A spicy Moroccan concoction of lamb balls (kefta) and buttery couscous – very tender and exotically flavored if you stick to the original recipe (we didn’t). Plus, after some polling of a few friends roughly my age, why is it that we seem to have fewer close friends as we grow older? Is it okay? Is it normal?
I’m a sucker for really good dance performance – dance that bends the rules, keeps us on our toes. “Grit and Grace” at the Camden Opera House April 1 and 2 was all of that, and a lot more. Awesome stuff, thanks to Kea Tesseyman and her Kinetic Energy Alive company of dancers, ages 6 to 60.
I struggle with iMovie on my Mac and eventually come out with something I like – my photos set to a very cool song. Also, Margaret checks in with the story of Milton Breel’s chat with his son-in-law to be.
Just made my first-ever piping hot wrap roll-up with a gluten-free wrap. Huge success! A few noodlings on gluten sensitivity, and then we bid a hearty “B’bye” to what used to be the “New South.”
In which I contemplate the qualifications and challenges of becoming a part-time guru, possibly poised atop Mount Battie.
Your top 16 favorite recipes from the last 2 1/4 years based on page views – from super simple to exhausting and grueling – and all of them on a rarefied, exalted plane of ultra-deliciousness. Dig in!
Billy was a friendly and outgoing kid, a visitor to one of our yard sales in Olympia. Then we had a look at the skin on his arms and legs.
A MoveOn petition encouraging Maine superdelegates to vote the will of the people… and release of my latest novel, STRING THEORIES, where —
A brilliant young Los Alamos physicist with amnesia meets a young woman on the run from her husband. She’s self-described “trailer trash” seeking Buddhist wisdom; he just wants to learn what happened to the first 23 years of his life. They meet by “accident,” but was it really?
A wild, adventurous love story of quantum physics and faith, playing out across the unruly cultural landscape of northern New Mexico and the Great Plains.
Why is Nebraska so cool? Especially the Panhandle. I try to find out, probing past a childhood fascination with the state. Maybe another dinner at Applebee’s will help me remember.
A terrific Spanish dish baked eggs with veggies, prosciutto and chorizo – so much flavor with so few spices. Like, none! Also, an upcoming Maine caucus workshop in Belfast, Jan. 28…