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Re: missed posts and the weekend

Okay - here's my weekend. I made Moussaka. I went to Greece, came home and have to make Greek food to extend the vacation aura. The next time someone sees me say or hears me say I am making Moussaka I want you to slap my head. It took the ENTIRE weekend!!!! First you make the meat sauce, the you fry the potatoes, then you bake the eggplant, then you saute the peppers, then you make the bechemal, then you grate the parmesan . . . THERE ARE GREEEK DINERS ALL OVER NJ!!!!! What was I thinking?????? PS They found my luggage and threw it in my driveway. No phone call, email notification or anything. Unbelievably, it was intact and nothing was missing! Still, I would never fly British Air again even if they gave me a ticket!


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Enjoy, Kiakar!


kiakar wrote:
Hey you three; I will let you know I am not being a snob or do I have a rowdy social life, but my daughter and her two sons have been here from Martinsburg West Va. and I haven't posted much at all. We have been on the go. They will be gone Tuesday so I will be back to the every minute poster then . But do not think I will win the poster contest. ha. Its maybe already won!




Hey Kiakar!
As much as you are missed we will still be here after Tuesday. Enjoy your limited time with your children and make that your priority. This book certainly illustrates the importance of family and friends. Their visit will be over before you know it and you will be back to reality. We'll all be waiting right here for you!
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Re: missed posts and the weekend



dotfrank wrote:
Okay - here's my weekend. I made Moussaka. I went to Greece, came home and have to make Greek food to extend the vacation aura. The next time someone sees me say or hears me say I am making Moussaka I want you to slap my head. It took the ENTIRE weekend!!!! First you make the meat sauce, the you fry the potatoes, then you bake the eggplant, then you saute the peppers, then you make the bechemal, then you grate the parmesan . . . THERE ARE GREEEK DINERS ALL OVER NJ!!!!! What was I thinking?????? PS They found my luggage and threw it in my driveway. No phone call, email notification or anything. Unbelievably, it was intact and nothing was missing! Still, I would never fly British Air again even if they gave me a ticket!




Dot, I sure hope that receipe is good cause it sounds like alot of work making.And of that food. wow! But youwill have to give us the receipt eto it.
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Re: Enjoy, Kiakar!


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kiakar wrote:
Hey you three; I will let you know I am not being a snob or do I have a rowdy social life, but my daughter and her two sons have been here from Martinsburg West Va. and I haven't posted much at all. We have been on the go. They will be gone Tuesday so I will be back to the every minute poster then . But do not think I will win the poster contest. ha. Its maybe already won!




Hey Kiakar!
As much as you are missed we will still be here after Tuesday. Enjoy your limited time with your children and make that your priority. This book certainly illustrates the importance of family and friends. Their visit will be over before you know it and you will be back to reality. We'll all be waiting right here for you!


So true wrighty and hey linda, we couln't think you a snob lol, no, its more that nothing happens much in the bookclubs in general on weekends because of family things, thats all.But there are a few of us that get on here and look lol, and post just to post I guess, I think i did lol. I have found most bookclubs in here on weekends are slow and thats why. Glad you got some family time and Dot, I hope that all day meal was for a group with all that work put into it! :smileywink:
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Re: missed luggage! and the weekend!

What were you thinking? At least you can say you actually made the stuff..., you know? For future adventures in *novel cooking*....was it tasty?...Did you bring the recipe home with you, or did you glean it from Betty?

Missing luggage! Thank goodness you finally got it back, but what a way to receive it...HOW RUDE!!...awwhh...fond memories of my one and only trip to Europe....the only good thing was, the clothes were dirty, and all the wonderful treasures I bought never made it through customs....it just went from one airline to another, and another....my hands were clean!
Glad you're not plugging British Air!

Kathy S.

dotfrank wrote:
Okay - here's my weekend. I made Moussaka. I went to Greece, came home and have to make Greek food to extend the vacation aura. The next time someone sees me say or hears me say I am making Moussaka I want you to slap my head. It took the ENTIRE weekend!!!! First you make the meat sauce, the you fry the potatoes, then you bake the eggplant, then you sauté the peppers, then you make the béchamel, then you grate the parmesan . . . THERE ARE GREEEK DINERS ALL OVER NJ!!!!! What was I thinking?????? PS They found my luggage and threw it in my driveway. No phone call, email notification or anything. Unbelievably, it was intact and nothing was missing! Still, I would never fly British Air again even if they gave me a ticket!


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Re: missed posts and the weekend



dotfrank wrote:
Okay - here's my weekend. I made Moussaka. I went to Greece, came home and have to make Greek food to extend the vacation aura. The next time someone sees me say or hears me say I am making Moussaka I want you to slap my head. It took the ENTIRE weekend!!!! First you make the meat sauce, the you fry the potatoes, then you bake the eggplant, then you saute the peppers, then you make the bechemal, then you grate the parmesan . . . THERE ARE GREEEK DINERS ALL OVER NJ!!!!! What was I thinking?????? PS They found my luggage and threw it in my driveway. No phone call, email notification or anything. Unbelievably, it was intact and nothing was missing! Still, I would never fly British Air again even if they gave me a ticket!


It may just be Newark airport. We've had a few unpleasant experiences there. Jo
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dotfrank wrote:
Okay - here's my weekend. I made Moussaka. ....




I love Moussaka! I've made it before, and yes, it takes forever. I have a couple of favorite Greek restaurants in the Chgo. area that I like to visit. Did you have Pastittio? (sp) Carne, skilos, Raki in Greece? I had all those, except skilos (sp) That's dog! LOL
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Re: Enjoy, Kiakar!

I'm only on Chapter 6, Linda. So don't worry, you have time to catch up. :smileywink:
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Re: Enjoy, Kiakar!


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I'm only on Chapter 6, Linda. So don't worry, you have time to catch up. :smileywink:


Cindersue, this is your slowest read I do believe :smileywink: but hope you had a wonderful time this weekend :smileyhappy:
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The moussaka was wonderful but I don't think it was worth it. We came in through Kennedy and it's not better than Newark. The only plus about Newark is that it's closer.


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Dot,

I've made it before too, and you're right, it's a real time-sucker. I hope you made enough to freeze some for next time- then it'll feel like it was worth it.

Glad you got your bags back... unbelievable though. Guess they figured you live in a pretty safe neighborhood? No rain in the forecast? :smileyhappy:
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Re: Enjoy, Kiakar!



cindersue wrote:
I'm only on Chapter 6, Linda. So don't worry, you have time to catch up. :smileywink:





Hey; I finally did catch up and then I caught on and on.... The other night I couldn't sleep so I read the rest of the book. So I am all done. With all your activity I know its hard for you. Just keep reading and reading.
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Re: Enjoy, Kiakar!


kiakar wrote:


cindersue wrote:
I'm only on Chapter 6, Linda. So don't worry, you have time to catch up. :smileywink:





Hey; I finally did catch up and then I caught on and on.... The other night I couldn't sleep so I read the rest of the book. So I am all done. With all your activity I know its hard for you. Just keep reading and reading.


Trying to catch cindersue between activities, is sometimes like trying to run between raindrops! lol :smileywink:
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Stephanie wrote:
Dot,

I've made it before too, and you're right, it's a real time-sucker. I hope you made enough to freeze some for next time- then it'll feel like it was worth it.

Glad you got your bags back... unbelievable though. Guess they figured you live in a pretty safe neighborhood? No rain in the forecast? :smileyhappy:




Right?


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Re: Enjoy, Kiakar!



vivico1 wrote:

kiakar wrote:


cindersue wrote:
I'm only on Chapter 6, Linda. So don't worry, you have time to catch up. :smileywink:





Hey; I finally did catch up and then I caught on and on.... The other night I couldn't sleep so I read the rest of the book. So I am all done. With all your activity I know its hard for you. Just keep reading and reading.


Trying to catch cindersue between activities, is sometimes like trying to run between raindrops! lol :smileywink:





yea; she is always busy I see!
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Re: Enjoy, Kiakar!



kiakar wrote:


cindersue wrote:
I'm only on Chapter 6, Linda. So don't worry, you have time to catch up. :smileywink:





Hey; I finally did catch up and then I caught on and on.... The other night I couldn't sleep so I read the rest of the book. So I am all done. With all your activity I know its hard for you. Just keep reading and reading.




Okay, so I'm now on chapter 7! I fell asleep last night, not because of boredom, because I was exhausted! :smileysad: I love the sun, enjoyed camping, the bonfire and the beach, but it caught up with me last night. Wish I was on Sullivan Island ... I'd love that! Do Mango Margarita's help to keep you awake? I should try them while reading. :smileywink:
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margaritas


cindersue wrote:
Okay, so I'm now on chapter 7! I fell asleep last night, not because of boredom, because I was exhausted! :smileysad: I love the sun, enjoyed camping, the bonfire and the beach, but it caught up with me last night. Wish I was on Sullivan Island ... I'd love that! Do Mango Margarita's help to keep you awake? I should try them while reading. :smileywink:




I don't think it works that way with the margaritas Cindy. :smileyindifferent: They might keep you up later on if you have enough of them, but you won't feel like reading! :smileysurprised:
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Re: Enjoy, Kiakar!



cindersue wrote:


kiakar wrote:


cindersue wrote:
I'm only on Chapter 6, Linda. So don't worry, you have time to catch up. :smileywink:





Hey; I finally did catch up and then I caught on and on.... The other night I couldn't sleep so I read the rest of the book. So I am all done. With all your activity I know its hard for you. Just keep reading and reading.




Okay, so I'm now on chapter 7! I fell asleep last night, not because of boredom, because I was exhausted! :smileysad: I love the sun, enjoyed camping, the bonfire and the beach, but it caught up with me last night. Wish I was on Sullivan Island ... I'd love that! Do Mango Margarita's help to keep you awake? I should try them while reading. :smileywink:




hey CinderSue; They don't make you sleepy, at least not me, anyway. I drink a mango margarita last night plus a regular lime one and I was ready for more; more marqarita of course. ha! My daughter made some. We had a cookout with some family over. I made it thru the whole party. ha. But darn good! You better try one. She had some strawberry ones too but my favorite was mango! Great! Happy Camping to you!
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Wrighty, you might be right about the reading; Sullivan's island might come out sideways and backwards and all kinds of ways, reading while drinking a couple of marqaritas.
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Army Wives down south

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Have any of you seen that new show on the Lifetime channel called Army Wives? One of the stars of the show was on TV this morning talking about it and she said they film the show in South Carolina. The last episode will be filmed in Charleston. I didn't know that until she mentioned it and I just thought it was neat since that was a location that we've talked about. Has anyone ever seen a taping of any show any place? I think that would be so neat to see. It's never the way you think it is.

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