Well, since this post has gone to******according to the OP, I thought I would add my .02 cents worth.
In our travels over this here U.S. of A., we have found that foods you may have grown up with or are used to eating in your area can have vast differences, even if they go be the same name.
Lets talk chili dogs or "coneys" for a minute. The OP suggests using Castleburys Chili Dog Sauce. We have tried it and think it tastes terrible, but to each his own. We love the Wolf Brand Chili with no beans for our homemade chili dogs. A good chili dog must have cheese in some form and slaw.
We were in western Iowa last September and stayed in a small town with little choice in dining options. We stopped in a small restaurant and ordered food. I spied a foot long chili dog on the menu board and asked the counter girl what came on it, she answered "hot dog and chili". I asked if they had slaw and cheese and could they put it on the dog. She looked back at the cook and they both looked at me a little strange. I then asked the cook if I could tell her how I wanted the dog prepared, and she was glad to oblige my request:
Open bun and lay in a good squirt of mustard
Place hot dog in bun
Lay in a layer of shredded cheese (or warm cheese sauce) on the dog
Add a generous layer of chili
Top with a good covering of slaw
Neither person at the diner had seen such a dog but both said they would have to try it later......
From Texarkana, follow I-30 to North Little Rock to I-40. Take I-40 west to Conway. AR then take Hwy 65 North. Follow Hwy 65 to Harrison, AR. A couple of miles north of Harrison, exit on to Hwy 62 West. Follow Hwy 62 into Eureka Springs. There will be some hills, they are unavoildable going to Eureka Springs from any direction, but this is the easiest route I know of for you.
Have you looked at putting up one of those little sunscreens that people put in their cars for their babies? They have suction cups for easy removal and most I have seen are see-thru. Look over in the Baby section at Walmart or other stores.
Ms. Mama, yes you can but you will be asked your physical location as explained to me by the Straight Talk people. I don't think I will try to call 9-1-1 to try it though. As with most cell phones, 9-1-1 will ask you for a location or address when you call using a cell device.
Several months ago I posted about dropping our land line with AT&T and going with Straight Talk (Walmart) home phone service so we could keep our old home phone number.
After talking to AT&T (which is also our DSL provider), we would lose our DSL service also, drop one and lose all sort of thing. In our area, DSL service is limited and expensive. I was informed that we could sign up with AT&T Uverse and keep our DSL. After scratching my head and asking several dumb questions about why not just leave my DSL like it was and just drop the home land line, I called AT&T Uverse and signed up. They sent me a new router box which included Wi Fi function, that STILL plugs into my home phone jack!
I then called Straight Talk and they converted my land line home phone number over to their cell based home unit and I just plugged my home phone units into their box. Everything works!!!!!!!
I now have updated equipment, losing my old Netgear Wi Fi box, same DSL speed at the same price as the old AT&T DSL. We are saving about $40.00 a month using Straight Talk compared to AT&T land line, and all the equipment is working fine.
Talking to our granddaughter this morning, she comes by three mornings a week for breakfast before going to class at the local CC.
I know she does some work online and asked what she was taking this semester. She said she was taking P.E. online, I went, "duh" :h, what sport do you play online? She tells me it is not actually P.E. but how to set up a home training and monitoring schedule, and she does get 3 hours for the semester long course.
Do you have any retired friends? I, from time to time, sell a vehicle for friends or family. I live on a busy highway, lots of traffic. I park the vehicle in the front yard with a sigh on it, I also post in the window all the info for the vehicle. People stop, read the info, and if interested knock on my door and we dicker. When a live buyer is ready I have the friend/family member come over and finish the paperwork. I have sold eight or ten vehicles in the last four years this way, saves friends and family time and headaches and gives me something to do. I do not like dealing with Craigslist and the hassles with the scammers, I like face to face and I am honest with people when they have questions, just a thought you might try.......
Well, did you watch that Go Daddy.com bowl? What a game!!!!! Good playing on both teams, AR STATE had to pull it out of the hat with a second string QB in the final minutes and THEN block a field goal to win the second year in a row. My only beef was with the talking heads kept talking about Gus Malzahn's offensive scheme was being run by Arkansas State, he has been gone a year and they were running John Thompsons' offense. Thanks Coach Thompson for the memories, he is now looking for a job, good luck.......
And having 2 DVRs would let me do what, record one and watch the other THEN watch the one I recorded? Nope, not me, I like my football games real time, watching a recorded football game is kinda like kissing your sister, just not the same and not real fun either. I can watch a recorded TV show or movie, but prefer watching football games as they happen....
My remote needs new batteries from changing channels to watch two great football games. Maybe next year they will change to kickoff times to run one after the other.
Now the REALLY important game is on Sunday night, the Go Daddy.com bowl. Arkansas STATE University vs. Ball State. This will be the third trip in a row for the ASU Red Wolves to visit Mobile, plus it will be under three DIFFERENT Head Coaches for ASU, gritty bunch of kids to make it that far........
Yes, I was a bit early there, I have been laid up on drugs from suffering from the shingles and all I can do is lay around and watch Bowl games and I was a little confused last night, forgive me please.
Thanks everyone for the sympathy, it is welcomed :). Today is a little better than it has been, not itching as much and pain is not as bad, yesterday was rough!!!!! I will be getting the Shingles shot on my next trip to the VA doctor.
I guess my New Year Eve party will be a "pity party" for me, everyone have fun tonight, be safe and may God bless everyone in the coming year........:B
SHINGLES!!!!! Hurts like Heck too.... They are on my right side, upper chest and go around under my right arm and to the center of my back. Went to the VA yesterday morning and Doctor looked at me for three minutes and confirmed my diagnosis. Gave me a couple of scripts for pain and an anti-viral drug and told me to keep to myself for a week or two until the rash goes away. This ain't no fun :M.
In the "For what its Worth Dept." While in the exam room waiting, I heard the Nurses talking, seems the Flu shot this year was worthless. Later one of them came into my room and I asked if what I heard was true, she stated that they have confirmed and treated the N1H1, Type A and Type B flu strains. The had been instructed to wear masks when treating suspected cases. This morning on the news it was reported that several states are having flu outbreaks......
Deb, that's not exactly right..... sometimes. My DW KNOWS that I am hard of hearing, had my hearing tested several months ago and they said at the present time hearing aids would not really help. It seems I have most of my trouble in the higher ranges, where women's voices fall. Most of the time she gets out of my eyesight and I do not hear her talking. I have asked her several times to make sure I am looking at her when she has something important to say. I must assume most of the time what she says is of little importance because she has not changed.
P.S. -- Don't tell her I said so, I would like to live to see Christmas.........
I have always liked SPAM!!! I always carried spam in my backpack on hunting trips along with a package of saltine crackers. We used to keep a can around the house to eat when we wanted a change of pace.
When they started packing spam in the single serving packages it has saved me from starvation several times. Once or twice a year I take a week long mission trip to Central America. Not liking any type of rice or beans, meals in some areas was limited, plus if I was not sure how something was prepared I passed on eating it. In ten plus years I have not been sick from any food related illness. Carrying spam and tuna in foil pouches has made it much easier at mealtime.
Not much going on around the homestead last night, I went to one room to watch Sunday Night Football and left my bride of 33 years in the other room to watch whatever she watches. Soon, she yells at me and asks why all of the schools would be closing, they were running alerts at the bottom of the TV. I answered I had no idea, the weather is supposed to be nice the next few days. A few minutes later she says that the closings are getting closer to us, am I sure the weather was correct? Then it dawned on me and I asked her "are you watching something you had recorded from another day?"
"Oh yeah" she replied, I forgot it was a recorded show, never mind about the closings.....
She is or was a redhead, but sometimes I wonder.....