Author Archives: John
I forget which of my friends posted this, and Facebook moved too fast for me to think about it and then find it again, but someone said this weekend that we need to stigmatize the glorification, or at least normalization, … Continue reading
a.k.a. Devil’s Hole, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. I visited here on my Thanksgiving weekend trip to Death Valley.
He had sisterly help with the celebration, especially the cupcake part.
To go with my nice vegetarian soup last night, I roasted a piece of pig! I used this recipe… Boneless Pork Shoulder Roast …now saved on my hard drive as “boneless_pork_shoulder_roast.pdf”. It was VERY good, although a bit too pink … Continue reading
This is from my new Fresh from the Vegetarian Slow Cooker cookbook (thanks, dear!). Eight hours on low in the slow cooker was not quite enough to soften all the peas. Maybe a bit longer next time? Omitted the Liquid … Continue reading
New Basics, p. 95. This soup is fantastic, and has sweet potato purée in it as well. It get a little thick, especially on re-heating. I substituted almond butter for the peanut butter, and it came out wonderfully.
William Gibson, known for having fictionally invented the Internet and a lot else that later came to pass, nailed Fox News in Idoru in 1995, one year before FN’s founding. The “audience”: Which is best visualized as a vicious, lazy, … Continue reading
8:10 a.m., barage of emails, text messages, and phone calls: Hello John M., This is an emergency message for The Claremont Colleges. There is an emergency situation that requires your immediate action to evacuate the campus. Immediately leave the campus … Continue reading
Bravo, Colonel Beebe! Op-ed in Friday’s L.A. Times: article Excerpt: “This new century is teaching us that traditional security tools are far from the only weapons we have to confront today’s challenges. Our nation’s efforts to safeguard the environment around … Continue reading