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Old 05-21-2008, 05:07 PM   #1
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There's an echo.....yoohoo....

Why? You may ask......
But do let me tell you. I have the house all to myself for the next two days and nights, and then just Lou and I for the entire weekend. My daughter is back at her apartment in NYC and my son and his girlfriend just left for Florida to visit my parents for a long weekend.
I cannot recall the last time I had the house to myself, without the possibility of someone coming in, coming home, calling, leaving a mess, etc...in years.

So, tonight, I plan to get a bit of housework done, and enjoy watching it stay neat through Sunday night. Imagine that..?! Tomorrow evening I have a few errands to run. Friday Lou comes and it's officially cocktail time. I see uninterupted hot tubbing in the future.

Saturday is a day trip to Coney Island for some Nathan's and a walk on the beach.
I'm thinking of making soft shell crabs and linquine on Saturday night.

Sunday will probably be a trip to Belmar and a valiant attempt to get in the surf, regardless of 55 degree ocean temperatures.

I'll probably smoke a couple of chickens on Sunday evening, fire roast some potatoes and serve that with a tomato and bread salad. I know everyone likes berries of some sort for dessert, but, until they are really in season, I will probably wait. A lemon coconut roll is probably more likely.

I see many miles of bike riding, as well.

And quite a bit of 'disrespecting the kitchen' for those of you who remember that particular thread.

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That's great. It sounds like you're going to have a wonderful weekend!
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Old 05-21-2008, 05:12 PM   #3
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I'll probably smoke a couple of chickens on Sunday evening,
I tried doing that once but it was hard to keep them lit.
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I tried doing that once but it was hard to keep them lit.
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Old 05-21-2008, 06:28 PM   #5
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Good for you, VB. It sounds like a fabulous weekend, and the food sounds great!!!! coney Island, surfing, great food...how can you go wrong!!!!

Buck, that's just baaad.
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Old 05-21-2008, 07:29 PM   #6
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Wow!! Miss Vera...What a a great opportunity(for me to go into ninja mode, slip in your house, and steal all your secret recipes) for you to relax, and let the world go by...without the possibility of someone coming in, coming home, or disturbing your peace and quite!!....Great food, great drink...Enjoy yourself, and don't worry about a thing...(He Heee)

Have Fun and Enjoy!!!
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I cannot even fathom the thought at this point in my life!
I hope you have a truely truely blessedly quiet and lonely weekend!
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And quite a bit of 'disrespecting the kitchen' for those of you who remember that particular thread.
I remember that one.
Have fun Vera. Enjoy the time to yourself and your time with Lou!
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I had the house to myself for an entire week in April for the first time in 18 years. Best week I've had in a long time. I love my family, but it's nice to have time to myself. Enjoy it VB, your time alone will go by faster then you think.
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Lol Uncle Bob!!! Ninja mode!

Vera, sounds like a fabulous weekend!!! The uninterrupted hot tubbing sounds fabulous, oh and of course with several cocktails!! Enjoy!
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