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Author Archives: Sue L Canfield

Sue's Famous Lemon Pie Bar Recipe

I've made these several times for people and always get great compliments! Lemon Pie Bars 2-1/4 C flour 1/2 C confectioners sugar 1 C butter flavored Crisco 4 eggs 1-1/2 C white sugar 1/2 lemon juice (use freshly squeezed lemons - about 6) 1 Tbsp. lemon zest Preheat oven to 350. Use 9x13 glass pan … Continue reading »

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Our Homemade Bread Recipe

We love making our own homemade bread and I keep forgetting to put the recipe online here in an obvious place. So here goes. Canfield's Homemade Bread Recipe 3/4 cup hot water (just boiled) 3/4 cup cool water (room temperature) Combine Add 1 tbsp. sugar and 1-1/8 tsp salt. Dissolve and mix thoroughly. Add 1-1/2 … Continue reading »

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Heading Out West in 2014

It's been nine months since we've traveled out West. Last May we went out to Phoenix, San Diego, and the Sacramento area. We were able to visit lots of friends and family. We've been feeling the itch to travel some again and see our very good friends in Phoenix and my married daughter in Sacramento. … Continue reading »

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Two Birds - One Stone

Yesterday we had a two-for-one experience. Since our good friend Rod lives about an hour from the friends we are staying with in Phoenix and Joel's Uncle Bill and his wife live about an hour in the opposite direction, they all met us partway at an Applebee's to visit. So we were able to visit … Continue reading »

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It's Not a Vacation! We're Working When We Travel

So we took this whole month of May to travel from our home in Wisconsin down to Phoenix, out to San Diego, up to Northern California, and end up back up June 1. The main purpose is so we can pick up more of our stuff from storage in Roseville, California. However, since we know … Continue reading »

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Songwriting Happening in Arizona

This week Joel and Terry collaborated to write a new song and recorded a demo. It's part of their quarterly songwriting experience.  Read more about the Tunehenge Music Community and feel free to join in!

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Air Conditioning Goes Out in the Van in Arizona!

So we're here visiting our friends Terry & Virgie in Phoenix, Arizona and it's been 100 degrees out! And the air conditioning in our van goes out yesterday. We don't do heat so there's no way we're finishing this trip without air conditioning. Fortunately, Terry & Virgie know a good local mechanic who can fix … Continue reading »

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Music in Mesa, Arizona with Terry & Virgie

Last night we were once again at Terry & Virgie's where music was being played at their home by them and their young friends. Fiona made friends with an 8-year old boy named Ezra. My dad's father's name was Ezra. We're looking forward to this next week with Terry & Virgie and hopefully again on … Continue reading »

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Party to Celebrate 500 Copies Sold!

Last night we had a party at Alex Zabala's home to celebrate 500 copies sold of his book, Treasure of the Mayan King. His co-author, Dyego Alehandro, attended along with his wife. So what is the book about? According to their website: A violent tropical storm has uncovered a previously unknown Mayan pyramid in the … Continue reading »

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Meeting Alex Zabala, Author of Treasure of the Mayan King

This weekend we get to stay with Alex Zabala and his wife in Arizona. Alex is the author of Treasure of the Mayan King. Joel worked with Alex on his book and we've been friends with him for about 25 years. This is a photo I took at their house. Tonight we'll be making our … Continue reading »

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