Monthly Archives: October 2006

Wine this Week

JK Carriere 2004 Provocateur Pinot Noir   Archery Summit 2004 Ribbon Ridge Pinot Noir Looney Vineyard   Lafazanis St George 2005 – Regional Dry Red Wine of the Peloponnese’lafazanis’ Greek wine, under $10- discovered at our tasting at … Continue reading

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Thought for Today

“The past cannot be changed. The future is still in your power.”       Hugh White (1773 – 1840), American Politician   Another good quote for getting over downfalls and moving on.

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Toddler motivation, womens expo and rewards

This fall Carl is taking a class through Parks and Rec called "Munchkin Sports." It gives really little kids an overview to a variety of sports in a non-competitive program. They are covering sports that Carl has shown an interest … Continue reading

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Weight Loss and other things

My weight loss is back on track – I was down 3 lbs at my weigh-in. I lost what I gained last week, plus .2 (2 tenths) of a pound. At the meeting we talked about food colors and the … Continue reading

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Quote that fits…

I found a quote that fit my entry yesterday – about my husbands pursuit of higher education:   Education is not the taming or domestication of the soul’s raw passions — not suppressing them or excising them, which would deprive … Continue reading

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Household updates

Things have been changing in our home. My husband has started graduate school – working on a PhD in physics. So besides homework that I can’t even begin to fathom, he has to figure out a research project, fund and … Continue reading

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Brown Rice

2.5 cup fat free chicken broth1 cup brown rice2 Tablespoons Paula’s No-Fat Roasted Garlic Dressing2 green onions Lemon Flaxseed Oilsalt Chop onions. In saucepan combine broth, rice, dressing and onions. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 45 until rice … Continue reading

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