It’s July 5th and it’s been a real steamer of a holiday weekend. Jimmy, Al and Paul made a season opening foray to Rods for beers and clams. We are beaching it heavily with lots of lotion. Al has established daily base camp. Yesterday, we huddled desperately under umbrellas for every bit of shade we can muster. The sand was like stepping on a hot plate. ( “It’s like a sauna in here”) Deb was in and out of the ocean like a kid. However, ran out scared of the waves and cold ocean forgetting her Cape Cold romps.
So far we have eaten from all of the food groups, animal, vegetable, mineral. We have have drunk all varieties of fluids from water to wild turkey old fashions. To name a few culinary delights, we have had the obligatory hamburger and hot dogs, 3 inch thick rib eyes and a huge porter house- all properly rubbed, Margaret’s green beans with lemon dressing, lovely grilled chicken breasts with Jim’s rosemary & thyme marinade, my pasta with sausage and broccoli rabe -a group inspiration while on the beach, salad, of course, and for dessert, The Big Fruit Salad.
Food expectations for the rest of the day will be based heavily on leftovers. (this post was collaborated with Paul.)