A thought I want to get down on paper. My father was born in 1929. He was the third of seven children, and the first male. He worked hard his whole life to succeed. I remember when he bought his first Cadillac, and then the little Cadillac for my mom. Success! In the town where
Long time readers may be wondering why I haven’t been talking about the Mississippi State A&S tailgates yet. New readers may be wondering what I’m taking about. For the past three years, Mr. Big Food and I have not only cooked for the 120 or more who attend the Arts & Sciences tailgate, we were
Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Matt Molloy Claudia has posted some of Molloy’s amazing photos. Give them a look.
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Mr. Big Food cut the Southwest and Hidden Pastures yesterday. Dogs had a fabulous time! Scared up a covey of quail.
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In no particular order, and some repeated from Thursday’s post, here are 10 quick and easy things to do this weekend which hopefully will get your brain ready to prepare for a power outage. It’s all about thinking ahead. 1. Unplug your refrigerator How long does your fridge stay cold and your freezer frozen when
via Powerline’s The Week in Pictures
Have a good one!
Punctuation is perhaps one-tenth rule and nine-tenths art. In that portion that is controlled by art, writers will differ, sometimes radically. The art of punctuation is the art of rhythm, for punctuation’s second function, after its first function of helping to establish clarity, is to set the rhythm of sentences. Rhythm in prose, it turns
Powerline’s The Week in Pictures. More coming.
Of course it will, and then I’ll be muttering about the cold and rain.
Our potter / artist pal, The Alchemist, lives waaay up north. Though you didn’t hear too much about it, Nova Scotia got hit by Dorian. Hundreds of thousands of folks were without power for days. I’m not an expert on Nova Scotia but my assumption is this is not a frequent occurrence for Nova Scotians.
Jeremy Glick was on an Airphone, and so was Todd Beamer. “I know I’m not going to get out of this,” the sales account manager for Oracle, who lived in Cranbury, N.J., told Lisa Jefferson, a GTE Airphone operator. He asked her to pray with him and told her that some passengers might make a
Reposted from May 2014 with updated introduction. I have not complained about the weather recently, but it is stinking hot. HI of over 100 again yesterday. Currently– at 8:40– 78. Filling up one of the dogs’ water bowls and happened to stick my finger in. The cold water coming out of the tub’s spigot (which
Mr. Big Food mentioned over the weekend that he had a paper he wanted me to edit. Needed words cut. Sent it to me today. Said it was 3500 and needed to to be 3000. For some unknown reason having to do with the fact that I am 60 years old and apparently can no
It’s Drudge Work Monday. BUT. The internet is awful. The internet can be awesome. There are some really dumb people out there in the world. There are some really smart people out there. Here’s the story. I had picked up a couple of books from the FOL freebie table. I finally retrieved them from the
Almost Summer. Summer. Still Summer. Christmas. We have officially entered Still Summer. That’s without the heat index– not that that matters. Hardest hit? Poor Tiger.
THE CAMPAIGN FOR REAL BARBECUEBarbecue embodies history and tradition. Since its obscure beginnings, it has been cooked with heat and smoke from burning wood or wood coals. Wood smoke defines Real Barbecue. Without it, one has merely roast meat – “faux ‘cue.” These days good barbecue often comes from hybrid cookers that use gas or