Another incredibly delicious way to prepare eggs, and Philip Glass, arguably the world’s best living composer, astonishes the staff of a small Providence arts club with a surprise request to practice on their piano. For over an hour.
Margaret tempts us with her steamed eggs, which she says many people haven’t tried, and remembers an accidental conversation with Percy Baines.
You’ve never heard of Michael Weber, but he is always the smartest person in the room, and the most remarkable person I’ve ever met. A brief excursion into magic, mind-reading, and an amazing talent who fiercely masks his genius.
“Tear here” is always a crap shoot, but the words “peel here” strike terror into my heart. And introducing the Saucy Fish Co. of the U.K., exporting fish to Maine. We were treated with free samples, after which I treated myself to an ethical dilemma…
I recently took a “memory test” as part of my application for long-term care insurance. They told me to take it very seriously, which I didn’t, until…
A simple welcoming poem I wrote for my new granddaughter, and for all newly arrived baby girls.
It starts like this: “There was always lots of snow then, and you’d go out with your brother wearing your scratchy wool jacket and hole-y mittens and corduroy pants worn smooth, along with those leaking galoshes, and you’d build snow forts and an arsenal of snowballs…” but the ending belongs to you.
Sumptuous, delectable chocolate-pecan bourbon balls, an easy recipe that requires a few moments of physical violence, but for all the folks who will go “ooh… aah…”, it’s well worth it.
Bananas Foster Flambe, an exciting light show on the stovetop.
Just like her, you may be funnier than you think. Also, a verbal scramble through politics, haunted bathroom stuff, appliance abuse, being a Nielsen ratings family, and more…