Monthly Archives: March 2014

Peggy Sue, juiced, social capital in Maine, must-see dance event

OJ

Smorgasbord today… Peggy Sue’s paradiddles in Clovis New Mexico, what’s really in your orange juice?!, introducing what social capital is all about in Maine, and a strong plug for a truly eye-opening, breathtaking dance performance next weekend at the Strom Auditorium.

Contact!, SETI, the “Wow” Signal of ’77, wild and weird New Mexico

The VLA in tight "D" formation. Three arms of tracks are each 13 miles long. (photo by Ned White)

What is New Mexico, anyway? A kind of sprawling “grand opera” of science, mystery, ancient tradition, and persistent puzzlement – seen through the lenses of wild-eyed physicists, dedicated astronomers, legions of New Agers and light-workers, centuries-old Spanish, Pueblo, and nomadic Indian cultures…

Classic French bread boules — A scatter of voices

Classic French bread

Overnight (but minimal kneading) classic French bread boules with crunchy crusts… and a collection of voices, recorded and live, that shock, calm, and entertain, with some fun audio samples.

Bourbon chocolate pecan cookies – a love letter to Cuprum, Idaho

bourbon pecan chocolate drop cookies

Deliciously addictive gluten-free (or not) chocolate chocolate chip cookies with bourbon, pecans, and coconut, and a memoir about two journeys to one of the smallest and remotest communities in the lower United States: Cuprum, Idaho.