Tuesday, March 20, 2012

2012-03-20: my poor little car

Today Lupita drove me to the lot where my car was towed after the accident. I had to remove my personal belongings and sign the car over to state farm.

I took lots of photos. One of them clearly shows my blown-out tire.

Monday, March 19, 2012

2012-03-19: my hand injuries

I got in to see Dr Crouch this afternoon. I have a fracture in a bone on top of my hand. I don't need surgery. I'm wearing a temporary cast until the swelling goes down. I go back next week for a new fitting. It will take about 6 weeks to heal.

My left hand is only bruised. I've got bruises up & down both arms.

The crash was so bad that I'm amazed I'm still alive.

I am staying home from work all week to recuperate.

2012-03-17: St Patrick's Day dinner

Here we are wearing green, sitting at a green table, drinking green crystal lite and eating corned beef and cabbage.

I made a green dessert, too -green sf jello in between layers of sf pistachio pudding

Saturday, March 17, 2012

2012-03-17: Happy St Patrick's Day

To celebrate St Patrick's Day I tried out a recipe for Irish potato candy. Take lots of confectioner's sugar, mix with butter and cream cheese and add vanilla extract. It was too sweet (impossible, right?). I had no nuts so I added coconut to help tone down the sweetness. Shape the mixture into mini potato shapes and roll in cinnamon sugar. They look so cute. I'm going to make little potato sacks from burlap and fill them with these candies.

I'm planning on making an Irish feast tonight - corned beef with cabbage and potatoes, green "kool-aid" and sugarfree pistachio pudding. Jimmy and Lupita are coming for dinner. Everybody MUST wear something green. No green, no dinner. Jim hates the color green so he may not get to eat anything:)