Apr 162014
 April 16, 2014  Posted by  No Responses »
Spring wrappin' and rollin'

I’ve never ventured into the spring roll realm. Burritos? Sure. Won tons? Yes. But never these plastic-like sheets of rice paper that melt into sticky, pliable wrappers when submerged in hot water. They’re a challenge, that’s for sure. According to my people, though, they’re pretty darned tasty!

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Apr 142014
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Cows, calving and perfect timing

We passed by the neighbor’s maternity ward on the way home from church yesterday. It’s a nice big pasture that’s easy to see — a perfect spot for mothers-to-be. My daughter was first to spot this newcomer. It was getting encouragement and a good lickin’ from its mother and another cow. We decided she was the midwife because it later appeared this new mama had twins —at least we think so. There were two calves in this huddle when we arrived and three when we returned.

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