So we made it. Traffic meant that instead of a couple of easy trips, we had a couple of death march days. But they were at least pretty death marches:
Back when I was in college, my mother gave me a cookbook with a few things tagged. From this volume I learned to make a very good salmon loaf (which I haven’t had in years because Spouse hates salmon) and an excellent pot roast.
TW: All kinds of bad shit.
This was a fun question to write for a methods quiz:
About a week ago, I was in my favorite used bookstore/coffeeshop, sadly contemplating the lack of decent SF books, and came across Broken Monsters, published in 2014 by Lauren Beukes.
The past few weeks have seen the exposure of men in business, in the arts, in politics, and elsewhere as sexual predators and/or the perpetrators of sexual harassment. This is a Good Thing, unless we conclude that this is a problem with them. Because #MeToo isn’t just about George H. W. Bush. It isn’t just about Judge…
From Above The Law:
I woke up before 5:00. Spouse woke up at 5:30. So I grabbed a guitar and played for almost an hour. Without getting out of bed. What are you up to this AM?
I have just read the most wonderful novel: All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr. Highly recommended.
I haven’t been around much this week and may not be around much for a while...
Wow. In spite of my limping along at a snail’s pace due to my recent stupidity, Spouse and I made it to New York, had some great food, saw Wicked, which was amazing, and had a generally very, very, very good anniversary, which included lots of fun and serious in-sleeping this morning. We sat around in the hotel’s…
Remember how I was talking not long ago about getting a tankless water heater? Well, thanks to the inheritance from my parents we are also (at this moment):
I have been seeing a bit of fake bullshit floating around that says that the “A-OK” symbol denotes White Power (supposedly forming a “W” and “P”, though I don’t see it.
There has been some discussion here lately of people using other people’s postings on various social media without attribution. This came over the transom today, and I thought it might be of interest here:
Ours water heater is over then years old and showing signs of dying, so I’m trying to find out in advance about the option to go with a “tankless” water heater (aka a “Mr. Coffee” type heater).