Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Joy of Gardening

Last month, after fear of frost was gone, I trimmed the trees and bushes, bought some plants, and sowed some seeds. I love watching things grow, and I derive great satisfaction from pulling weeds. Some of my potted plants were … Continue reading

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Casserole Night

While the kids were growing up, almost every night was casserole night. They were hearty entrees with meat and vegetables together in one sauce or another. Casseroles are great for potluck suppers, too. Recipe:  Cheesy Potato and Sausage Casserole 4 medium yellow potatoes, sliced 1 … Continue reading

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A Perfect Morning

*The air was cooler, less humid this morning as Danny left for work. Hooray! I opened cross-ventilating windows to let in some fresh air, but I’ll have to remember to close them before I leave to play golf with Dad. … Continue reading

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Egg Hunting and Croquet

Easter Sunday at the Kelsey’s included egg hunting, croquet, eating, and talking. A very nice day, even though many members were celebrating elsewhere. We were all glad that Amy, who had a mastectomy and lymphadenectomy five days earlier was able … Continue reading

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“Rio”

If you haven’t seen “Rio” yet, you should – unless you’re like my parents, who never ever watch animated movies. In Danny’s and my opinions, Dad and Mom miss out on a lot of good family fun by excluding these … Continue reading

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Drought or Flood

*Last year we had plenty of rain and gorgeous wildflowers. We even had an unexpected flood that did a lot of damage…This year we are in a drought and the wildflowers were almost nil. In Comal County we are allowed … Continue reading

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“Win Win” and “Water for Elephants”

Last weekend Danny and I went to the Bijou Cinema Bistro theater in San Antonio, where IFC and foreign films are shown. (New Braunfels theaters do not offer these types.) The Bijou has big, comfortable seating, tables for eating, and a menu of salads, … Continue reading

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