And so, on July 4 1776, the 13 states declared their independence and formed the United States. George Washington became the first President. Ever since, this day has been a holiday in America. Full? Course we were but I never say no to pudding! So we found ourselves struggling with a plate of chocolate filled mini calzone served with chocolate sauce and cream, and a delightful and massive wedge of lemon polenta cake. Polenta cake is usually a soppy wet mess of mush, so I was pleased to see this one had a good structure perhaps because the lemon drizzle was served on the plate as a sauce, rather than drenched over the top. Freckled with candied orange and lemon it was like a slice of Capri on the Norfolk/Suffolk border..
The Science of SilkThe sericulturists wait till the cocoon is complete and then collect them in thousands to boil them or steam them to extract the filament unruptured. The filament is then spun with others to make silk thread which is then ready for the loom. The cultivated silk is far better due to the continuous filament and also yields better to the dyeing process.
Say this all the time at the Boys Girls Club, we don have to think about food because we have Three Square, said the club CEO Andy Bischel. Come on a daily basis. We put them in the fridge and hand them out. “Kicking off our 1 Million Meals campaign is always an exciting time,” Rodney Shepard, Arvest Bank president in the Fort Smith and River Valley, said. “Our associates look forward to joining our local food partners, our customers and the community to fight hunger. The donations we raise stay local and benefit these organizations.
The De Iuliis 2014 LDR Vineyard Shiraz Touriga took the trophy for the best young red blend. The De Iuliis 2011 Limited Release Shiraz won the best mature red prize and is available only at the 1616 Broke Road, Pokolbin, winery at $80 a bottle. The touriga component comes from a planting of the Portuguese touriga nacional variety on the De Iuliis Lovedale Road, Keinbah, vineyard..
A New Home, A New LifestyleI am now continuing writing this article at my new place on the island. It has been a lapse of one month already. The past month was a hectic and tiring period for my wife and me. While asking for prayers, we are also asking for financial assistance for legal fees so an ambitious young man with a promising future won’t get lost in the system. While the road may be long and treacherous for us all we won’t let him go without ensuring he has a fair and honest fight. Thank you in advance for all prayers, kind words and donations..