The Big House smells of smoke on account of the fact that I’ve been lightening our few remaining logs with packing paper. Dinner was outstanding. There are 37 unwritten posts re: why I hate JoMo. Texted Max. It’s good to stay in touch with Friends. Happy New year. I can still smell the smoke from
Phone home. Merry Christmas!
Photographs from two weeks ago. I’ll be posting more from the trip for the next several weeks as I work to reclaim the house. 28 days, 11 hours, and 45 minutes’ worth of dust is really something to see! The apartment’s kitchenette was pretty well equipped. There was no potato masher, though, so I had
What a tremendous week at Powerline’s The Week in Pictures
FYI. Powerline’s The Week in Pictures is a bonanza! Here’s one that came in before the coffee refill. For Miss M.
See also, how much wood would a wood chuci…
The dogs were happy to see us, as were little kitten and Tiger. The joint is none the worse for wear, though high on my list is vacuuming. There’s a deer shoulder in one of the freezers! Percolator coffee. And lots of it. Five days until Christmas! I’ve decided to get the Spode out. Signing
I’m just trying to make my way back to the Farm. Two days with Phen an Miss M. Coffee with Daughter C and the J man. Will miss Kat and Tony. A few hours with Mom. And then back to the Farm!!
but that’s what happens when you spend most of your day over the Atlantic Ocean.
Packing up and saying good bye to Burgerhaus-Salmeyer. I will miss Franz’ overpriced breakfasts. (The Institute paid for Mr. Big Food’s, not mine. I went up to Franz’ office to pay. A cool 124e for nine breakfasts. That’s like almost $140 in real money.) Best eggs ever. Croissants were flakey good. The apricot infused honey
via American Digest, Online Punctuation and Usage Guide: Strong Language Warning. He says, “I said…‘STRONG LANGUAGE WARNING,’” and he’s not kidding. Putting the Punctuation and Usage Guide below the fold on account of, U No, strong language warning.
This is from weeks ago— our first morning in Budapest, 11/24/2019. Let me define the problem space. Despite spending about three weeks in early November (after Mr. Big Food semi-recovered from being a Hip Crip— remember that?) preparing to travel, I failed to pack a pour-over cone in the checked bags. Recall that we *always*
We were out of coffee and coffee filters, and we cannot have that. So I made a trip to the market. I picked up my bag, because bags costs money at the market. Fortunately (we are ever so worldly and know these things) we packed a bag from home. Thanks to Whole Foods for giving
From the collection at The First Romanian School in Brasov. Interestingly, books and pamphlets were printed as single (double sided) pages, and not in quarto format. A quarto (from Latin quartō, ablative form of quartus, fourth ) is a book or pamphlet made up of one or more full sheets of paper on which 8 pages of text were printed,