Decided last Thursday that I was going to fix a decent meal on Monday, and had a hankering for something oriental- – which worked out well because I could include a trip to The Asian Market in Starkvegas Friday. It was delicious. Quite easy to make so long as you prep everything ahead of time.
So, you knew it had to be something extra special to forget about the blog for a second day. And let me tell you, it is special! A couple of weeks ago, at The World Famous Ace of Spades Headquarters Book Thread, a fellow asked for volunteers to proofread crappy old books at Distributed Proofreaders
Heat index. I told the Farm Hand he was not going to go to the fence line down at the bottom of the Pond Pasture to weed wack and chainsaw. There will be no heat exhaustion on my watch.
Human virtues are plants which never strike a deep root unless shaken by misfortune. Virtue consists in the directing of our intellectual and physical energies to a praiseworthy end; but if our energies be naturally feeble, or dwindle and wither away through lack of exercise, our virtue, by a necessary consequence, must become dwarfish and
55 days — Also known as ‘Lebanese White Bush’ and ‘White Vegetable Marrow.’ A bush-type summer squash with quick maturing fruits that have an excellent, sweet flavor, weigh one to two pounds and look like small honeydew melons. The flesh is sweet and has been referred to as “the honeydew of squashes.” The rinds cook
The Week in Pictures . Powerlineblog.com
Sorry. I didn’t really forget about you yesterday, I just had things to do. Fondly, Marica
Originally published June 17, 2012; Reformatted Two great ideas for when the lights go out, or when you just want to play like a Redneck. The first, Cooler Corn, comes via an email from Mr. Big Food’s Dad who I think gets more emails each day than Mr. Big Food (who gets a lot). The
So we had fried bologna sandwiches and macaroni salad. Very satisfying. Recall, fried bologna sandwiches are on the list of classic Southern food.
Homemade chorizo, naturally. Recipe here.
There’s a land that is fairer than day, And by faith we can see it afar; For the Father waits over the way, To prepare us a dwelling place there. In the sweet by and by, We shall meet on that beautiful shore; In the sweet by and by, We shall meet on that beautiful
20+ lbs. Good to go for a few months.
Hit the link for a photo of T. Boone Picken’s amazing personal library.
I don’t think that you can get a better sense of the sort of meaning than from what is in every bookshop in this city… . Douglas Murry via Powerline
Powerline’s The Week in Pictures. https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2019/06/the-week-in-pictures-prince-of-whales-edition.php
I picked up The Literature of American History: A Bibliographical Guide (1902, reprinted 1966) and was skimming through the section on “Educational History,” and came across these two titles (grabbed screen shots at Archive dot org). Here’s the blurb in The Literature of American History: Together these two works, which are really companions, present a
Turned around from the sink and there she was. I think she’s 14 or 15 years old, maybe more.