Tag Archives: food and cooking

skylancer and mai tai

That sounds like a low rent team up comic:  “Skylancer and Mai Tai in: Secrets Prowl the Old Bazaar”.  Better put that in the notebook. Jack or Iowa or Mr. Spit could be reading a Skylancer and Mai Tai comic … Continue reading

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antelopia

Enter Antelopia with another image from the new phone camera.  There are places in the world where it is probably common to capture two sorts of antelope in one snapshot, but Northern Indiana is not usually one of them.  And … Continue reading

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from the old notebook– a fragment of dialog

As I gear up to finish a bunch of comics, here is the first post of things I found in the old notebook.   In honor of spring, enjoy this  fragment of true life seasonal dialog. Two people are driving around … Continue reading

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friday doggerel

How does a late afternoon appointment with the eye doctor end up lasting more than two hours?  Two eye exams, five pairs of glasses to fit, and a mindbending encounter with the dreaded health care system… it would be funny … Continue reading

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how long is easter?

Who knows the length of cultural holidays?  The notebook knows.  This post comes from notes taken last Thursday at Walgreen’s, as the Valentine’s candy made its final journey over to Clearance and the Seasonal Candy aisle was cleared for the … Continue reading

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yorkshire pudding (goes slightly berserk)

My husband usually makes the Yorkshire pudding to accompany our prime rib feasts, which are a feature on New Year’s and occur occasionally at other times of the year.  His are made in individual popover pans, are light as bubbles, … Continue reading

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all american thanksgiving

It happened late this year, but today was Thanksgiving Day in the US.  For those not familiar with the holiday, it has grand ambitions as a festival of harvest gratitude, but is general celebrated in a humbler way by gathering … Continue reading

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mystery location

Where was I yesterday? If you’re a fan of fonts or flat pack furniture, I’m sure you can guess.  Whether or not you like the store or its stock, you have to admire those gorgeous Nordic capital letters.  I personally … Continue reading

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mini mamut

The mini mammoth, sometimes called a dwarf mammoth, is a real animal, though (sadly) an extinct one.  Insular dwarfism occurs when populations of animals are isolated on islands or in other remote places and, over time, individuals become smaller to enable … Continue reading

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winner, winner, chicken dinner

In a follow up to yesterday’s post, the late Raymond Loewy was certainly a powerful draw.  I won’t bore you with numbers and stats, but the humble blog had 122 visitors yesterday from the States, 68 from Germany, 47 from … Continue reading

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