Table scraps are “orts” in the crossword world. Most of us hope never to see the word again. Also, Medicare folks can save tons on prescription drugs with a simple phone call. And a brief foray into foods I’ve never heard of…
Back in 1965, I organized a day-long treasure hunt around Martha’s Vineyard for a bunch of teenagers who were the children of Washington’s “Best and Brightest” in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. It’s a miracle we didn’t all end up in jail…
A few thoughts on “personal architecture” – as in, how are you made? Plus, my favoritest ever Greek dish – Moussaka!
No food this time – just an account of perhaps the most extraordinary half year in my life, in Brattleboro, Vermont, in the late ’90s.
A wonderful, rich baked scallop recipe, and Margaret recalls the late Cecil Caine at his most ornery.
A perfect, rich, genuine Southern pecan pie recipe that uses no corn syrup, and some easy chatter about “Just who do you think you are?” with one possible approach to finding an answer: the Johari Window.
I try to make the famous two-slit experiment in quantum physics simple and accessible. Uh huh. How do you do that when the final results are utter nonsense? Also a terrific, smooth and rich Bolognese sauce – much better than the recipe I posted years ago.
Sen. Michael Thibodeau has single-handedly dealt a mortal blow to Ranked Choice Voting. Yes, he’s Senate President and a Republican, but does that entitle him to obstruct the will of the people? Uh uh.
Delicious and tasty chicken wings with Nigerian spices! And some thoughts on the derogatory term “trailer trash,” and people we’ve known who defy the stereotype. (They’re also in three of my four novels as significant characters).
The fate of Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) almost certainly will be determined this week by the state legislature, and it’s not looking good. At least not for the 53% of you who voted for it last November.