Friday, October 25, 2019

Lillian’s Slow-Cooker Beef Stew

Submitted by Nancy Dynes, Goose Neck, SC

Tapioca is used to thicken this comfort food dish. If you don’t have any on hand, substitute an equal amount of flour.


2 lbs. stew beef cubes

2 potatoes, peeled and quartered

3 stalks of celery, diced

4 carrots, peeled and thickly sliced

2 onions, quartered

2 c. cocktail vegetable juice

1/3 c. quick-cooking tapioca, uncooked

1 T. sugar

1 T. salt

1/2 t. dried basil

1/4 t. pepper

  1. Arrange beef and vegetables in a 5-quart slow cooker.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients; pour into slow cooker.
  3. Cover and cook on high setting one hour; reduce heat to low setting and cook 7 hours.

Serves 8

Monday, October 21, 2019

American Lady

Saturday Adventure Part 2

Sandy Creek
 Birch with Moss
Moshier Dam
Bridge Over Sunday Creek
You've Got Mail - Stillwater
Beaver River
Stillwater Reservoir

Saturday Adventure

Francis Lake Outlet
Francis Lake
Francis lake
Pine Cone
Francis Lake from boat launch

Erie Canal Lecture

Marilyn Fuller, Snatch, John  Anderson, and Tom Meier

Saturday Walk Around Camp Michael

Chickadee on neighbor's roof
Red-breasted nuthatch in neighbor's yard
Nest on neighbor's window
Temperature during walk
Autumn leaves
Beech Tree leaves
Ruby Meadowlark Dragonfly

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Week 42

Upon seeing James Poniewozik appear on the Newshour, obtained this book from a local library. President Trump has used television to capture America’s attention and spin stories.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Tim's Pumpkin Patch

And the skies are not cloudy all day
John Denver 

More interpretations at Skywatch Friday.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Week 41

Upon seeing Tim Alberta appear on Washington Week, obtained this book from a local library. At a time when truth is under attack, Tim Alberta gives us hope.

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Week 40

Do not expect Joe Pickett. But colloquial language regarding Montana makes for an excellent read.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019


Tim's Pumpkin Patch

Tim's Pumpkin Patch

Tim's Pumpkin Patch
Witch Impaled




                               Wicked Witch of the West 

                                           Barn People