It's about time.

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Cooking, Swimming and Pot Luck



Our Location today is Old Town, Florida.

Last night when we went to bed we really felt tired and we’re not awake for very long after our heads hit the pillows. The difference from the night before and last night was that I slept past 8:00 this morning. The taking pictures of the sunrise out of the question I proceeded to get breakfast prepared while Kathy made her way to the kitchen. I was even complimented on the French Toast that I had made but I credited those to my cooking teacher (Kathy) having taught me to do them the right way.
After breakfast we sat at the computers with the plan of having a laid back kind of day. Kathy started reading her third book since we have arrived here in Florida while I continued getting caught up on some of my spreadsheets.
Views around the park.
By 11:00 we decided it was time to make some homemade chicken noodle soup. We got together to strip the carcass down. Once we had that in the pot to make our stock I chopped the celery and onions for flavoring because Kathy has been having problems with sharp knives lately. While the stock simmered on the stove I continued chopping the chicken and carrots that would soon become the soup.
The sites are well partitioned in this park. That's our trailer somewhere in there.
Since there is cooler weather heading our way later this week we thought this afternoon would be a great time to try the pool and hot-tub out. While there we had the chance to visit with other park guest learning where they were from and where they’ll be heading when they leave the park in the spring.
Kathy's shoulder as she heads to the pool.
It was at that point that someone in the pool asked if we were going to be attending the Pot Luck dinner at the pavilion tonight. We had only glance at one of the sheets we were given and didn’t think much about it so our new found friends convinced us to attend.
Looking out our rear window towards the Suwannee Riverfront sites.
Back at the trailer we decided to head to the nearest grocery to find something to bring for the supper. Ten and a half miles later we were combing the aisles of the grocery store and since we were too late to cook something up decided on buying a couple of cakes for dessert. After another ten and a half miles back to the trailer Kathy took the time to cut the cakes into serving size pieces.
The Park supplied Hotdogs and Hamburgers.
 Two hours later when we left the Pot Luck dinner we had met many more people from the park, had and enjoyable tasty meal and had no cake left to take back to the trailer.
Pot Luck Attendees from the park.
Kathy and I would like to welcome Gay and Joe from the blog good-time-rollin as our latest blog followers. They hay been fulltimers for over a year now and are exploring this beautiful land we all love along with their four fur kids. Again thanks for following our blog post and for anyone who would like to read more of their adventures feel free to click on the link.
More Pot Luck attendees from the Park.
Thanks for following along and feel free to leave a comment. Be Safe and Enjoy!

It’s about time.

Krackers

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4 comments:

  1. Thank you for the warm welcome! I hope that chicken noodle soup didn't go to waste! I could sure use a day at the pool....been missing the warm sun rays lately! And pot lucks.....what fun! A sure bet you will meet lots of nice people and have some yummy food as well! I am usually stuffed when we leave!

    Thanks again.....until next time...

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  2. A very hot humid day here in Louisiana too. But gonna get cool for a few days. Looks like y'all had a great day!

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  3. The pool certainly looked inviting!

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  4. happy to see your having a blast..and your internet is working!!!! :)

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