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Staying Busy With My Blessings

Wow, what a busy time it has been ! I have completely let the days slip by with no posts. We have had a nice time the last few days with friends. Let me share with you a few of the blessings I have had.

On New Year's Day we went to a friend's house where she had a delicious meal prepared. She is a fantastic cook! I ate two things there that I had never even heard of. Her grandmother had made them so I guess the good cooking must run in the family! One was spiced figs. Now those of you from the South are probably like me and have grown up on fig preserves (YUM!). It was like that without the syrup and there was a spicy flavor kind of like pumpkin or apple pie, you know the nutmeg, cinnamon taste. They were so good! The other thing was candied cucumber. It was cooked with red hots. You would not know it was even cucumber looking at it because it was little slices without any seeds. Now I know it sounds strange but it was really good! It was a wonderful relaxing day and after we f…