Thursday, November 26, 2009

The Jury is Still Out on Thanksgiving


Good old Martha Stewart....she is a life saver. I thought I'd use her turkey roasting method of cheesecloth draped over the bird. Well, I tried, anyway. The idea is that you put a 17 inch square piece of cheesecloth on the turkey and baste it every so often. The cloth keep the moisture on the skin and thus, giving you the juiciest turkey on the planet. However, Wally World was out of cheesecloth. So, necessity being the mother of invention, I improvised by sending Hunnybunny to the pharmacy for gauze strips. Technically, it's cheesecloth with a bit of elastic... it worked pretty well.
The Legal Adult came with girlfriend, and brought a spiral ham. Now, that's never happened before. I had not asked him to bring anything but himself. Wonders never cease. Hollywood had woofed down his plate before any of us, and began gazing at the four pies to choose from. He had his second piece eaten before we had finished dinner.
Grandma Hunnybunny and Aunt Hunnybunny made the trek from Florida to Kentucky, and as if on cue, we actually got a forecast with a chance of snow. Grandma Hunnybunny was not as amused as I was. Nor was she excited to meet Fiona. "That's not a dog, that's a small pony!"
And since a few inquiring minds want to know: I went to the RN meeting at the college. This is where you make sure your prerequisites and paperwork are all good to go before making application to the nursing program. Over 200 candidates were in session. And that was the THIRD meeting. The competition will be fierce with 800 applicants and only 125 spots.
While I was accepted into the college, they had trouble with my high school transcripts. There was no school seal, not signed by the headmaster, my college transcripts were posted with them, etc. So, long story short, I'm accepted pending my high school stuff having the appropriate signage. In fact, I got a grant to go to school! The glitch is that there are very few classes that I need still open. The school is making me retake psychology because it's been longer than 6 years. And I knew I was going to have take college algebra. I'll keep you posted.

5 comments:

Debra said...

FYI, for next time, fabric stores sell cheesecloth--especially at halloween for those ghosts you make from glue.

Good luck with the nursing school runaround!

Quilter In Paradise said...

VBG - gause!! what a great idea! VBG...
isn't it amazing how the 'kids' do grow up, eventually? Took mine f.o.r.e.v.e.r!!

good luck with school, nursing is a career that is ALWAYS needed!
Beth in Dallas

Anonymous said...

Sounds like your dinner turned out great as always!

Congratulations on your acceptance to nursing school! I'm sure this psychology class will be quite different than the one we remember.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

Karen

emi said...

Beth, thanks for the nudge. I left a new post.

I am happy you are going to nursing school, what a fantastic choice! I'm sure you'll do great. All my best to you and your family.

emi said...

Beth, thanks for the nudge. I left a new post.

I am happy you are going to nursing school, what a fantastic choice! I'm sure you'll do great. All my best to you and your family.