Friday, December 25, 2020

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAVE A COOKIE!


 Time flies, indeed it does, and when I see this photo, I feel very old. It wasn't long ago that I had to roll out the dough and let the kids cut out the cookies. Now this year (although I mixed the dough the day before) my grandchildren here in Belgrade rolled, cut, and decorated the cookies with cinnamon sugar.

Old-fashioned Pennsylvania Dutch Sand Tarts just like my grandmother used to make. On the front of the tray you can see a 'lady' and a 'man,' cut from my family cutters now over 150 years old.

Merry Christmas to those who celebrate, and good tidings to all.

MONSOON....

 We have had three days of heavy rains....Belgrade monsoon. Hot, humid. This is a view from my new apartment where I am now living. Unpackin...