And my favorite– All from Powerline’s The Week in Pictures
If there’s an Oxford Comma, why isn’t there also a Cambridge Comma? Or maybe it has merely been overtaken by what I call the “Shatner-Walken Comma,” which runs something like: “What, do you mean, a Cambridge, comma? All you, need, is more, cowbell. And, Yeoman Rand.” Powerline’s.s The Week in Pictures Pictures coming after coffee
Any bibliophile can tell you that half the pleasure of a well-curated bookshelf is in the sorting. Sarah Rose Sharp, Hyperallergic, February, 14, 2019 This is true. There’s a whole table in the Living Room dedicated to books which I have cleaned, wondered why I had placed them in such & such a location, and
In case you were wondering– given the fact that I spoke to the sheep as if I were addressing human infants– sheep’s auditory frequency range is 100-30,000Hz. The frequency of a human female voice ranges from 165-255Hz (male voice, 85-180). So Mr. Big Food may have to elevate the frequency of his calls. I need
Because ghostsniper asked… . Tiger’s lovely three story condominium. INTERIOR: 1st story– kitchen and breakfast nook with vinyl flooring, enhanced by stabilizing brick. Split-level 2nd story– living and dining room with wall-to-wall carpet. 3rd story carpeted loft– overlooks dining room, scenic view of Big House’s back door, can serve as storm shelter. EXTERIOR: Cedar paneling
Check it out on the biggest screen you have. It updates about every 10 secs. or so. Scroll around, too. Zoom in! What fun! And to think… soon the skies will be empty as will the map. (Though I think there’s a setting to track gliders.)
“Hey, Missy?” Marica asked as she approached Missy’s desk. “Sorry to interrupt, but do you have a minute?” “Sure, Marica,” Missy said slipping off her reading glasses and looking up. “I’m working on the final edits you suggested to my Epic Novel but I could use a break. What’s up?” Missy and Marica just looked
Sort of makes you nostalgic for the crappy olden days of carefree football, doesn’t it?
Everybody’s talkin’ about it! Is anybody really talkin’ about it? More to talk about! All via Powerline’s The Week in Pictures. More at the link!
The preferred model of the smart person is someone whose living space is overwhelmed with books – piled on tables, chairs, shelves, heaped in the corner. Occasionally the occupant will think “now, what was it that Arnold Hasgrove said about agrarian populism in the late 19th century? I just saw that book – ah, it
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More coffee, then more Week in Pictures to come.
SueK’s comment on the 50+ stroganoff recipes post? CHICKEN STROGANOFF????_SHRIMP_ STROGANOFF?????____SPAGHETTI______ STROGANOFF?????Beyond recognition!!!!!!!!!!!!! Named after 19th-century Russian diplomat Count Paul Stroganoff, this dish consists of thin slices of tender beef (usually tenderloin or top loin), onions and mushrooms all sautéed in butter and combined with a sour-cream sauce. Stroganoff is usually accompanied by rice pilaf.
For the folks up north…
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Long time reader & commenter SueK commented, “50+ recipes for stroganoff???? That’s hard to believe!” So I searched Mr Big Food’s Big Food Manual and Survivalist Flourishing Guide and this is what I found. A note on the Roman numeral designations– as in Beef Stroganoff XVI: A recipe, and its name (“Beef Stroganoff”) is considered
Another easy way to prevent bird impacts is simply to keep your household or apartment lights off from dusk until dawn. Andrew Del-Colle, “Three Ways You Can Help Migrating Birds This Fall,” August, 2018. I like birds just as much as the next bird lover, but that’s just stupid. To begin, a spot of editing is
Democracy works (entre nous)– When a knowing intelligent few Tell the people: ‘You rule!’ And each plebeian fool Says: ‘Right, Guv’nor, what must we do?’ — W. Steward in The Penguin Book of Limericks, E.O. Parrott, ed., Bloomsbury Books, London, 1991.
“Hey, Missy!” Marica looked over at Missy who was sprawled out on the bed. “Rocky! Listen to this!” “ruff,” Rocky mumbled. “Um hum, Marica?” Missy barely lifted her head. She was exhausted after the big morning run before the rain. ” Listen to this– you’ll love this,” Marica said. ” Quote, ‘All knowledge, the totality