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Sunday, March 27, 2011

Last Time

Today was another beautiful day! Harry and I woke up early, as usual. But I would counter that later with a nice afternoon nap.

The cats are enjoying the return of the birds. This is one of their favorite perches in the summer.

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After a relaxing cup of coffee, Harry got busy making our breakfast.

Of course, as everyone anticipated, we had pancakes and bacon.

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Yum, yum, yum…

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After breakfast, we headed to Scotia to the condo.

As you can see, another beautiful day – I can’t wait to see green grass and leaves on the trees!

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You may recall that we had the heat pump replaced a few weeks ago. At that time, they replaced the thermostat, which was a little different shape than the old one. That was our project today. Harry wanted to fix the wall and have it all ship-shape for the new owner.

This is a view of the condo as we are driving in the parking lot, and the area next to the new digital thermostat.

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Harry put a coat of primer, and then a coat of paint. The only reason we were there for a bit is that we waited 30 minutes for the primer coat to dry. While we were waiting, I tried out the “phone tether to the computer for internet” setup that Harry worked on recently. It worked so great! I am looking forward to having internet in the car while we are traveling to Tennessee.

Well, good-bye condo! This was most likely my last trip there. Harry will take a short run over next Saturday to put another coat on the small area he repaired, but I will be working.

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And then it was back home, where I took that aforementioned nap, and then baked a batch of biscuits. We wanted to try our maple cream that we bought at the sugarhouse yesterday. Yes, this day basically revolved around food! Be right back

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Speaking of….I had no idea how many recipes there were that included maple syrup as an ingredient. I did some searching this morning and found a lot out there – Pork Chops with Maple Mustard Sauce, Maple-Glazed Chicken Breasts, Baked Maple Custards, Maple Barbeque Sauce, just to mention a few. Hmmm, think I better get back to consistent walking before I start trying any of these out!!

Have a great evening!!

9 days until vacation! Open-mouthed smile

10 comments:

  1. Yum! I only buy real maple syrup, none of the fake stuff from the grocery store. Maple syrup is good on oatmeal.

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  2. I had some maple sugar candy once that was really good!

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  3. Yes, maple sugar candy is so good!! We couldn't buy any yesterday because they were all sold out of their candy.

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  4. After reading your blog about maple syrup Saturday night, I went to be thinking about pancakes. Sunday morning, same thing, so we went to I-Hop for a pancake breakfast.

    I have to say though that your pancakes and bacon looked a lot better than our I-Hop breakfast!!

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  5. I am hungry now!!...I want pancakes!!..your breakfast looked yummy!!

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  6. I agree with everyone - those pancakes look so delicious, I might have to make pancakes for breakfast tomorrow morning.

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  7. I love maple syrup. I'm the same as Teri, I will pass on pancake syrup unless it is maple. The other is usually flavored, colored, diluted corn syrup. Ok, what is maple cream?

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  8. Maple cream is kind of like peanut butter - only it's maple! :) It's what was spread on those biscuits in the last picture. I am also planning on trying it mixed in with vanilla ice cream. :) I better get walking!!

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  9. Yer thinkin' them cats ain't a watchin' fer the birds. I.M. thinkin' that y'all has got them so brainwarshed with all them snow posts, that they is a sittin' they're a watchin' and waitin' fer the first snow of winter to come, the heck with summer.

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  10. Yummy looking pancakes and bacon.

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