Papaya Henge

My old digital camera stopped working, so that traumatic event became the excuse I eventually used to buy TWO new digital cameras! The first one, which I received yesterday, is another 5MP point and shoot. Very small, great size to slip in my purse, goof off with, take people photos… Continue reading

Tuesday is Pancake Day!

Stop by your local IHOP (International House of Pancakes) for a free short stack tomorrow! As they say: “Join IHOP to celebrate National Pancake Day (also known as Mardi Gras, or Shrove Tuesday) on Tuesday, February 20, 2007. From 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., we’ll give you one free short… Continue reading

Nice Pear

I was just playing around with my watercolors and painted this pear. Then I thought, “Hey, that’s a nice pear!” True Story! Of course, when you put it on a t-shirt, it’s POSSIBLE that it could take on an additional meaning, but I’m sure that’s the farthest thing from your… Continue reading


Thanks to Mrs. Picasso for the link to this bizarre story about the number and kind of people who actually steal meat from grocery stores, which hath been dubbed Meatlifting. I actually wish I found this more surprising but with the cheapest hamburger in our area of California going for… Continue reading

It’s an egg, it’s a frittata, it’s… Omelette Man!

And Omelette Woman! Streaking around the globe, folding egg concoctions in half, maintaining fluffy texture, and making sure omelette lovers everywhere are satisfied with gooey cheese and half-moon shaped meals! Okay, really, John just makes fantastic omelettes. They’re not overloaded with ingredients (I hate crunchy things in my omelettes!) but… Continue reading

Stilton….. Perfume????

Apparently, the people who make Stilton blue cheese have launched their own perfume. No kidding! Really! “It claims to ‘recreate the earthy and fruity aroma’ of the cheese ‘in an eminently wearable perfume’.” Now, I’ve always said if they could make a scent like a food such as baked bread… Continue reading

Why Don’t I Remember?

It’s a stupid thing, but I always forget. You can’t butter toast with a fork. Well, you CAN, but it’s extremely annoying and takes forever – the butter starts melting and sticking and will go BETWEEN the tines instead of across the toast surface. And I know this because every… Continue reading

Another Reason to Love Tillamook!

“Dairy farmers whose cows provide milk for the second largest producer of chunk cheese in the nation (Tillamook) voted Monday to ban a Monsanto Co. hormone on schedule, rejecting pressure from the chemical company…. Rick North, spokesman for Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility, called the Tillamook ban a victory for… Continue reading