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We are still in lockdown so we have not been able to meet with anyone except my daughter and some of her family who live at the same address.   We have been able to have one service at church and from the 21st march we will be able to have an evening service as well.  That is my birthday.   We will have to spray the chairs between each service.  2 weeks ago my grandaughter and the husband returned from Nice in France and twas hey have to be self isolating in the back annexe, 1t was her 21st birthday last week so my daughter went to thw chippie and got some takeaway chips while her husband cooked some steaks. No restaurants are are to open as yet. Today I did spaghegti bolonaise.

 

 

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Had sirloin steak,  chips and green  beans for lunch, will have scrambled eggs with chives on toast with Lea and Perrins Worcester sauce for supper.

As it is my birthday,I  invite every body to have a cake or a cookie perhaps.

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I had a real treat, for me that is. I have not had access to Moose Meat since I lived in Alaska, almost twenty years ago. A friend gave me some Moose and Caribou. 

So, tonight I had Caribou steak cut in strips and dry dredged in pancake flour with spices. Quick fried in an open pan. Also had asparagus spears steamed.

For those who have never had Caribou or Moose, this cooking method and combination is wonderful.

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Today we had potluck at church. The church bought fried chicken...and the deli gave us the wrong order. So - they called us and told us our order was still there. They GAVE it to us, so we had an overabundance of chicken. Not only did we feast on it for lunch, we were able to send a bunch home with folks, and deliver some to others. 

We also had ham, au gratin potatoes, pasta salad, potato salad, veggies, and two different cakes for dessert (lemon, and strawberry shortcake).

The best part of the day was the preaching/teaching. On our first Sundays, we have an afternoon service instead of an evening service. It works out nicely since we have the potluck. Our son has been given the honor and responsibility of teaching the afternoon service, so it is even more enjoyable for me.

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I am not a Chick-Fil-A fan, never been to one. But that's OK, I would gladly swap going there for where I actually live, which is more distant that Happy Christian. I live in a small community of 80 people.

The nearest Chick-Fil-A to me is 80 miles.        Colin Jost Shrug GIF by Saturday Night Live

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I'm doing the Keto, Bro. Mike. Lost sixteen pounds. It is not a strict Keto, just no sugar, which I don't usually use anyway. Extremely low Carbs though. This is a first for me as far as diets go; I don't usually stick to them well. Another first for me is lots of veggies, I have had a life long hatred of veggies. I am finding that cooking my own recipes makes veggies really good. The only thing I really miss is starchy stuff like rice and noodles or pasta. But I am sticking to it.

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9 hours ago, Jim_Alaska said:

I'm doing the Keto, Bro. Mike. Lost sixteen pounds. It is not a strict Keto, just no sugar, which I don't usually use anyway. Extremely low Carbs though. This is a first for me as far as diets go; I don't usually stick to them well. Another first for me is lots of veggies, I have had a life long hatred of veggies. I am finding that cooking my own recipes makes veggies really good. The only thing I really miss is starchy stuff like rice and noodles or pasta. But I am sticking to it.

While on a not-strict version, I pretty quickly lost about 50 pounds, not even really trying, and seem to have plateaued there for now. My wife says she can see it, but no one else seems to-a testament to how big I have been: 50 pounds down brought me to just below 300 pounds, so I'm still a big tub of goo, but we're moving along.

Congrats on the 16 pounds-I don't recall you being a particularly large man by any means, so 16 pounds is a real difference for you. 

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On 4/7/2021 at 11:42 AM, Jim_Alaska said:

I live in a small community of 80 people.

Wow, I never lived in a town that small before. I live in what is considered a very small town of 20,000 people.

Being surrounded by cities, we have a choice of thousands of restaurants within 10 radius miles to eat. Not good for the belly or budget. I just checked and within 1 radius miles of us we have 5 McDonald's to choose from. UGH....gross

 gross dumb and dumber GIF

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The nearest city to me is Yreka, California, it has a population of 7500. It is an hour away from me; this is where my church is located. When people think of California they think huge populations. They never think that there are places like where I live; but actually there are many small communities in California, especially in the northern and western parts of the state.

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Dinner will be wieners over a fire. It’s going to be plus 17 today (63F), and should be a lovely day for April! Some friends and I are going to spend the day at a gorge on the Pembina River. 

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