Author: Marica

Marica

I Had One or Two Good Intentions

I Had One or Two Good Intentions

And that’s about as far as I got. Today, Daughter C and I traveled to Exit #168 on I20 in Alabama to meet Miss M. 11:20 Central, I arrive to pick C up. 11:20 Central, I’m waiting for C. 4:25 Central, we’re in Gordo Alabama, heading west. 8:45 Central, The Pack is Back. And you

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Numbers | Calculations | & of Course, Missy

Numbers | Calculations | & of Course, Missy

I’ve been looking at some numbers, calculating drive times, ETAs, & cetera, and dealing with Missy as I’ve been doing these other things. Stay tuned! Hopefully it will be a quick trip and Miss M., Daughter C, and I will be back on the Farm in time for more numbers looking. Poor Mr. Big Food. He’ll

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Black Friday, 2012

In what looks to become a yearly chit-chat ritual, Mr. Big Food has begun asking me when the term “Black Friday” became part of our your the Christmas Season vocabulary. And I’ve begun answering that I should know the answer to that question because I answered it last year.  If you are interested, the answer

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Cultural Differences: Now, see, that’s aseptible.

Cultural Differences: Now, see, that's aseptible.

‘Aseptible’ is an inside joke I’m outing. One of The Girls’ Grade School Teachers had problems pronouncing the word ‘acceptable.’ She probly didn’t even know One of the Girls told us about her prblm and that her prblm was continues to be a source of great fun for us. But let’s not be krewl. I,

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We Are Missing a Dime

Not THE dime. A dime. Mr. Mr. Big Food & I are engaging in some crappy old behavior: balancing the checkbook. We’re off A dime. We started off 200 dollars and A dime off. Mr. Big Food discovered an arithmetic error, and now we’re off A dime. He looked for it. A dime is Mr.

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Trytophan

My response to Daughter C’s response to my email discussing the menu responsibilities for Thanksgiving dinner (we provide turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, pies and maybe cranberries; Miss M does a vegan version of green bean casserole; others are asked to contribute): And as always, let folks know that if the tryptophan & wine are just

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Look Out!

Look Out!

There’s a Vegan in the Kitchen!! [Original photo GIMP’ed courtesy of info in Kat’s How-to-GIMP e-Book.] Miss M spent all day in the kitchen. She baked non-vegan coffee cake from a recipe Mr. Big Food sent her. She cleaned. And she made Monday is Vegan Night Pot Pie. I’m told the recipe for the pot

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