Birthday bread?

It’s Ron’s birthday today, and first we had planned to do pizza this evening for dinner. But I had a porterhouse steak in the freezer, and the last steak we grilled was SO much better than any steak Ron has had recently in a restaurant. And the sun was breaking through the clouds by noon. And the NE 15 winds never materialized here at Portlock (winds have been variable, all under 5 knots), so grilling seems a reasonable option. I had the dough mixed up and it’s only supposed to get warmer over the next couple of days. A loaf of bread seemed the perfect option and a good chance to make sure last season’s new oven was still operating well. Ain’t she a beauty? 

And me? I took a 1-1/2 hour paddle around the island. I’m beat. This may have been a bit far for my first kayak venture this summer, but I didn’t realize how far I would be paddling!

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3 thoughts on “Birthday bread?

  1. you devils you never told us it was Ron’s birthday…not fair…so glad the birthday bread went dowwn well. we are at the boat putting on sails…no wind agasin I see. we had wind on he mountain!

    Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:34:57 +0000 To: basicboat@hotmail.com

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    • Ron is “aging-phobic” and avoids all mention of his birthday. Thus, our silence. We just arrived in Thessalon; no wind to sail. Now that we are tied up for the night, a beautiful southerly breeze is filling in. Ah well. Free wifi here, finally!

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