Visitors 

Last night, we were blessed with some awesome visitors.  My son from another mother and his Lady Fair came with their mechanical beast of burden and three animal side kicks. It was fantastic to see them as they have their own major move, even farther than ours. So we had our New Year's dinner early … Continue reading Visitors 

The lengths we go to…

Okay, so having an internet connection was a necessity for our living here, for a variety of reasons.  We had to settle for satellite, which is better than nothing, but has limitations. As the router is in my office, my desktop is hard wired.  Everyone else is on wireless. That, too, has limitations.  These range … Continue reading The lengths we go to…

Getting Started on Starter 

There is a fair bit of variety of sourdough starter recipes.  The first one we made used potato water - an unpeeled potato boiled until soft, then mashed into its own cooking water - as the liquid. In essence, though, getting a new starter going is just flour and water, left to sit.  Anything else … Continue reading Getting Started on Starter