Singer paid off an alleged crooked test proctor to inflate the girl’s scores to a perfect 800 on the SAT math exam and 710 on the literature test. On the ACTs, her score of 23 out of 36 was upped to a near-perfect 35, according to court filings. The New York Post, March 13, 2019
It’s a longish recipe, but absolutely worth the the effort of making everything from scratch. Full recipes for chicken, sauce, and crust here. First posted on Pi Day, 2015.
There’s a term for this poppycock, “presentism*”– the tendency to interpret the past in presentist terms– and it’s moronic (no offense to AoSHQ morons). The idea that one needs to go looking in crappy old children’s books to discover whatever -ism you’re looking for today… . Augh. Forget it. Not worth my time. *As I
Linda is 31 years old, single, outspoken, and very bright. She majored in philosophy. As a student, she was deeply concerned with issues of discrimination and social justice, and also participated in anti-nuclear demonstrations. Which is more probable? Linda is a bank teller. Linda is a bank teller and is active in the feminist movement.
For the leftover corned beef and cabbage Corned Beef is not actually a variety meat but we include it here because it is the same type simple family food as many of the variety meats. Le Melange Americain, as the French call Corned Beef Hash, is a typical American dish. Thrifty New Englanders prepared corned
“An Old-Fashioned Jiggs and Maggie Dinner”—Master Chef Louis P. De Gouy, The Gold Cook Book (1947) “Important. If the corned beef is to be eaten cold and enjoyed like Westphalia ham, cold Southdown mutton, brook trout in aspic, or a terrine of pâté de foie gras, it should be cooked with devoted care. Yet the
As found in Mr. Big Food’s Big Food Manual and Survivalist Flourishing Guide. Herter’s recipe assumes you’ve made your own corned beef— a process that takes about 15 days. If not, get yourself to the store! This is the previously described method for just cooking the corned beef. COOK CORNED MEAT AS FOLLOWS: “Place the
It’s raining. As of yesterday late afternoon, the models were forecasting mostly sunny. I was going to play with my new solar toy. I’ll keep you updated.
8:30am, March 7, 2019 “Due to circumstances beyond our control… .” That’s a funny phrase. Many circumstances are not beyond our control, in retrospect. In retrospect, we did not need to go to Denver. Had we not, we would have been able to engage the nice young couple who Farm-sat through the storms a few
This won’t be ready for St. Patrick’s Day but might be a fun Spring project for the ambitious! Found in Mr. Big Food’s Big Food Manual and Survivalist Flourishing Guide. From Bull Cook and Authentic Historical Recipes and Practices by George Leonard Herter and Bertie E. Herter (1960/1970) HOW TO MAKE REAL CORNED VENISON, ANTELOPE,
Hobbiton, New Zealand! From Kat & Tony’s Newsletter: To get to Hobbiton, you drive into farm country. Actually, most of New Zealand is farm country, but in this case you drive into places where it’s tough to get a cell signal. We arrived late the night before — late enough that we weren’t sure whether
A short story of preparedness by Dr. Marica, Full Professor in the Department of Redundancy Department. Just heard the first rumble of thunder, but who care about that when there’s a box in the mail to open? Curiously, it was not taped shut. I will comment on that at Amazon. My RAVPower Solar Charger 24W
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Rocky is set to alert, as is the weather radio. Everything that’s chargeable– including the chargeable things I use to charge other things– was charged yesterday. Tornado room floor cleared of power tools needed for yesterday’s project. Kitchen clean. Bath towels washed, dried, & put away. Small flashlight (made in USA, I see) in right
Furthermore, the [program] founders understood that if wonder deserts the student at any step in the educational process, that education loses its proper form. It becomes a mechanical art, a burden to the student rather than a joy. Wonder is thus not only the beginning but also the sustaining principle of the best education, because
Via Powerline’s The Week in Pictures. Many more at the link!
Via Powerline’s The Week in Pictures.
Quick update. Tiger is still more or less confined to the Workshop, though I try to let him out for an hour or so each day. He’s collarless, and tries to scratch his face on the ground, which is not cool, so unless I’m outside paying attention, he’s in the Workshop for a few more
They cared so little for plain fact, these people, and were in that advanced state of degeneracy on the subject, that instead of being impressed by the speaker’s strong common sense, they took it in extraordinary dudgeon.