You knew this day would come.Lights out.God Speed.
The neglect of relevant distinctions, when these are important for clear thinking or adequate statement, is ambiguity. R.W. Sellars, The Essentials of Logic (The Riverside Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1917) And what causes ambiguity? “The basic cause is mental” whatever that means. Only he who is willing o take the trouble to distinguish things and ideas
The Tower in no particular order UPDATE (7:40am): Something’s wrong. Things aren’t looking as they should. I’m working on it. Part of the fun of collecting old books is in the finding of old books. Part of the fun in that is poking around different corners of the world, discovering what each has to offer.
Dear Army Pfc. Tariqka Sheffey:Let me tell you a little something. You have royally ticked me off. Big time.I cannot begin to tell you how many times I have stood, removed my cap, put my hand over my heart, turned to face the flag of the United States of America, and closed my eyes to
Compiled by John M. Mullen, Mullen Feature Syndicate, Lincolnton, North Carolina, 1936. Realizing that to publish the Story of Texas in narrative form would require a book of many pages, we have chosen, for the sake of brevity, an interesting Question and Answer method… This was the first of many EVENTUAL finds in Arkansas. I
We crossed this bridge, turned right off the main road, went under the bridge, saw this (someone “lives” there– there was music playing), looked ahead and saw this. I commented, “This is a flood waiting to happen.” Mr. Big Food agreed. No kidding! By the way– Arkansas is even less densely populated than Mississippi. Arkansas
“Don’t sell many maps,” said the lady at the Petro or Flying J or where ever in West Memphis, Arkansas when Mr. Big Food asked if they had a “topomap” (what we call the states Atlases and Gazetters). “Every body got a phone now.” (For the record, we were places today where I had “1x”
The “M” Bridge across the Mighty Mississippi
I loved it!BIG LIFE!
Missy’s box after lunch. I’m not adjusting the color because I do have a life. But isn’t this the silliest thing you’ve seen today? It’s like they are best pals.
Up at Breitbart.com just now I don’t think we need a constitutional amendment limiting the number of terms a representative can “serve.” I think we can take matters into our own hands on June 24, 2014. Save the date. Related. And more.
–> Aren’t you lucky? [DRAFT version] Books Bygone: It’s Almost Summer in Crockett’s Victory Garden! by Marica Bernstein We survived sixteen straight nights of subfreezing temperatures. We let our spigots drip and drip and still our pipes froze. We survived “snow days” without the pleasure of walking the dogs in the snow. But our seed
All chowders are soups, but not all soups are chowders. Before we discuss this particular soup– and address the rumblings of an unnamed judge– I’ll direct you to the all things soup page where you can find links to discussion of and recipes for all six entrants in this years PLUS the bonus soup that
at NRO’s The Corner, yesterday You don’t say. So this is not about Cochran vs. McDaniel or about the TEA party. This is about an old man who needs to retire. To not “know a lot about” the TEA party in the 4th most conservative state in the Union is… . Well. It’s laughable.
Swanky. SWANKY PORTERHOUSE Serves 4 2 ½ -3 lb porterhouse or sirloin steak, cut 2 inches thick ¾ C onion, chopped fine (preferably Bermuda or Vidalia) 2 cloves garlic, minced Dash salt Dash pepper Dash celery salt 3 Tbsp dry red wine (claret works great in this) 2 Tbsp soy sauce ½ stick butter 3 oz mushrooms, sliced Slash fat edges of steak and
I must say, I like this clay pot! From The Creative Cooking Course: A Complete Course in the Art of Cooking with 1200 Recipes and 2500 Color Photos, Charlotte Turgeon, Weathervane Books, New York, 1973. “Chicken stock, Sauterne and chopped onions are the divine flavors found in Portuguese Chicken with Rice. This delectable treat was
Valentine’s Day dessert! “Cherry pudding, with a meringue topping, can be served hot or cold.”—Grand Diplôme Cooking Course, vol. 3 (1971) “If possible fresh red cherries should be used for this dessert; if using canned ones, reduce the sugar in the pudding to 1 tablespoon.” “Add the drained cherries to the milk, egg and breadcrumb
Fresh sage ONION WITH SAGE STUFFING Serves 6 6 large onions, peeled, boiled 10 minutes or until almost tender, drained and hollowed out, leaving a ¾ inch shell, onion pulp reserved and chopped4 C dry bread cubes 3 Tbsp melted fat ½ tsp chopped parsley 1 Tbsp fresh sage or 1 tsp dried 1 Tbsp chopped celery 4-6 Tbsp stock
with Pickaninny Creole “Decorate baked ham with golden stars of orange peel to give dinner an extra sparkle.”—The Encyclopedia of Cooking Complete in 24 Volumes, Volume 8: 250 Ways to Prepare Meat (1953) BAKED HAM WITH GLAZES 1 smoked ham, at room temperature, wiped with clean cloth, wrapped loosely “in one of the
–> “Serve with grilled bacon, ham or game.”—The Encyclopedia of Cooking Complete in 24 Volumes, Volume 13: 250 Ways of Serving Potatoes (1953) PICKANINNY CREOLE “Cut boiled sweet potatoes in halves lengthwise and arrange in a shallow pan. Cover with plenty of butter and brown sugar. Add a dash of mace, a sprinkle of