Wow. The venison dinner was everything we’d hoped it would be plus a disco light!
Here are some highlights…
The table is set
Plate filled with delicious food. Everything was good, the venison was superb. Thanks Doug!
Wine! (All 3 were hits)
Beth’s Fuck You to 2020. French Silk Pie baked earlier in the day from her cookbook “Ms. American Pie”
Dessert – the pie was wonderful, the crust was out of this world (pie recipe below)
Dancing under a custom-made disco light (yes, even I danced briefly, if you can call it that) was the order of the post-dinner evening
Got a call from Cliff and Linda on Xmas day inviting me for a hike deep inside the nearby Empire Ranch, which is within the Las Ciengas National Conservation Area. A grove of cottonwood trees is one of their favorite spots…
Linda and Cliff in the grove
Even in a years-long drought, mother nature finds ways to provide
This is the tallest, prettiest and healthiest cottonwood in the grove. It’s hard to tell the scale from this pic, so…