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Old 03-01-2017, 08:31 AM   #3865
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Good morning Maggie... another adventure behind you... and well handled... here's hoping you get the right site back... enjoy the morning... hugs and love from out here...
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Old 03-01-2017, 08:33 AM   #3866
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Hi Miss Gail, and thank you.

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Old 03-01-2017, 08:37 AM   #3867
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Your post went in before I got mine posted... good the site change worked for you... enjoy the soup on a rainy day....perfect... hope it doesn't rain too much there... keep having fun!!
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Old 03-01-2017, 10:57 AM   #3868
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Chicken Noodle Soup, from scratch, in the IP in about 1 1/2 hours, starting with one large, frozen chicken breast.
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Old 03-01-2017, 04:37 PM   #3869
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Looks great...what do you do for broth in the interstate??? Do you carry broth along or use that "better than bullion"... I really like that product.... ok sweet friend... enjoy the afternoon and the soup....
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Old 03-01-2017, 05:18 PM   #3870
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It was quite delicious, actually, and I loved getting it together quickly, using only electricity.

I carry the cubes in here...yuk, I know, but they are space economical, and I only needed two because the chicken and the veggies cooked together made a flavor almost good enough.

At home I would do a chicken in a pot...real broth...but, I'm not home.

Rain off and on today, but Lily has had a couple of good walks.

Poor dear, she is exhausted from hypervigilance...that Bulldog has been stressful for her.


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Old 03-01-2017, 07:08 PM   #3871
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I had an incident with a bulldog... some friends came to visit... the door was unlocked and they came in, bulldog first... Gracie freaked out... barking and snarling at it... they stayed several days, but she could not be in the same room with that dog without going bonkers, barking and growling... it was a very sweet dog... I guess she just never got over the way it came charging in??? Who knows... raining off and on here too... well, Oregon.. hugs and l love to the both of you.... rest well....
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Old 03-02-2017, 05:05 AM   #3872
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I finished Irena's Children last night.

There were so many everyday individuals during this time, who did what they could, taking extraordinary risks to save thousands of Jewish men, women, and children.

They fed them, they hid them, they brought those who could hide in plain sight into their own families, and they funneled others thru underground networks out of the country

They couldn't stop the slaughter, and they couldn't save them all, but they saved some.

They stepped up, and they did what they could.


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Old 03-02-2017, 06:48 AM   #3873
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We, at Croton Point Campground.

Plenty of trees, and on a point reaching into the Hudson River, this is not an unattractive place, but what it does have to offer is detracted from by it appearing more to be a Mobile Home Park than a Campground.

Mostly inhabited by long term or permanent residents.

Massive propane tanks, decks, large grills and other outside items covered by tarps, 2-3 vehicles at many sites, etc....just not terribly visually appealing, but if you need proximity to the City, this would be hard to beat.

It is also quiet, and seems rather rural....with several wide open spaces within the campground, and nearby, where a dog can rip around.

Both Amtrak and Metro North run thru here, from what I can tell.

http://www.village.croton-on

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New soy candles, on the road.

The tumbler in front is one of those recycled glass ones you can find at TJMaxx and Home Goods for $1.99, which I picked up while shopping with darling daughter the other day...it's pale amethyst.

We are cleaned a bit in here, Lily seems caught up on her rest , tomorrow will be picking up some provisions and heading back to the new house for the weekend and into the early part of next week.

Both D and SIL are off for the next two weeks, so when I have outlived my general usefulness I will mosey on and leave them to their own selves in their new home.

It's been an okay stay here, and now I have seen this place.... a nice little break, and Lily has enjoyed immensely sleeping undisturbed.
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Good morning Maggie... lovely candles... what are those wicks??? They look like wood or paper??? Just wondering.. enjoy the morning... hugs and pats from out here... keep having fun!!
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They are wooden wicks, and I don't really like them...they don't have the flame of a regular wick, but I'm trying to use them up.

Zipped over to the TJ's in Danbury, CN, and picked up some things for the weekend, and to make dinner tonight....also coffee.

Back at the house, have some laundry in and am going to do a little cleaning for DD and SSIL, who have the next two weeks off.

Cold here, and going to get colder.


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Than you Maggie for the very informative remarks about Croton Point Park. Always appreciate your comments on the many parks that you have managed to stay at. Jim
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You're welcome.

Another bit of information on this park...it is off season, and the sole office person informed me twice that "only a few" sites were kept available for "transients", and this apparently did not include those winterized (water spigots taped and heated), full hookup sites overlooking the water.

I was not allowed to choose from available sites, either Tuesday when I first called or on Wednesday when I needed to move.

She said I had to be "assigned" a site, tho I saw no other overnighters during the 3 days I was there, and no one in any of the other, empty, winterized sites...nor particularly the nice sites overlooking the water.

In spite of the high cost, the premium sites may be kept back for locals or regulars.

It wasn't bad, and there were some positives, but I can't say that I was impressed, nor that I would be eager to return.

Because, why.

I have brought my IP into the new house, and am making this for dinner..

Hearty Sausage, Kale and Potato Soup

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