I found this bread recipe while surfing the web . Jim Laheys no knead bread., the crust is crunchy. My husband liked it toasted under the broiler with butter. It is so good with cheese and spreads. I may put some garlic in my next loaf, as I really like garlic. after 18 hours and a few turnings
Steve and I took a little day trip to Fredericksburg, Va. with my sister Lynn and fiance' Randy to tour the old town and the battlefield.
The battle of Fredericksburg, 13 Dec 1862 is remembered as one of the greatest Union defeats of the civil war.
In the streets of Fredericksburg, Union and Confederate troops fought the civil wars first urban combat.
At the visitors center we watched a 20 minute movie and then took the walking tour down the sunken road and the cemetery. Was a little chilly and overcast. A nice walk afterwards in the old town of Fredericksburg with a bite at Sammy T's - great food and some window shopping.
This was a very good model that was on display I took with my camera that depicts aftermath of the fighting
Looks like I took a picture of a picture, but it's not, it is a model.
some of the exhibits
A relic of Chancellorsville campaign, found in Rhappahannock river in 1945(all in one piece)
Lynn and Randy at the Innis house
they are to be married in May of this year
You can see the bullet hole in door inside of house
pretty pine cones from the tree on the ground
Lynn found some pinecones
Steve , Randy and Lynn in distance
this explains the graves here in the cemetery
View from cemetery down on city of Fredericksburg
After the museum we took a walk around the town before it got too dark
some nice stained glass
the lights in this window cascaded down , beautiful movement
I like this picture, the reflection of the bldgs. are showing in the glass
A burr arch truss and 204 feet single span. A long span over the north fork river, Meems bottom bridge is one of the last remaining covered bridges in Virginia, located in Shenandoah county. Built in 1894 and standing more than 80 years, it was destroyed by vandals on Halloween in 1976. It was reconstructed from salvaged original timbers and under girded with steel beams and concrete piers. Reopened in 1979. Steve and I walked the bridge and listened to the water rushing underneath, maybe one car passed through. We walked for a bit along the river in October 2010, a beautiful time of year in this part of Virginia, the sun dappling through the trees , casting shadows. Little chilly and as I was walking , I looked to my side and saw a snake moving along also, he did stop and take a look at me, I guess he could sense my fear and just went along his merry way. After a few more pics - we headed back to the car and took in the Paughs orchard a little way down the road.
you may can read if you click to enlarge
Looking back to road from the bridge
Bill and Lou taking a walk at the river
this is where I met the snake walking along the river
Looking towards the fields from the river at bridge
I would like to go back in the spring and see the wildflowers in bloom.