I have just made v. 1.0 of Hungarian Mushroom soup, to stay in <lj user="synthcat">'s mode of soup-making. My 1.0 is his 2.0, because he was nice enough to tell me to double the paprika. Wish I didn't already have dinner, but this will go in the fridge to reheat tomorrow with spaghetti squash on [...]
Archive for November, 2004
the house is ours again, DLJ's parents are back in the Bay Area. DLJ left at 4:30 am to drive them to the airport, the bed didn't sit right with me while he was gone. This irritated me. It wasn't that he was missing, somehow my back is used to the mattress with his weight [...]
I'm just beginning my turkey. the carcass is in a stockpot, the rest is waiting in the fridge for a few hours. I dismantle my turkey before cooking it. Light and dark comes out perfect and the dark is braised for hours in a gin/bourbon braising liquid with other secret goodies. DLJ went to the [...]
We are having our Thanksgiving Dinner tomorrow. DLJ's parents are arriving today. I need to go pick up my fresh turkey at some point, braving the supermarket. Luckily, that one thing is all I need to get, so I will go this morning and hopefully slip in and out without too much of a wait. [...]
If you are really interested in my thoughts of late on stuff vs. happiness, internal contentment vs. external pressures, society, all that, and if you really want to follow where I go, even just in thought, then <a href="http://www.growthfetish.com/download.htm">Download Chapter 2, the middle link, from the book Growth Fetish</a> by Clive Hamilton. It's free, in [...]
gas bill 2 cats to vet bill luny to ear dr. bill water bill catalytic converter bill some other thing for car that wont pass DEQ bill credit card for ankimo at vet bill all today. Whee. Fun on one income! I will not touch savings. I will not touch savings. I will not touch [...]
My dept. is having a potluck today, Mexican style. I brought in a fruit salsa, and just had a yummy small burrito with all the other yummy goodies people brought in. Tasty! What a good idea!
I owe the journal my Art Walk. Maybe I will post this one in the old, large journal, too. Why don't I write in there these days? I'm not sure. It's just as easy now to write over there, as here. Though I need to stop the spam crap. I knew there was a reason [...]
They ARRIVED. <img src="http://www.lunesse.com/img/bookbonanza.jpg" /> What to read first? Oh, I just don't KNOW!!!!!!! I am so HAPPY.
But I found this on treehugger this morning, and I found it very interesting considering my thinking of late. I think it might be worth a read, maybe I will download the less expensive paper-free form to read on my old, barely used Handspring. Or at least my home computer. It IS a laptop, I [...]