Dec 22, 2011

Old-fashioned Christmas Caroling in Poway


Jul 17, 2011

Find the hummingbird nest

hint: look towards the middle of the picture


I know this is gross, but I'd never seen a tick like this before. Got it off our poor Angie dog the other day. It's huge and it's disgusting. Her bite seems to have healed up ok and she's fine. But it gave me nightmares.


Jun 11, 2011

Headless Dog?

Scottish Tablet

My first attempt at making Scottish Tablet. It's not really a fudge, as it's harder and crumbly compared to the creaminess of fudge. It tastes exactly like what it is: Sugar, real butter, and condensed milk. Although it's supposed to be crumbly, mine came out a bit more grainy than I hoped. I figure this must be because the condensed milk I used was fat-free. Still, so yummy!

And to balance that out, health food!


Silly dogs!

May 23, 2011

Poway Walmart is big enough already!

As it is now, it can take as much as five minutes to get through a single intersection in the area of Poway Rd. and Community. Traffic backs up for several cycles at the lights, and there's gridlock. There are residents nearby who can't leave their homes without traveling through these busy intersections to get out.

Yet Walmart wants to expand and bring in even more traffic to this mostly residential area. They should do it elsewhere, away from homes who won't be thrilled to hear the 24-hour noise.

Of course many residents who don't live within a short distance of Walmart might be thrilled at the thought of being able to buy cheaper meat that's injected with saltwater, since they don't have to travel through that traffic every time they leave their house.

Does Walmart care about nearby families whose children play outside and seniors trying to cross a busy street? Does Poway's City Council care about the quality of life for all Poway residents?

We shall soon find out.


Apr 2, 2011

Springtime flowers


Dandelions are flowers too!

Apr 1, 2011

Mar 14, 2011

Poway Housing

Let's make those trees disappear and replace them with a low-income housing project, like this one on Brighton in Old Poway. Peeking right over the western-style shop buildings adds so much country charm... NOT!

And then be sure there isn't enough space for the kids to play.

Speaking of housing, where are the slums in Poway where people are forced to live?

Now here's a redevelopment dream come true:

Mar 12, 2011

Vanilla Sugar

Throw some vanilla beans in a container of sugar and forget about them. It preserves the beans for later use, and you have vanilla flavored sugar for coffee.

Feb 10, 2011

Peanut butter

Choosy moms choose generic store brand peanut butter!