With a day of drizzly rain and thinking to the days ahead with limited amenities, Saturday was a shopping/cooking day mainly. I was the sous chef. To the left, green peppers sent back to the sous chef for a smaller dice (on the right).
Meanwhile at the stove ..
Midway through the process, turkey meatloaf, turkey taco meat, sauteed mushrooms and leftover onions/green pepper for the next creation.
I went to the spice cabinet – quite the selection! – and made the turkey taco seasoning (nine different things to measure).
Little quiches for an easy breakfast. The leftover mushrooms are for Sunday’s baked potato dinner. There are also two turkey burgers in the freezer. Then Billie made dinner ,,
brown beans and cornbread:
“That’s enough butter, Arlete.” Although there might be a few of my relatives who disagree.
On Sunday, it was time for cleaning (Billie) and laundry (Arlete) and generally getting ready to leave tomorrow.
Well, sort of. There’s always a lot to do on days we don’t ride. Errands, purchases, planning, more cooking usually, including prepping breakfast and lunch for the next day if there’s a ride. At the end of the day, Billie said, “We got a lot done today.” And this is the only picture I have to show for it:
Aldi’s has very good wine at $3. It was time stock up. We actually have a wine cellar. You go out the door, down the steps and turn left. Open the passenger door and …
there on the floor of the passenger’s side in a big strong bag filled with Winking Owl.
It was a relatively short drive from Norlina to Selma NC – about 100 miles the way we came – and Billie had some driving adventures. A missed turn in one small town allowed her to practice several right and left turns on narrower streets. Then there was the hailstorm. (So glad I wasn’t driving!)
We arrived at RVacation RV park in Selma by mid-afternoon to sunshine and (at last) warmer weather. We are southeast of Raleigh and near several very good bike trails.
We like our campsite, there is a bank of trees and shrubs on the side we use the most.
We drove a little over 100 miles to Norlina NC to a Harvest Host: Seven Springs Farm & Vineyard.
We arrived before noon because a special event was going to happen in the afternoon. Our site was near the road, next to several rows of grapevines which were just beginning to leaf out.
There was very little to set up today with no electric, water, or sewer; a bit of automatic leveling.
We were soon ready to explore the property and find out about the event that was about to start happening. Preston, the owner, told us to come on up and enjoy all that was about to happen, about 700 hundred people were coming for brunch. 700! What an amazing experience we were about to have. A complete surprise that we never expected.