.
Wed, Jul 13 At 0615, itís 66o. We B/Síd over to SKDL's, surprising a doe that was trying to get back into the fenced area; Tess was fine. We called Berks Tree Service and Pete will come at 6 to look at the big tree in the back yard to plan on its removal. We had leftovers for lunch. Pete looked at the tree and said Ron will call with an estimate and a proposed schedule. We had London Broil sandwiches for dinner. At 2145, itís 76o.
Tue, Jul 12 At 0628, itís 65o. At 0800, a crew of 4 from Express Lawn renovated the yard east of the house, finishing just before 2. We biked/scootered (B/S'd) over to SKDLís and did Tess duty and I got a haircut at Great Clips. We stopped at FWGS and restotcked the liquor locker and then went to lunch at Salute. We came home to naps and then set up the sprinkler in the new East yard. In the evening, we watched Star Trek: Of Gods and Men. At 2125, itís 75o.
Mon, Jul 11 At 0654, itís 61o. We biked/scootered over to SKDL for Tess duty and then ordered some stuff from Amazon. We had leftover salads for lunch, and a London Broil with leftover veggies for dinner. At 2247, itís 72o.
Sun, Jul 10 At 0614, itís 60o. At 8, we did Tess duty while SKDL are at the shore. We had a tomato pie and chicken salad for lunch. I sent our PDL to WDW Guest Communications. We had Tilapia Parmesan with grilliní beans, sugar snap peas and a bottle of Barefoot Riesling for dinner. We watched three episodes of The Orville and, at 2150, itíd 72o.
Sat, Jul 9 At 0609, itís 69o with rain. I completed our weekly marketing, leaving one bag of produce in the store and we had sauerkraut soup for lunch. Kateís derma-light arrived and will be taken to their house tomorrow. EPCOT Clue 3.1 We had chicken Francaise for dinner with couscous and broccoli puff. We watched a few Orville Episodes and, at 2145, itís 71o.
Fri, Jul 8 At 0650, itís 67o. Lyd went shopping at Chicos and we had leftovers for lunch. We had pork tenderloin filets for dinner with sweet potatoes and a summer salad and watched the end of the first season of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds and another episode of The Orville. At 2230, itís 75o.
Thu, Jul 7 At 0640, itís 69o with rain in the afternoon forecast. We went to lunch at Thai Bistro. We came home to naps and snacked on a variety of leftovers, preceded by foie gras and accompanied by a bottle of Blush Champagne. We watched a pair of Orvilles. At 2235, itís 72o.
Wed, Jul 6 At 0650, itís 71o. We had leftovers for lunch, and, in the afternoon, following a visit from Kate, and naps, we watched Downton Abbey: A New Era, again. We had Steak Diane for dinner along with mashed potatoes, creamed mushrooms, and Roasted Brusselís Sprouts, which werenít very good. In the evening, we watched episodes of the Orville. At 2125, itís 76o.
Tue, Jul 5 At 0709, itís 69o. We went to GNA for lunch, but the sign on the door said they were on vacation, so we went, instead, to Brewerís Bar and Grill. We came home to naps, before the rain started at 3. We had macaroni salad and Sister Cities Slaw for dinner, and, in the evening, I watched 1776. At 2255, itís 73o.
Mon, Jul 4 At 0624, itís 57o on Independence Day. Cara came at 7 to clean. We made Maryland Crab Soup and had cups for lunch. We watched Gettysburg in the afternoon, followed by Yankee Doodle Dandy and Stars and Stripes Forever. Dinner was corn-on-the-cob and macaroni salad. In the evening we watched some of the Independence Day concerts, noting they were not very good, except for the end of the Boston Pops Concert. At 2245, itís 70o.
Sun, Jul 3 At 0610, itís 70o. At 1400, we went over to SKDLís with deviled eggs, Sister Cities Slaw and sliced cucumbers. We were joined by Santo, Ann and Corvita, and Bob and Mary Beth. Following snacks and table games, SKDL served hot dogs and hamburgers with side salads. Lyd had gone home with an upset GI tract. At 2115, itís 74o.
Sat, Jul 2 At 0643, itís 72o with rain in the forecast. I completed our weekly marketing. We had leftover for lunch and made a bourbon-glazed salmon for dinner, but the piece of salmon wasnít top of the line. At 2220, itís 73o.
Fri, Jul 1 At 0650, itís 66o. We met KDL at Red Lobster for lunch. We came home to naps and a thunderstorm that included hail. We snacked for dinner and watched the latestStar Trek: Strange New Worlds and another Orville. At 2145, itís 75o.
Thu, Jun 30 At 0617, itís 60o, bright and sunny. We went to Masa for lunch. We came home to naps, after E.G. Smith replaced the sunroom air filter. We snacked for dinner while watching more episodes of The Orville. At 2137, itís 75o.
Wed, Jun 29 At 0620, itís 56o. Lyd had a dental cleaning and our jumbo lump crab was delivered. We had Chicken Agrodolce over angel hair with Romaine Splits for dinner. We watched a few more Orvilles. At 2215, itís 71o.
Tue, Jun 28 At 0719, itís 59o. We went to lunch at Austinís We had naps, and, in the evening, started The Orville on Hulu. At 2245, it's 65o.
Mon, Jun 27 At 0655, itís 70o. I wrote to Patsy. Our spiralizer arrived and we ordered 6 cans of pasteurized jumbo lump crab from Claytons. We had raspberry corned beef salad for lunch and tortilla bake and corn pudding for dinner. We purchased and watched Downton Abbey: A New Era on Amazon Prime TV. At 2240, itís 71o.
Sun, Jun 26 At 0700, itís 70o, but we closed up and turned on the A/C upstairs. We had brats and a hot dog for lunch and SKDL came at 2. We watched Pirates: Worldís End, and they invited us for a family game day next Sunday. KDL asked to go to lunch with us on Friday, and we picked Red Lobster. We had quiche and peas for dinner, and watched more of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. At 2235, itís 72o and raining.
Sat, Jun 25 At 0557, itís 62o. I completed our weekly marketing and Lyd started cooking for dinner. EPCOT Clue 35/87, finished the 2nd season. We had a scallop fettuccine with broccoli puff for dinner, with Elaineís tomatoes and a CSM Riesling.
Fri, Jun 24 At 0620, itís 57o. We had ham grand biscuits for lunch and snow crab legs for dinner. SCOTUS overturned Roe v Wade. We started Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. At 2200, itís 71o and weíre still open upstairs.
Thu, Jun 23 At 0631, itís 62o in Wyomissing and still raining. Lyd did laundry and I paid Andrewís Transportation. We had kraut soup for lunch, followed by naps. It stopped raining around 3 and Lyd took her nap. We had ham slices, black beans and peas for dinner and finished Obi Wan Kenobi. At 2315, itís 60o.
Wed, Jun 22 At 0530, it's 74o on Bay Lake and we're headed home from our Disney Family Vacation.
Tue, Jun 21 At 0640, it's 73o on Bay Lake and we're headed for Hollywood Studios in our Disney Family Vacation.
Mon, Jun 20 At 0600, it's 74o on Bay Lake and we're headed for Animal Kingdom in our Disney Family Vacation.
Sun, Jun 19 At 0651, it's 74o on Bay Lake and SKDL are headed for Typhoon Lagoon in our Disney Family Vacation.
Sat, Jun 18 At 0600, it's 76o on Bay Lake and we're headed for EPCOT in our Disney Family Vacation.
Fri, Jun 17 At 0625, it's 77o on Bay Lake and we're headed for Hollywood Studios in our Disney Family Vacation.
Thu, Jun 16 At 0625, it's 76o on Bay Lake and we're headed for The Magic Kingdom in our Disney Family Vacation.
Wed, Jun 15 At 0550, it's 60o in Wyomissing and we're traveling to Orlando for our Disney Family Vacation.
Tue, Jun 14 At 0642, itís 68o. I had my feet done by Dr. Drezner and we packed for the Disney trip. We had a quiche pair for dinner, and, at 2045, itís 76o.
Mon, Jun 13 At 0647, itís 66o. Cara cleaned at 0700. I had a haircut at 1000 as Great Clips is short cutters. We had hot dogs and brats for lunch, and leftover pasta and clam sauce for dinner. We watched the 1st three episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney. At 2155. Itís 74o and weíre still open upstairs.
Sun, Jun 12 At 0626 itís 58o, in a steady gentle rain. We had lentil soup for lunch. SKDL arrived at 2 and we planned for WDW later this week while the boys watched Solo. We had tenderloin slices with mashed potatoes for dinner. At 2100, itís 68o.
Sat, Jun 11 At 0618. Itís 58o. I completed our weekly marketing and we had leftover Lobster Louie for lunch. EPCOT Clue #34/86 kicked off at 15:00. We finished Fridayís leftover sushi from Masa for dinner. We finished Star Trek: Discovery season 4, and, at 2245, itís 60o.
Fri, Jun 10 At 0615, itís 55o. Kate, D and Leo selected Masa for lunch. We came home to naps. We skipped dinner and watched a few more episodes of Star Trek: Discovery. At 2255, itís 66o and I opened up the 2nd floor windows.
Thu, Jun 09 At 0612, itís 68o. Elite Pressure Washing came at 0900. They cleaned the gutters and pressure washed the inside and outside of the fence and all the exterior windows. E.G. Smith sent A/C maintenance to check on the heating and cooling equipment for the house. A filter will be ordered for the sunroom unit. Service every 6 months is recommended. We had lobster Louie for dinner and watched a few more episodes of Star Trek: Discovery. At 2145, itís 67o.
Wed, Jun 08 At 0645, itís 68o. We made a batch of Sauerkraut soup, but it needs time to blend better. We had some for lunch. Dave Martin texted from WDW and we located the photos they had taken on My Disney Experience. We had leftover tenderloin slices with mashed potatoes and gravy for dinner. In the evening, we watched more episodes of Star Trek: Discovery. At 2132, itís 73o.
Tue, Jun 07 At 0703, itís 60o. We went to PCNinja and paid for the work completed and then went to Salute for lunch. We stopped at the liquor store on the way home. I resurrected EPCOT Clue and sent invitations. We watched two more Stark Trek: Discovery episodes, and, at 2130, itís 67o.
Mon, Jun 06 At 0615, itís 51o on the 78th anniversary of D-Day. We made a batch of Frecnh Lentil Veggie Soup and had baked scallops with stuffed squash for dinner. We watched 3 more episodes of Star Trek: Discovery, and, at 2211, itís 69o.
Sun, Jun 05 At 0602, itís 51o. Lyd was a little under the weather, so we cancelled the normal Sunday visit by SKDL. We had shrimp newburg and rice from the freezer. At 2147, itís 63o.
Sat, Jun 04 At 0647, itís 55o. I completed our weekly marketing, but we postponed EPCOT Clue due to the laptop crash. We had chicken salad and jelled beet salad for dinner and watched a few more episodes of Star Trek Discovery. At 2255, itís 62o.
Fri, Jun 03 At 0703, itís 66o. We took the 2021 laptop in to PCNinja and the said theyíd try and rescue the hard drive. After a few phone calls, at 1730, it was determined that the hard drive was fried and two months of data, from April 9th, are gone. I will try to resurrect as much data as possible. At 2235, itís 65o.
Thu, Jun 02 At 0646, itís 69o. We went to lunch at Mission BBQ. At 1730, I discovered a drink had been spilled under the 2021 ENVY laptop and it was dead. I called PCNinja, and weíll take it in in the morning.
Tue, May 17 At 0645, itís 50o and we adjusted the heat to switch to cooling at 1100 each day. Lyd had a mammogram which was unchanged from last yearís and is now a ďnew normal.Ē
Mon, May 16 At 0700, itís 64o and a message from Cara says the funeral is later. She arrived at 0730 to clean. We had split [pea soup with ground ham for lunch, and chicken pomodoro for dinner with pearl onions and couscous. We watched Sundayís recorded shows and episode 1.7 of Star Trek Discovery. At 2230, itís 63o.
Sun, May 15 At 0647, itís 64o and the boys slept in. When they got up, they had some grand biscuits and left for home just before 0900. With the external humidity in the 80ís, we elected to stay closed up with the A/C on. Cara texted she has a funeral tomorrow and will come Friday, instead. SKDL returned at 1400 and we watched Operation Mincemeat, again. We put a four-pack of SodaStream cartridges out for the postman to take tomorrow. We had pork saltimbocca from the freezer and watched several episodes of Star Trek: Discovery. At 2140, itís 69o and weíre still closed up; A/C on.
Sat, May 14 At 0653, itís 66o. I completed our weekly marketing and we had leftover pork Clairmont sandwiches. We started Star Trek: Discovery, At 1500, EPCOT Clue #32/84 kicked off. Meanwhile, FSU Softball won the ACC Tournament defeating Clemson (8-6) with an NCAA Regional Tournament being announced tomorrow. Sal and Kate dropped off the boys on their way to the Wyomissing Area Educational Foundation fund raiser. We showed them National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets and fed them jambalaya and Shubert Rolls. We followed the first movie with The Great Outdoors. At 2205, itís 66o and raining.
Fri, May 13 At 0711, itís 63o. We menu-planned, inventoried the garage freezer and watched FSU Softball beat Duke (8-6) to advance to the championship match vs. Clemson on Saturday. We had Pork Clairmont for dinner. We started Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. At 2150, itís 68o.
Thu, May 12 At 0655, itís 54o. We went to Crab Barn for lunch. We came home to naps. At 2256, itís 56o.
Wed, May 11 At 0633, itís 43o. I completed additional marketing for this weekend, and our wine order arrived. The new microwave and dishwasher were installed and we enjoyed Tilapia Parmesan for dinner. At 2240, itís 61o.
Tue, May 10 At 0635, itís 49o. We went to Kasperís TV and Appliances in Shillington and bought a Whirlpool Dishwasher and a GE Microwave. Installation is expected tomorrow. From there, we went to Flanaganís Pub . When we got home, the wine delivery had failed because we werenĎt here to sign for it. Later, the TV trays arrived, and I renewed the carís registration for two years. We finished Sundayís shows. At 2200, itís 62o.
Mon, May 9 At 0705, itís 51o. At 1500, Shawn White called with my prostate biopsy results. We had Chicken Cordon Blue for dinner and finished both the Downton Abbey TV series, and the movie. At 2230, itís 61o.
Sun, May 8 At 0706, itís 45o on Mothersí Day. We made a batch of gazpacho and I had a slab of seared tuna for lunch. SKDL came for Sunday afternoon and we watched Men in Black II. We had leftover ham and chicken medley over English Muffins for dinner. At 2150, itís 53o.
Sat, May 7 At 0654, itís 48o and still raining. I completed our weekly marketing and Lyd made tomato aspic and a batch of salmon salad. EPCOT Clue #31 went off at 1500. Rich Strike won the Kentucky Derby and we had Veal Francaise and Scalloped Potatoes for dinner. At 2145, itís 45o and still raining.
Fri, May 6 At 0646, itís 58o with a forecast of rain. We menu-planned and Lyd went with Kate to help her pick out eyeglass frames. I sent out the Clue evidence cards. For dinner on this Friday, we had a Fry Day of shrimp, Tilapia, a green squash and onion rings from a Vidalia Onion. We watched the latest Picard and finished Season 5 of Downton Abbey. At 2202, itís 49o and still raining!
Thu, May 5 At 0659, itís 58o and sunny. We went to lunch at Red Lobster. We came home to find Express Lawn working the yard a day earlier than usual due to tomorrowís expected rain. At 2130, itís 64o.
Wed, May 4 At 0622, itís 50o and May the Fourth Be With You. Lyd went to Chicoís and did a little shopping. We had leftovers for lunch and Tortilla Bake for dinner. At 2115, itís 63o.
Tue, May 3 At 0631, itís 54o. We went to lunch at Longhorn Steakhouse. On the way home, we gassed up the car for the 2nd time this year. Charlene called with additional travel information. At 2205, itís 58o with thunderstorms in the overnight forecast.
Mon, May 2 At 0734. Itís 52o. We purchased two bushes for the front planters and had leftovers from the fridge for lunch. Dinner was leftover meatloaf. At 2130 itís 61o.
Sun, May 01 At 0616, itís 35o. We made Ham Egg Foo Young for brunch. SKDL arrive a little after 2 and we watched Men in Black. We had Scallop Fettuccini with a garden salad for dinner and enjoyed a few more episodes of Downton Abbeyís season 4. At 2155. Itís 57o.
Sat, Apr 30 At 0630, itís 40o. I completed our weekly marketing. EPCOT Clue started at 1500 with 5 teams. We had chicken, sausage and potatoes for dinner. At 2114, itís 55o.
Fri, Apr 29 At 0630, itís 40o. We got an e-mail from Eena and they are OK. Kate picked us up and we went to Masa for lunch. We came home to naps and watched recorded shows, Picard and the season 4 opener of Downton Abbey. At 2100, itís 53o.
Thu, Apr 28 At 0720, itís 40o, and I am NPO. We arrived at Berks Urological at 1300 and my protastatic biopsy, with propofal, was completed by 1500. With no interest in dinner, and assisted by Aleve, at 2100, itís 48o.
Wed, Apr 27 At 0649, itís 49o.
Tue, Apr 26 At 0659, itís 53o with rain in the forecast. We did a little shopping at the wine store, seafood store and butcher before going to lunch at Brewerís B&G. At 2150, itís 58o.
Mon, Apr 25 At 0708, itís 49o. We had Lentil soup for lunch and Lyd baked and froze a hot milk sponge cake. I ordered a scooter from Buena Vista Rentals for June. We had leftover Chicken Paprika for dinner and watched a few more episodes of Downton Abbey. At 2230, itís 56o.
Sun, Apr 24 At 0653, itís 49o. SKDL came over and we finalized our ADR for June before watching the Legend of Zorro. We had leftover tri-tip and enjoyed a few more episodes of Downton Abbey. At 2130, itís 59o.
Sat, Apr 23 At 0627, itís 50o. I completed our weekly marketing and we had leftovers for lunch. EPCOT Clue #29 kicked off at 1500. We had shellfish fra diavolo for dinner with a bottle of CSM Riesling. At 2140, itís 55o.
Fri, Apr 22 At 0702, itís 46o. Lyd had an appointment with Robin, our PCP, which went well. We had leftover pasta and meatballs for lunch, and I sent out the EPCOT Clue #29 evidence cards. We menu-planned and had filet mignons for dinner. At 2135, itís 56o.
Thu, Apr 21 At 0620, itís 37o. I had an EKG done at Reading Hospital DOB. We dropped off soup at SKDLís and then went to lunch at Thai Bistro. The family played Trivial Pursuit ladder in the family zoom room and we invited all to a Memorial Day party. At 2225, itís 55o.
Wed, Apr 20 At 0706, itís 44o and sunny. Lyd made a batch of veggie soup and we went to Michaelís to get the supplies for a front door wreath. We had angel hair and meatballs with Lydís red sauce for dinner, watched most of Tuesdayís recorded shows, and, at 2200, itís 45o.
Tue, Apr 19 At 0646. Itís 38o. I had a haircut and we went to Salute for lunch. I had a lengthy nap and we snacked for dinner. In the evening, we watched a pair of Downton Abbey episodes. At 2130, itís 44o.
Mon, Apr 18 Itís 28o and Cara came at 0700 to clean. We had Crab Imperial for lunch. We had Chicken Tetrazzini for dinner with Cranberry Sauce and a bottle of Fetzer Gewurtz. In the evening, we watched two more episodes of Downton Abbey, and, at 2130, itís 39o in a pouring rain.
Sun, Apr 17 At 0636, itís 40o. I made a load of ADR and park reservations for our June trip and then made the Sister Cities Slaw for the Easter luncheon. We went over to SKDL's for Easter dinner. We were home around 1900 and watched a Picard and an episode of Downton. At 2100, itís 42o.
Sat, Apr 16 At 0645. Itís 56o. I completed our weekly marketing while Lyd produced the batch of lemon squares requested by Leo for tomorrowís Easter Dinner. We had leftovers from last nightís dinner at Danís. EPCOT Clue #28 kicked off at 1500. We had shrimp salad and 4 bean salad for dinner and finished season 1 of Downton Abbey. At 2155, itís 53o and raining.
Fri, Apr 15 At 0647, itís 65o. I checked our propane level and itís still above 80. We menu planned and I fixed our email syncing problems. We went to dinner at Danís at Green Hills. At 2145, itís 59o.
Thu, Apr 14 At 0640, itís 65o. Lyd had blood work done. Brian, from Beckís Pest Control, came to trap the critter living under the bay window, but Lyd wants him to wait until fall. We went to Smokey Bones for lunch. We came home to naps and turned on the A/C. At 2130, it's 60o.
Wed, Apr 13 At 0526, itís 49o. Dr. Whiteís office called to discuss my medical status and meds and to review the plan for the biopsy. We had ham and chicken medley in puff pastry shells for dinner and watched the shows recorded Tuesday night. At 2110, itís 70o..
Tue, Apr 12 At 0708, itís 50o. We mailed the State taxes enroute to lunch at GNA. We came home to naps. At 2151, itís 56o with open windows in the bedroom.
Mon, Apr 11 At 0752, itís 46o. We had Bubba burgers for lunch. I completed out federal and state taxes, sending them in with checks. We reserved a Kingdom facing room at BLT in March. We had pasta and clam sauce for dinner, and, at 2220 , itís 52o.
Sun, Apr 10 At 0620, itís 39o. SKDL joined us at 1400 and we watched the 2022 version of Cheaper by the Dozen. They will join us at Danís this Friday evening to celebrate their anniversary.. At 2030, itís 47o.
Sat, Apr 9 At 0734, itís 45o and raining. I completed our weekly marketing and we had leftover GNA pizza from the freezer. EPCOT Clue #27 went off at 1500 with 5 teams. We had Chicken Marengo for dinner. At 2115, itís 49o.
Fri, Apr 8 At 0717, itís 43o. We menu planned and finished the Fritos and tuna salad for lunch. Express Lawn did our first cut/trim/blow of the season. We had Veal from Salute with a salad for dinner. At 2210, itís 51o and raining.
Thu, Apr 7 At 0727, itís 47o. It rained the entire day. We had Zuppa for lunch and chicken pot pie for dinner. I transferred files from the 2015 laptop to the 2021 laptop while we watched shows recorded while we were at WDW. I paid Andrewís Transportation. At 2240, itís 48o.
Wed, Apr 6 At 0634, itís 48o. Lyd did laundry while I played catch-up. We paid the ACL balance. Kate dropped in for a short visit and gave us her request for Easter Sunday of Sister Cities Slaw and Lemon Squares. We did very little curing the day, watching a few recorded shows. At 2245, itís 52o.
Tue, Apr 5 At 0630, itís 69o at Coronado Spring Resort at Walt Disney World and all flights show on time.
Mon, Apr 4 At 0740, itís 61o at Walt Disney World, and weíre still here!
Sun, Apr 3 At 0610, at Walt Disney World our flights have been canceled.
Sat, Apr 2 At 0645, itís 72o at Walt Disney World for the 3rd Competition Day.
Fri, Apr 1 At 0630, itís 72o at Walt Disney World for the 2nd Competition Day.
Thu, Mar 31 At 0626, itís 70o at Walt Disney World for the 1st Competition Day.
Wed, Mar 30 At 0630, itís 64o at Walt Disney World for the Dreaded Day.
Tue, Mar 29 At 0646, it's 25o in Wyomissing and we're headed for Disney World and the Commissioner's Academic Challenge.
Mon, Mar 28 At 0718, itís 25o.
Sun, Mar 27 At 0736, itís 39o. An email from Kate reports she and Sal have an URI, so theyíre not coming today. We had leftovers for lunch and beef pot pie for dinner. We removed the electric blanket until the fall. At 2230, itís 33o.
Sat, Mar 26 At 0711, itís 45o. I completed our weekly marketing. I opened the Clue room at 1430 to orient Cindy and help Linda with technical issues. We had filet mignons for dinner and watched the Absent-Minded Professor (1961) in the evening. At 2230, itís 43o.
Fri, Mar 25 At 0801, itís 44o. We menu-planned and finished the Masa sushi for lunch. We had snow crab legs for dinner.
Thu, Mar 24 At 0730, itís 41o. Brian, from Beckís Pest Control, treated the house, primarily for ants. We went to Masa for lunch. Weíre adding Beckyís friend Cindy to the Clue group. In the evening, we watched West Side Story. At 2220, itís 46o and raining.
Wed, Mar 23 At 0715, itís 41o. We inventoried and cleaned out the fridge. I responded to Vic's notes and he was offended. We had leftovers for lunch, and a pork saltimbocca for dinner, with baked potato and brusselsí sprouts. At 2150, itís 41o with lots of rain in the area.
Tue, Mar 22 At 0748, itís 43o. I had a haircut and we called Beckís Pest Control as weíre seeing ants. We went to Ganlyís for lunch. We came home to NCIS. We snacked for dinner and watched 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. At 2253, itís 43o.
Mon, Mar 21 At 0655, itís 39o. Cara was here from 0700-0800. 0915:pct Willie at Andrewís Transportation changing 3/29 flight times. 1300: pcf Sean White. He wants to do another biopsy in the next few weeks; twilight. A large prostate does produce higher PSA, but mine has been high for too long. His scheduler will call. We had Chicken Paprika for dinner; proposed SKís 19th anniversary celebration, and received SKDLís invitation for Easter dinner. At 2211, itís 49o.
Sun, Mar 20 At 0653, itís 52o on the Vernal Equinox. We had chicken salad, aspic and black-eyed peas for lunch and enjoyed Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again. We made a shellfish fra diavolo for dinner. In the evening, we watched The Irishman. Bill and Vicki will drive down to Orlando and Lyd will take them to lunch at Planet Hollywood. At 2242, itís 49o.
Sat, Mar 19 At 0654, itís 55o. I completed our weekly marketing. With D sporting a cold, we elected to skip game day at SKDLís. We prepared churros and salad greens anyway, and Sal picked them up. The wine we had ordered and Lydís iPad cover arrived. We had leftovers for dinner and watched Guardians of the Galaxy II. At 2239, itís 62o.
Fri, Mar 18 At 0653, itís 46o. I had a dental cleaning and we menu-planned. We roasted a beef tri-tip for dinner with fingerling potatoes and a spinach salad. In the evening, we watched Being the Ricardos. With rain in the forecast, at 2200, itís 63o.
Thu, Mar 17 At 0708, itís 50o, and raining. We skipped going out and had leftovers for lunch. We had dumplings and Zuppa Toscana for dinner. In the evening, I opened the Zoom room for the family.
Wed, Mar 16 At 0649, itís 38o. I had PSA blood work done for Sean White. Lyd and Kate went shopping at Chico.
Tue, Mar 15 At 0648, itís 33o. We inventoried the kitchen fridge and freezer and purchased the park tickets for SKDL for June. We went to the liquor store and then to GNA. In the afternoon, we watched recorded TV shows with little interest in dinner. At 2138, itís 57o.
Mon, Mar 14 At 0738, itís 26o. I was able to change the June flights to 1100. We had leftovers from last nightís dinner for lunch, and afternoon naps. We pulled a pair of meatloaf slices from the freezer and had them with baked potatoes for dinner. We caught up with recorded TV shows, and, at 2115, itís 50o.
Sun, Mar 13 At 0642 EDT, itís 20o. We spent much of the day preparing for the SKDL visit. When they arrived, Kate suggested going for the earlier flight time and we watched Turning Red. Lyd served crab imperial, ham, bean blend, mac & cheese and pumpkin cheese cake pie. At 2034, with no naps, itís 31o.
Sat, Mar 12 At 0636, itís 45o with snow in the forecast. I left at 0715 to beat the snow, but it started an hour later, before I got home from completing our weekly marketing. We had rather poor fish sandwiches for lunch. At 1500 EST (and 0630, Sunday, Australian Eastern Day Light Time) EPCOT Clue #25 convened. At 1600, Express Lawn plowed us out from only about 3Ē of snow. For dinner, we had leftover lasagna and a spinach salad. At 2113 EST itís 45o.
Fri, Mar 11 At 0725, itís 32o. We menu-planned and finished yesterdayís ginger beef for lunch. We had a pair of lobster tails for dinner. Weíre expecting rain overnight, and 3-6Ē of snow tomorrow. At 2300, itís 45o.
Thu, Mar 10 At 0634, itís 34o. We menu planned in the morning and then went to Thai Bistro for lunch. In the afternoon we watched more of the shows recorded during our WDW trip. At 2250, itís 39o.
Wed, Mar 9 At 0628, itís 38o. Mid-morning we got just enough snow/sleet to cover the lawn, but not the driveway or street. We had tuna salad for lunch and leftover quiche and cabbage from the freezer for dinner. I paid Andrewís Transportation for the recent trip and booked a scooter for the end of the month trip to CAC. Lisa sent the staff grid. Iím announcing the 8th round finals, and reading in round 2, but will be a coordinating judge for the remainder of the rounds. We caught up with many of the shows we missed while at WDW, and at 2216, itís 35o.
Tue, Mar 8 At 0630, it's 69o at Walt Disney World and we're headed home.
Mon, Mar 7 At 0625, it's 67o at Walt Disney World and we're headed for Magic Kingdom.
Sun, Mar 6 At 0625, it's 65o at Walt Disney World and we're headed for Hollywood Studios.
Sat, Mar 5 At 0642, it's 63o at Walt Disney World and we're headed for a day of rest.
Fri, Mar 4 At 0635, it's 63o at Walt Disney World and we're headed for EPCOT.
Thu, Mar 3 At 0630, it's 63o at Walt Disney World and we're headed for Animal Kingdom.
Wed, Mar 2 At 0530, it's 34o in Wyomissing and we're headed for Walt Disney World.
Tue, Mar 1 At 0713, itís 32o. We began packing for tomorrowís trip. Our Andrewís driver will be Jessica Miller. We had meatloaf for dinner and, at 2107, itís 39o.
Mon, Feb 28 At 0620, itís 29o. D and Leo went to school, but Kate will be home until Thursday. We had duck drumettes for lunch and chili for dinner. We communicated with Bill and Vicki to fine tune the plans for our WDW trip. We continued watching the Star Wars movies. At 2148, itís 28o.
Sun, Feb 27 At 0702, itís 22o. Kate reports D will go to school tomorrow. Sal is the lowest, but is showing signs of coming out of the Covid. Kate is also getting better. We had Portobello soup for lunch, and chicken pot pie for dinner. I cleaned up some problems on the CPOS website. We watched episode 2 of Star Wars, and, at 2230, itís 40o.
Sat, Feb 26 At 0718, itís 29o. I completed our weekly marketing and we had Zuppa Toscana for lunch. EPCOT Clue #24 convened at 1500. We had snow crab for dinner and watched Start Wars VI. At 2105, itís 29o.
Fri, Feb 25 At 0710, itís 32o with freezing rain mixed with sleet. Kate is also sick, so Leo is the only one at full strength. We had leftovers for lunch and dinner. We caught up on our Thursday shows and watched coverage of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Both FSU Softball and Baseball were victorious. At 2158, itís 36o.
Thu, Feb 24 At 0613, itís 31o. Lyd had a dental cleaning. From there, we went to Chicoís where Lyd picked up some clothes for the Disney trip. We went on to lunch at Masa. We watched Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back. At 2210, itís 34o with freezing rain and sleet in the overnight forecast.
Wed, Feb 23 At 0701, itís 59o. Waldman Electric arrived at 0800 and finished at 1500. We now have overhead lights in all three guestrooms and kitchen lighting can be operated from both sides of the island. Sal is also feeling poorly but has not yet been tested. Israel will be present on site when weíre at Citricos, next week. We had meatballs with Lydís Red Sauce of spaghetti for dinner. FSU Softball beat FAU 8-3. At 2133, itís 44o and, it appears Russia has invaded Ukraine.
Tue, Feb 22 At 0742, itís 42o and D has tested positive for Covid. Waldman Electric will begin work tomorrow at 0800. We went to Plaza Azteca for lunch. When we came out, it had started raining. It rained all afternoon. We had pea soup for dinner and watched Star Wars IV. At 2210, itís 59o.
Mon, Feb 21 At 0623, itís 25o and clear on Presidentís Day. Cara came at 0700 and left at 0830, to return March 21st. We had early naps and then watched the rest of season 1 of Picard. Dinner was hot chicken salad. At 2300, itís 39o.
Sun, Feb 20 At 0702, itís 19o. Kate messaged D not feeling well, so they wonít come today. We had GNA pizza and Clam Chowder for lunch. FSU Softball beat UCF 8-0 and FSU Baseball swept James Madison. We had leftover Beef Pot Pie with Spinach Salads and Scalloped Apples. We are worried about Eena in Ukraine and wrote to ask what they are doing. In the evening, FSU Softball beat #3 UCLA 4-3. At 2157, itís 30o.
Sat, Feb 19 At 0744, itís 29o. I completed our weekly marketing and we had French Onion Soup for lunch. Following naps, we had a 5-minute blizzard just before 1400. EPCOT Clue #23 kicked off at 1500. We had a pork stir fry with yellow rice and grilliní beans for dinner. In the meantime, FSU Softball kept their perfect record defeating Michigan 2-1, and the boys won their second defeating James Madison13-2. Following dinner, we watched episodes 4, 5, and 6 of Picard. At 2215, itís 26o.
Fri, Feb 18 At 0702, itíd 53o and windy. We had leftover sandwiches for lunch and enjoyed another FSU Softball victory over Texas. We had Chicken Cacciatori for dinner followed by another episode of Picard. FSU Baseball beat James Madison. At 2120, itís 29.
Thu, Feb 17 At 0725, itís 50o and nearly all of the snow is gone. We menu-planned in the morning and then went to GNA for lunch. Following naps, we finished the Mandalorian until new shows are released and started Picard on the Paramount+ streaming service. At 1600, we watchedFSU Softball defeat Tennessee 9-3. I opened the Zoom room at 1830 and we played a few rounds of Trivial Pursuit and visited until 2030. Lisa called from Orlando to discuss the allocation of districts to the CAC bracket. At 2230, itís 58o.
Wed, Feb 16 At 0739, itís 22o on Lydís 73rd birthday. We had leftovers for lunch and accepted the Waldman Electrical proposal, sending the deposit. Kate dropped in to wish her mom a Happy Birthday. ACC Network is now on 1325 on Xfinity, so we watched FSU Softball beat South Alabama 4-3. For Lydís birthday dinner, we had foie gras with port, followed by Steak Diane with sweet potatoes and Brusselsí Sprouts, accompanied by a bottle of pinotage. Following 2 episodes of The Mandalorian, at 2110, itís 37o.
Tue, Feb 15 At 0800, itís 13o. We extended our Wordle streak to 24, placed the patriotic flag in the yard and the mailbox cover before going to Flanaganís Pub for lunch. Waldman Electric sent the proposal for the electrical work. At 2244, itís 22o.
Mon, Feb 14 At 0746, itís 19o on Valentineís Day. We had quiche for lunch and froze the rest. Our resort reservation came for the CAC. We had Panko scallops with sweet potatoes and Brussels Sprouts for dinner and watched 2 more episodes of The Mandalorian. At 2250, itís 17o.
Sun, Feb 13 At 0621, itís 33o with about 1Ē of very wet snow on the ground, but not on the roads. We got shoveled out a little after 9, though it really wasnít necessary. We had tacos for lunch and brief naps. SKD came at 2 with Leo at a birthday party. We watched Raiders of the Lost Ark and served popcorn and cheese and crackers. Leo arrived at 4 and we switched to Mamma Mia until 5, when SKDL took the Lego Hogwarts Train home. We switched to Super Bowl coverage, fueled by a lobster cocktail; Baby Brussels Sprout in Bacon Dip, and Ham Spread. L.A. Rams (23) Ė Cincinnati Bengals (20)o. At 2200, itís 23.
Sat, Feb 12 At 0702, itís 40o. I completed our weekly marketing and Lyd made a quiche for dinner and a few deviled eggs that we topped with some smoked salmon from Billís Christmas basket. Epcot Clue #22 convened at 3. We had the quiche for dinner with sliced ham, and then watched another 3 episodes of the Mandalorian. At 2220, itís 41o with snow in the overnight forecast.
Fri, Feb 11 At 0813, itís 27o. I had a routine appointment with Robin Jasinski, our PCP. She recommended Dr. Hanlee to Lyd and we made that change. Evidence cards for EPCOT Clue #22 were sent. Our nuts order arrived, as did Lydís paper bead necklace. We had Capalinni and clam sauce for dinner, followed by a few episodes of the Mandalorian. At 2245, itís 53o
Thu, Feb 10 At 0652, itís 31o. We picked up repaired jewelry at Dillerís and then went to Thai Bistro for lunch. We restarted the Mandalorian, and, after Lyd went to bed, I watched Come From Away. At 2330, itís 30o.
Wed, Feb 9 At 0731, itís 23o. We had leftovers for lunch after trying Wingspan. Our lighting arrived for the electrical project, but there was no response to calls to the electrician. Following naps, we menu-planned and then had Tilapia Parmesan for dinner with a bottle of Blue Mountain Riesling. We watched the last episode of Ted Lasso, and, at 2125, itís 36o.
Tue, Feb 8 At 0654, itís 28o. I had blood work done for Robin. We gassed up the car and refilled out liquor supply. We then went to Salute for lunch. Following afternoon naps, I finished the Lego Hogwarts Train. In the evening, we watched a pair of Ted Lasso episodes. At 2248, itís 29o.
Mon, Feb 7 At 0730, itís 29o and we had brief snow flurries. We had leftovers for lunch and made a pair of meat loaves for dinner. After a single Ted Lasso, and with no naps, at 2030, itís 35o.
Sun, Feb 6 At 0645, itís 16o. I completed our weekly marketing. We had pork slice sandwiches for lunch. SKDL joined us for a Mexican Layered Dip and a pair of Ice Age movies, reporting Mark and Jen are engaged. We watched a little of the Pro Bowl and had Chicken Pot pie for dinner. We watched 3 episodes of Ted Lasso in the evening, and, at 2100, itís 26o.
Sat, Feb 5 At 0643, itís 26o. We had a few snow flurries in the morning and Bubba Burgers for lunch. Following naps, the game Wingspan arrived. At 3, EPCOT Clue #21 began. We had a long phone conversation with Patsy. We had salmon Teriyaki for dinner and watched a few episodes of Ted Lasso. At 2130, itís 22o.
Fri, Feb 4 At 0741, itís 41o in a light rain. Chip, from Waldman Electric visited and will give us an estimate for the electric work we want done in the kitchen and bedrooms. We ordered lights for the bedroom ceiling from Amazon. A letter from Patsy suggests she is looking to sell her place this spring as it is too much for her. We had filet mignons for dinner and, at 1930, itís 32o.
Thu, Feb 3 At 0732, itís 39o in a light rain. As the rain got heavier, we skipped lunch out and went to the drive-thru at McDonalds. The rain continued all afternoon and we had Chicken Imperial with beets and scalloped potatoes for dinner. We watched a few Ted Lassoís and, at 2200, itís 50o and still raining.
Wed, Feb 2 At 0728, itís 23o. We finished the Zuppa and Kate collected the remaining Kale and a quart of soup. We requested Andrews for several trips and had Lamb Moussaka for dinner. In the evening, we watched Tuesdayís FBI shows. At 2250, itís 38o.
Tue, Feb 1 At 0705, itís 13o. Meghan came for coffee and we finished the CAC Meal reservations. We mailed a bracelet to Patsy and went to Longhorn Steakhouse for lunch. We snacked for dinner and watched a few episodes of Ted Lasso. At 2120, itís 27o.
Mon, Jan 31 At 0757, itís 13o. We started a batch of Zuppa. We had BLTs for lunch and Seafood Newburg for dinner. There was a propane delivery. At 2130, itís 22o.
Sun, Jan 30 At 0730, itís 12o. I completed our weekly marketing and we had vegetable beef soup for lunch. SKDL came at 2 and we watched Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, and made some decisions about the June WDW trip. After they left, we watched the Bengals beat the Chiefs in the AFC and had chili and baked potatoes for dinner. In the evening, we watched the Rams beat the 49ers. The Super Bowl will be the Bengals and the Rams. At 2140, itís 23o.
Sat, Jan 29 At 0706, itís 20o and we got about 1Ē of snow. Weekly marketing has been postponed. ExpressLawn blew us out at 0920. We had omelets and hash browns for lunch. EPCOT Clue #20 convened at 3. At 2055, itís 18o.
Fri, Jan 28 At 0733, itís 29o. A light snow started at 0730, with more in the forecast. I sent the Clue cards and Meghan brought us our Girl Scout cookies. We had veal Francaise with sugar snap peas for dinner. At 2122, itís 31o and snowing.
Thu, Jan 27 At 0657, itís 11o. We menu-planned in the morning and then went to Masa for lunch. We both had naps and then finished our Masa sushi for dinner. In the evening, we watched Guardians of the Galaxy. At 2135. Itís 27o.
Wed, Jan 26 At 0647, itís 17o. We had split pea soup and salads for lunch and leftover pot roast with mashed potatoes and corn for dinner. In the evening, we watched The Greatest Showman. At 2140, itís 19o.
Tue, Jan 25 At 0724, itís 32o. I had a toenail trim and then stopped at Sprecherís meats and Adelphia Seafood. We went to Anthonyís Pizza for lunch. We came home to naps. With no dinner, at 2210, itís 28o.
Mon, Jan 24 At 0631, itís 25o. Cara was here at 7 and finished at 0830. I ordered a scooter for WDW in March. Lyd made a pot of split pea soup and we had it for lunch. We had a duck breast magret for dinner with yellow rice and scalloped apples. At 2307, itís 32o.
Sun, Jan 23 At 0640, itís 18o. I completed our weekly marketing and Lyd stewed an 8-pound Perdue Roaster. We finished the Chicken Divan from Friday night for lunch. SKDL came at 2 and we watched Maleficent. After they left, we watched the Rams beat the Bucs and had leftover shrimp creole over yellow rice for dinner. We then switched over to the Bills loss to the Chiefs. At 2155, itís 29o.
Sat, Jan 22 At 0718, itís 9o and marketing has been postponed. Lyd made a batch of Oyster Brie Soup using the Brown Derby recipe and it was excellent. Following naps, EPCOT Clue #19 started at 3. We had a pork tenderloin roast with latkes and a tossed salad and watched NFL playoff games. At 2145, itís 21o.
Fri, Jan 21 At 0816, itís 17o, and both boys went to school. I sent the Clue cards for Saturday. We menu-planned and finished Thursday nightís pasta for dinner. We watched Thursday nightís CBS shows, previously recorded, and made a lovely batch of Chicken Divan for dinner. At 2115, itís 20o.
Thu, Jan 20 At 0654, itís 37o in a light rain; no snow. For March WDW, I booked Jiko and changed our Citricos reservation to 1920. The snow began at 0900, mixed with ice, and we canceled our plans to go out for lunch, opting, instead, for grilled cheese. We had angel hair pasta and clam sauce for dinner and completed the World War II in Color episodes. At 2120, itís 24o.
Wed, Jan 19 At 0713, itís 28o. We optimized the fridge and the crab, from Claytonís, arrived. We finished the leftovers from Austinís for lunch and had a lamb potpie for dinner. At 2140, itís 36o with snow in the overnight forecast.
Tue, Jan 18 At 0715, itís 34o. I had a haircut at Great Clips and we ordered crab from Claytons in Cambridge, MD. We booked the pre-cruise trip and our flights for the New England cruise in August. We went to Austinís for lunch. Following naps, we watched the NCIS shows from Monday evening. In the evening, we watched a few more episodes of World War II in Color. At 2211, itís 27o.
Mon, Jan 17 At 0710, itís 34o and we got about 1-2Ē of snow. By 0900, ExpressLawn had cleared our driveway and walks even though there is still a gentle snow. We watched The Eternals in the afternoon and had Tilapia Parmesan for dinner with cabbage sallet. At 2300, itís 36o.
Sun, Jan 16 At 0704, itís 6o! We froze the chicken salad and the chili and finished the Yardley crab cakes for lunch. In the afternoon, we watched Tampa Bay humiliate the Eagles. The snow started about 4. We had tortellini for dinner and watched the 49erís over Dallas. At 2000, itís 25o and snowing.
Sat, Jan 15 At 0634, itís 15o with snow expected tomorrow. We froze yesterdayís French Onion Soup and made a gallon+ of chili. Following naps, EPCOT Clue #18 went off at 3. We made a lemon chicken stir fry over Asian noodles with an acorn squash for dinner, while watching the LA Raiders lose to the Cincinnati Bengals followed by Buffalo drubbing New England. At 2220, itís 15o.
Fri, Jan 14 At 0731, itís 28o. With "quite cold" in Saturdayís forecast and snow in Sundayís, I completed our weekly marketing. Leo has tested positive for Covid. We had leftovers for lunch and crab cakes and cabbage sallet for dinner. At 2047, itís 28o.
Thu, Jan 13 At 0709, itís 28o. We went to Diller Jewelers on our way to Thai Bistro for lunch. At 1830, I opened the Zoom room for the family and we played a few rounds of Trivial Pursuit ladder. At 2145, itís 30o.
Wed, Jan 12 At 0713, itís 19o. Lyd had her leftover Ganlyís boxty for lunch. We watched Tuesdayís recorded shows and brought in the red/green Christmas lights. At 1530, the Christmas tree went to the curb. In the evening, we had my momís Baked Chicken Salad for dinner. At 2032, itís 29.
Tue, Jan 11 At 0712. Itís 18o. I had a regular eye appointment with Dr. Campanella; all OK. I pulled the red/green light bulbs, but the stakes are still frozen into the planters. We went to Ganlyís for lunch. We started the Book of Boba Fett on Disney+. At 2207, itís 16o.
Mon, Jan 10 At 0817, itís 27o. Though Cara was expected, her husband has tested positive for Covid and her cleaning day has been postponed. Lyd made a large pot of Red Sauce and we had tri-tip sandwiches for lunch. At 1520, the Berks County website notified us that Lydís jury duty for tomorrow is canceled. We had vermicelli with Lydís red sauce and sweet sausages for dinner. At 2150, itís 25o. Georgia beat Alabama for the National Championship in football.
Sun, Jan 9 At 0731, itís 31o with a light freezing rain. We furloughed the AeroGarden for a while. We had vegetable beef soup for lunch and SKDL joined us. They took all the Christmas stuff to the basement and we watched Clue. Later, we had chicken cannelloni for dinner and watched The Kingsmen: Golden Circle. The Eagles are in the playoffs, and, at 2257, itís 34o.
Sat, Jan 8 At 0736, itís 18o. I completed our weekly marketing and we had tuna salad for lunch while watching division I NCAA Football. EPCOT Clue#17 opened at 3. We had meatloaf and potato cakes with Fleming Butter for dinner. We started the NFL game between the Cowboys and the Eagles. At 2100, itís 22o.
Fri, Jan 7 At 0729, itís 28o with about 1.5Ē of overnight snow. We continued the dismantling of Christmas decorations. ExpressLawn ďblewĒ us out at 1030. We had Kraut soup for lunch and Wyomissing Fire Department inspected our smoke detectors and installed a CO monitor. We had a smoked half-duck for dinner. We watched recorded shows in the evening, and at 2210, itís 24o.
Thu, Jan 6 At 0709, itís 31o. We did a recon run for Lydís scheduled Jury Duty, next week, and she had her crown installed on her lower right wisdom tooth. We elected not to go out for lunch and finished our ADR planning for the March WDW trip. I called Wyomissing FD and asked for a safety inspection. The duty Captain will call tomorrow. Whereas we skipped lunch out, we had a half box of vermicelli and 2 cans of clam sauce, to which Lyd added a dash of Red Pepper Flakes. I added a bottle of M.A.N. Pinotage. At 2040, itís 33o and snowing.
Wed, Jan 5 At 0744, itís 29o. We had leftovers for lunch and continued our March WDW planning. We made Salmon Teriyaki for dinner with Pappardelle and scalloped apples. At 2209, itís 32o.
Tue, Jan 4 At 0812, itís 20o. We had planned to have salmon for dinner until we discovered the salmon, purchased from Giant, was, in fact, chum salmon from China. It went to the refuse bin. We went to Salute for lunch. On the way home, we stopped at Adelphia and picked up a slab of Norwegian Salmon. We continued the ADR planning for Marchís WDW trip. At 2207, itís 28o.
Mon, Jan 3 At 0717, itís 31o. At 1100 Bill and Vicki left for Baltimore after a nice visit, and arrived at 1400. We started the planning for the days they will be joining us at WDW and had chili for lunch. Lyd made a chicken pot pie for dinner, and our recorded scripted shows returned. At 2245, itís 24o.
Sun, Jan 2 At 0736, itís 52o. I completed additional marketing. Lyd had clam chowder and I had ahi tuna for lunch. SKDL arrived shortly after 2 and we watched Philadelphia, eventually, beat Washington 20-16.. Sal left at 4 for their shopping and Bill and Vicki arrived soon thereafter. KDL left and Bill & Vicki, and we had a dinner of lasagna. Bill and Vicki will join us March 4-5 at WDW. We also discussed an ACL cruise in the near future. At 2218, itís 39o.
Sat, Jan 1 At 0738, itís 50o in a light rain. We had our Black Eyed Peas (Goya canned) with Bloody Caesars. Phone conversations started negotiations with Bill and Vicki Payne to join us at WDW in March. Theyíre in Massachusetts and will stop here, tomorrow, on their way back to Florida. We finished the Tournament of Roses parade with Lobster Maslo and a bottle of Asti Spumante. At 1300, we watched the Citrus Bowl with Iowa and Kentucky. We had cognac shrimp for dinner and watched 3 quarters of the Rose Bowl. At 2015, itís 53o in a steady rain.