When I got upstairs I just stood there for awhile trying to take it all in. There were trains, villages, tunnels and bridges all around. The gentleman who had set this all up was there. He just sat there watching people with a grin on his face. If you had a question, he would answer, but wouldn't explain any futher then the question asked. I took close to 50 pictures of this room yesterday, and here are seven of them. Hopefully you will enjoy them as much as I did.
Sunday, December 30, 2007
Monday, December 24, 2007
Sunday, December 16, 2007
Saturday, December 15, 2007
Sunday, December 9, 2007
I stopped at the Belleplain Lake. I love this lake also. While taking pictures of the lake, a bird shit on me. They say that this is supposed to be good luck. Whoever started this must not have been shit upon. After I got in the car I noticed that I was shit on twice. HOW RUDE. Well I should have double luck right. Well I am still waiting, but I guess you could say that I have my health, my camera, my baby and the two kittens, very good friends and a roof over my head. What more luck do I need. After I cleaned myself up, I came across these two along the side of the road.
This is the sunrise of the day after our first snow.
Sunday, November 25, 2007
My friend called yesterday and asked if I wanted to go the the Cape May Mall (Washington Street Mall). Of course I said yes. This is what the Mall looked like before renovations.
I had seen a picture in the newspaper of the renovation, but it didn't prepare me for what I saw.
The following link is history on the mall and there is also a place to click that shows more pictures of the renovations. http://www.washingtonstreetmall.com/
This was a beautiful, quaint outdoor mall. The center had lovely shade trees and benches. At Christmas, all the trees were lit. It was so sad to see 30 year old trees taken out. They say that after it is done, it will be beautiful. I hope they are right.
As per the norm when I go on vacation it is guaranteed to rain. Which it did several days, it also was cloudy, damp, windy, sunny and warm. So basically I covered all the elments except the nasty white stuff, which I am so-so happy.
I did manage to get a couple fairly good pictures of the fall colors.
Here is Tiger basking in the sun with not a care in the world.
There is a road in Middle Township that I always take. One because it is beautiful and two because there are horses. I took carrots and camera and here are some of the pictures.
This is "Damn Camera"
This is "Pretty".
Well, it is time to go, enjoy my last day of freedom, so to speak. OH and by the way, I hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving.
Wednesday, November 21, 2007
A game warden was driving down the road when he came upon a young boy carrying a wild turkey under his arm.
He stopped and asked the boy, "Where did you get that turkey?"
The boy replied, "What turkey?"
The game warden said, "That turkey you're carrying under your arm."
The boy looks down and said, "Well, lookee here, a turkey done roosted under my arm!"
The game warden said, "Now look, you know turkey season is closed, so whatever you do to that turkey, I'm going to do to you. If you break his leg, I'm gonna break your leg. If you break his wind, I'll break your arm. Whatever you do to him, I'll do to you. So, what are you gonna do with him?"
The little boy said, "I guess I'll just kiss his ass and let him go!"
May your stuffing be tasty
May your turkey plump,
May your potatoes and gravy
Have never a lump.
May your yams be delicious
And your pies take the prize,
And may your Thanksgiving dinner
Stay off of your thighs!
Sunday, November 18, 2007
Test by inserting toothpick until there is a little cake on the toothpick (don't overbake). Let cool on wire rack 10 minutes. Remove cake from pan and completely cool.
I generally make two cakes because I don't want to waste the pumpkin pie mix. I will cut the cakes in half, freeze all but one and put the other one in the refrigerator. I think it tastes better cold with a cold glass of mix.
I hope that you enjoy this cake as much as I do.
Saturday, November 17, 2007
This is along Fulling Mill Road going toward Rio Grande. I just love all the colors of fall. And it felt like a fall day. The wind was blowing and it was very chilly.
After I got home and put everything away. I decided it was time to venture down to Cape May Point. As I was driving down Sunset Blvd. I decided to go to the end and see what was happening in the Bay and the Sunken Ship. When I got out of the car I was nearly blown away by the wind. However, it was worth it.
This is also known as the concrete ship by the locals. Sadly, there isn't much left. With numb hands, I went to Cape May Point Park and took a walk along the path.
All in all it was a very good day. It did my heart good to go out and enjoy the simple pleasures of life.