Saturday, June 9, 2012

Almost Saturday

I had a good day because I learned a lesson.  Again.  Listen and keep your mouth s-h-u-t.  Now let's see if I can remember that.

I am being beaten soundly in a Words With Friends game.  I had the worst letters in the world.  bunches of e's, numerous i's and too many a's.  I had to swap letters twice which means two turns lost right there. I can't catch up.  The score is me:  309 VS him: 368.  Sigh.

I went to where the wild flowers are and took some pictures.  I had to delete about 20 of the 42 I brought home.

I have home cooked pinto beans on my mind with some cold cole slaw to have with and I like to boil a few potato quarters in the pinto put with its juices.  The potatoes pick up the flavor..just call me Southern, which I am.  Put a bit of chopped onion into the beans and add a hunk of corn bread..just close my eyes when I'm done.

Twin said she almost bought some cherries while out.  Be still my beating heart.  EVERY time I buy those I eat them till I bust wide open.  Soon as I feel better I do it again.

Here's something from this morning's hunt.  Aside from some mosquito bites that is.




13 comments:

  1. Well, I am 72 years old, and I STILL don't know how to keep my mouth shut!:-)

    Pinto beans, cole slaw, and cornbread are a favorite around here! Onion in the beans, but I've not cooked potatoes in with them.

    Nice wildflower picture! Sorry about the mosquito bites.:( Seems to be their time to cause some problems.

    Have a good night!

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  2. That is really a beautiful shot of the wildflowers.

    Rae is the one who cooks pinto beans. I haven't cooked any in a very long time and never with potato in it. I will remember that though as it sounds so good especially with the cornbread.

    The cherries were advertised at $3.49 a lb but there wasn't a cherry of any kind in the produce dept. So I bought red seedless grapes instead at 98 cents a pound.

    xxxooo

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  3. Ham Hocks and Pinto beans used to be a favorite of ours back in the military days. Haven't thought about them in years actually. The picture you too is very very nice. Hope you are having a wonderful day and finally beating whoever you are playing with.

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  4. I love that picture. Funnily enough I tried to take a pic of something similar today and failed completely. Now I can enjoy yours :)

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  5. That's a great photo! I'd like to invite it to a group, if you would post it on Flickr. I commonly take at least two shots of any one subject, usually more (Ron, not so many), so I wind up deleting a whole lot of shots.

    I avoid competitive games. :-)

    If you can find them, I recommend yellow-eye beans, yellow split peas, canary beans, and/or red ball beans (frijol bola roja). The yellow-eye beans might be at a health food store or a shop that sells bulk foods in sensible amounts. The other three might be found at an international foods store that has a good selection of Goya products.

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  6. Wild flowers are such wonderful things! I love that shot there, I would have taken a shot like that myself if I could have! Sorry I'm late to get here...I've been so occupied with things lately...wish they were fun things...ah well.

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  7. Hi Sis,
    Today is (Queen's birthday) I was all days with my friends
    just gone through all my emails meager results I always motivated to buy the dam things.
    The potatoes are not cooked yet amounts while some time for lately.
    I do appreciate you checking in on me sometime I dropped off to sleep unintelligent for an hour.

    I was very happy today from Sis,Katie,and Miyuki,
    Thank you I will be very happy for me.
    xoxoxox
    Love you...

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  8. Oh that is a beautiful picture of wild flower!!
    I love pinto beans, too. Adding corn bread...it sounds yummy!

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  9. Hi There, It's great to hear from you again.. It's been a long time... I love comments --so come back soon!!!!!

    OH--how I love pinto beans and cornbread. But--even though I put onions, ham and bacon in mine, I've never heard of putting potatoes in them... Neat idea!!! Thanks...

    Hope you are having a great summer.
    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  10. First of all great pic! Didn't Glen Campbell sing "Pinto Beans on my Mind"?
    You have made me very hungry.

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  11. Sometimes it's hard to keep quiet. A person could bite off their tongues at times. Love the flowers. I hate when your Words with Friends tray is either all vowels or consonants.

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  12. What a great picture, Carole! Sorry to hear the skeeters got you, though!

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  13. Deareest Carole,

    Thanks for your visits and comments and your writing is fun. Oh, we never learn and about the cherries... I ate most of them before we went on our trip to Florida. LOVE them and I can't stop either.
    Love to you,
    Mariette

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