Monday, August 25, 2008

~ A Barrel of Fun ~

Good Monday morning Ladies. Hope you all had a good weekend, we sure did. We had a barrel of fun. We couldn't resist it when a fellow sojourner offered to take a group picture of us in front of this flat bed truck carrying three huge barrel's of who knows what, to who knows where, that was parked beside us while we fueled up the Harley's for our weekend trip up to 320.
We had packed up our four bikes to the brim and loaded up one of the nonbike riding wives car with provisions for our fun filled weekend. A couple times a summer we try to take a ride a little farther than the local areas and this was one of our weekends for that.
Along with biking and eating we managed to convince Dana to take us on a boat ride on the lake.
Some of the others chose to do other things on Saturday, but Patty and I couldn't resist the opportunity to spend an afternoon on the lake with this bunch. Thanks Dana!

After our day of various activities we all gathered back at 320 for an evening of entertainment provided by the grand's, a fire in the fire pit provided by Bruce and a delicious meal provided by all of us. The star of the dinner was a salad that Angie brought over that I thought you might all enjoy. Several of us are in various stages of Weight Watcher's so this salad with only 2 pts. per serving was a big hit. The recipe makes a huge bowl that would probably last a long time in the refrigerator. Here's the recipe for this tasty salad that I have no idea what it is called.

Angie's WW Salad
2 cans of corn
2 cans of black beans
1 large green pepper chopped
1 large onion chopped
2 small can black olives
8ounces Fat free Italian dressing to taste
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and enjoy!
Many blessing to those of you that are busy getting your children ready to begin the new school year in public schools, private schools or homeschools. I remember what a busy time this is for young families. My prayers this week will be that we continue to have a choice where and how our children are educated.
Blessings dear ones,


  1. Angie3:02 PM

    I am glad everyone enjoyed the salad...only 2 points is a bonus. The salad is called Calico Corn Salad and it calls for 8 oz. of dressing. Enjoy!!

  2. Aunt Sue - how cool is that picture. don't you just love those weekends away. we are heading to Milwaukee on Wednesday after work for the Harley's 105th celebration. Can't wait to see all the different types of bikes and meet people from all over the world with at least one thing in common - the love of riding their Harley. Drive on over across the lake we would love to see you.

    Love - Cindy

  3. Ok, this was the post I was looking at when my computer had the gall to shut down on me....I was laughing because, I tend to scroll through blogs until I find a picture I like....THEN I choose to read about it. Well, when I saw the picture of the barrels....I thought, OMG....they are wearing helmets....did they do an extreme sport of going over some waterfall or haaaaa. Thanks for stopping by my blog.


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