Mosaic rhymes with Aramaic, so that lends credence to my belief that it is a language. Well, anyway, my husband speaks Mosaic. He wrote “I love Laura” all over our kitchen wall in tile pieces shaped into things like sunflowers, dragonflies, bees, and birdhouses. You might need a translator to understand it, but after nearly […]
Things we generally do inside.
Anyone who has ever entertained ideas of frugality, food storage, a back-to-basics diet, or farmstead cooking has tried cooking dry beans. I have a good supply of beans in my downstairs pantry, maybe a few too many, maybe a few years old, and they appear to get drier all the time. Earlier this week I […]
(Left-overs from recipe below) Some days dinner is unplanned and turns out unexpectedly wonderful, so I thought I’d share what I did. 10 or so cups cubed potatoes 2-3 cups carrots 12 cups water 2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp black pepper one large onion, finely diced, about 1 cup 3 TBSP butter 2 TBSP olive […]
Many futuristic films have robots where someone sits in a console in the head or chest of this human-noid machine and operates it. It always looks like a combination of thrill ride and extreme frustration. The robot is huge and strong, but movements are stiff and frequently unwieldly. I know where the idea originated. Someone […]
Sunday the 6th of December, Natalie and I had to dissect worms for a science experiment. We started setting up at about 3:00 o’clock, when Dad was hanging upside down doing back exercises and Mom and Beth were getting ready to take the dog for a walk. Natalie and I had to find the dissection […]