This is the latest thing… I’m SO chuffed to be working with my daughter on a long-overdue video project.
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I got up this past Saturday morning to no hot water. Not “run out of hot water” no hot water – I mean, “no water coming out of the tap” no hot water, so… No shower for me. Luckily, as it turns out, because I was surprised (oddly, considering I’ve lived in the Great White […]
When Ruby was a young girl, her school in Northland had a fair once a year, in the spring. It offered the usual school fair “stuff” of the era; games of chance, 4H projects, etc., and students could show off (and sell) their needlework and baked goods. One year, Ruby won a needlepoint contest – […]
You would think I could have it both ways. Tha “art” of building a bento box is, apparently, a lesson in meditation. One learns patience and serenity blah, blah, blah while getting the food ready to pack, and then designing a pleasing arrangement in the container. It gets really complicated if you try to take […]
Random Song-for-the-Day: “Love the Way You Lie” – Eminem – featuring Rihanna
Ugly Casserole is as simple as it gets. You can’t get much more simple than 3 ingredients: ground meat of any kind, a couple of potatoes, and a can of beans. The ground meat can be anything – what you see here is a combination of ground chicken and ground Ummm. Something – I just […]
Seriously. SIXTY. DOLLARS. I mean, really: Holy shit! I had to remind myself (repeatedly) through Halloweén week of my recently adopted “Zen” Attitude. Throughout the scrubbing of ketchup and peeling of chewed-up chewing gum from doorknobs (actually, I thought that was hilarious, but that’s just because Ky, AKA Robin, was the one to turn the […]
Apparently, if you stuff a cat into a paper bag and plug its tail into a power bar… Random Song-for-the-Day: “Year of the Cat” – Al Stewart
Random Song-for-the-Day: “Angel” – Fleetwood Mac
Random Song-for-the-Day: “Go Your Own Way” – Fleetwood Mac
I now occupy the attic space that Kyla first commandeered when we moved up out of the one-room basement apartment we had shared for 18 months. She didn’t stay here long, a couple of months at most, before declaring the space to be too big (?!) and begging me to trade places with her. It […]