Tag Archives: food and cooking

how to make fake cinnamon rolls. hint: the cinnamon is not fake.

If you sometimes get a craving for big, sticky, yeasty cinnamon rolls, the kind with the white vanilla frosting all over them, and you also happen to have someone in your household who likes that dreadful King’s Hawaiian Bread, there … Continue reading

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placemat sketch– mermaid

I did a placemat sketch today!  In years past this would hardly be a notable occasion, but with so few restaurants* using paper placemats any more the opportunities are far less common than they used to be.  Steak and Shake … Continue reading

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happy national dairy week!

And here you thought I’d forgotten all about it.  But Culver’s was there to remind me this weekend.  If you don’t live in the US Midwest, you may not be familiar with Culver’s, which is a chain of order-at-the-counter-and-they-bring-it-to-the-table restaurants … Continue reading

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little lambs

Whether your fleece is white as snow or you’re the black sheep of the family, here’s hoping you had a good Easter or Passover, or that you enjoyed whatever you did to celebrate the fact that one of the worst … Continue reading

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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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