I am very thankful

I am very thankful this thanksgiving.
I am thankful for good health and especially for finally quitting smoking.

I am thankful for family, my kids are my strength.
I am thankful that I am busy with work and still find a little time for volunteering.

I am thankful I still don’t look my age, or feel it as yet.
I am thankful for seeing friends and reconnecting with some after 20 plus years.

I am also thankful for the new friends I have made this year, you inspire me.
I am thankful that I still live in the greatest country in the world.

What are you thankful for?

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Goodbye Mr. Moose

One of my daughters favorite places to eat has suddenly closed its doors. We went there for my birthday in fact this past November 5th and I kissed the moose with my daughter. What we didn’t know was that we were kissing Mr. Moose Good Bye for good, because Bugaboo creek’s corporate entity (CB Holdings) closed 9 restaurants in MA and in RI. It’s sad because she will miss all the moving animals, but it does explain why Timber the evergreen tree had Laryngitis for thelast two years. Good Bye Bugaboo Creek good bye Mr Moose and Timber.

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Somebody handed me a chicken…

Daddy Meal on the Fly #1
Somebody handed me a rotisserie chicken today that had been in fridge since Sunday. Never opened and refrigerated. I had planned on making my kids pasta but now I had a chicken. I knew I had no gravy at home so I hit the 7/11. They had no gravy, but had Chicken broth and cream of mushroom soup. I suspect the ladies just went aha but the guys are thinking what the F…

So I tore apart the chicken and cubed the breasts, I put the chicken broth and mushroom soup mix on slow boilI opened a can of sweet peas and I also cooked some rice in my rice cooker (but you can use stove top instead if you like.) Toss the cubed chicken and peas into the broth and mushroom concoction and slow cook for about a ½ hour. Bring to boil
then turn it down low so any unneeded water evaporates.

When Rice cooker is done with rice ( about the same ½ hour) spoon rice out and cover with Chicken, Mushroom and peas stuff. It’s ok to accept praise from your kids on this dish but you will feel guilty doing so I know I did.

It was really good and the 14 year old boy had thirds…

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