These were remarkably good! I have fresh dill out in the garden and it makes a difference. This is, of course, the appetizer version. “Cook’s Notes: “Ingredient Substitution: One-half teaspoon of dried dill weed can be used in place of the fresh dill. “Recipe Variation: These open-face sandwiches make great appetizers. Prepare Dilly Smoked Salmon
They talked philosophy for two hours before they made their way to social hour where they… wait for it… continued to talk philosophy and other stuff for another couple of hours. Otto is a reference to Otto and His Notebook. From that infallible source: “The Extended Mind” by Andy Clark and David Chalmers (1998) is the paper that originally stated
Powerline’s The Week in Pictures. FYI: I debated on this one but I knew SueK would want it!
More coming. Via Powerline’s The Week in Pictures.
This is beyond cool. Some guy somewhere did the floor plans for a bunch of Television shows’ apartments and homes. I pulled a couple from this site. Here’s Pooh’s house from the artist’s site. Prints are for sale! Enjoy!
Personal Development The majority of us are too easily satisfied, especially where personal development is concerned. We are, as a nation, energetic, ambitious and by nature acquisitive; but too many time our business or profession is merely. the means to an end, and this is where the mistake is made. If we are in our
Bi-weekly and semi-weekly give me a headache. Though I know the difference, it’s too much work. Filled up the truck tank! Nothing much of note where we went. It rained some. I’m confused by solitary people walking along side the road in full on masks. Dude. Whereas in the ABC store there are none. But
The pineapple was a nice touch.
Making Haste Slowly The greatest misfortune that can befall a man is to be placed in an advanced position without having earned the experience below it. –J.C. Penney, Lines of a Layman (1956)
The Apartment has been converted to a Social Distance Compliant Lecture Hall– MAXIMUM CAPACITY 10– complete with a lectern. My laptop will communicate with the television via an HDMI cable, and as luck would have it, Mr. Big Food did bring home the PPT slide advancer from his office lo those many months ago. So
On this day in 1842, Ambrose Bierce was born. On this day in 1314, the Battle of Bannockburn was waged. Today is one of those days on which I again learn how ignorant I am. That infallible source– Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (June 24, 1842 – circa 1914) was an American short story writer, journalist, poet, and Civil
will be along sometime. Mr. Big Food has asked me to delete ~400 words. It’s taking some time. I’ve eliminated about 100 so far. Wish me luck.
Nothing happened today. I’m serious. If you know of anything that happened today, let us know. Of course, when you read this 24 hours from my now, who the heck knows what may have happened? Daily Readings June 23 Longfellow’s The Day is Done The Beleaguered City The Bridge Whittier’s Ichabod Maud Muller Interesting note
Originally posted November 2011; minor edits. Background on the fable here, but only the first few paragraphs– then it’s politics. Retold by Alan Benjamin Those of a certain age may remember this little story of two friends who live in very different worlds. “A city mouse was once invited to visit a friend who lived in
Empty Lives TOO MANY MEN close their purse strings and cut their heart strings—and so live empty lives. This is a glorious old world, but our privilege of living in it necessarily brings certain obligations to us. –J.C. Penney, Lines of a Layman (1956)
“Types of dinner menus. Dinner is the meal at which we most frequently entertain our friends. There is a wide variety in the… It’s drudge work Monday! Also Marica cooks Monday. Our Family Dinner this evening will be Bryant Juicy Jumbo hot dogs, buns, Lay’s Classic potato chips, and macaroni salad with all sort of
Building Upon Experience “EXPERIENCE IS THE great teacher. I shall never forget the remark an uncle made to me one time when I was a small lad. My boy,” said he, ‘you will have to breathe it through your own nose.’ “I could hardly grasp the significance of his remark, but I never forgot it,
Born today in the year 1888, Alan Seeger. He died in WWI. Pete Seeger’s uncle. His most famous poem is the first Daily Reading. That in fallible source tells me it was JFK’s favorite. Mysterious ways & all. Daily Readings June 22 I have a Rendezvous with Death [published posthumously] O. Henry’s Gift of the