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... using the blistering heat he arranged pieces of fresh chorizo sausage in a glazed terracotta baking dish and when they are sizzling, in goes the slices of haloumi, dredged in flour. Once melted, they are put together with a diamond of roasted peeled red pepper to make a starter to our FWO dinner. Dough punched down and rested then shaped into pizzas to be cooked directly on the white hot base of the oven. Provolone adds a piquancy to the fresh mozzarella. The tomato sauce ...
Today was a much better day…we're on a fairgrounds lot within walking distance of a Casey’s gas station, there was an easy place to leave Fridman’s car and we’re on level, solid ground. That’s enough to make me weep with joy. There’s a small ditch we need to cross to get to the tent, so as long as it doesn’t rain today, we’re golden. We’re set up right next to the horses and ponies who are loving the sunshine and relatively ...
... the bag over and I thanked him profusely and then 10 minutes later, Raul brought the fishing rod over. Sigh. I apologized and thanked him profusely.
Next morning, we were all routed to a temporary lot while Alex and co. attempted to find a secondary lot that would work better for us. We are still towing Fridman’s car and since the street we were turning onto was both narrow and a dead end, we had no idea where to put it. ...
... in a gas station and walked back to our rooms and are getting ready to just relax.
We are going to get get on the road at 6:00am and try another long day, but don't think we will get home until sometime Saturday late. We know our limits so we are just doing what we can.
Thanks for everyone thinking of us and staying in touch through this blog, email, texting or Facebook.
Talk to you all soon,
Vic & JO
... the eyes of a
young homesick 19 year old GI wanting to be with his wife and baby
What stood out to her as
she read was his strength of character. At 19 when the other GI’s
were partying in Paris, he stayed on base and went to church
regularly with one of his buddies named Bruner. In her scrapbook
along with the letters, were bulletins from the American Church in
Paris. She realized one was ...