The topic for this week was inspired by the following fine paragraph from this Ricochet post on September 25, 2019 about the media meltdown surrounding Donald Trump’s phone call with the President of Ukraine. (Whatever his name is. “Z” something. Just like me): Why not speculate on a different hypothetical situation? “The whistleblower says the… Continue reading Friday Food and Drink Post: Cultural Appropriation Edition
There is a fountain of youth: it is in your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age. — Sofia Villani Scicolone And there is much more from the young woman who once… Continue reading Occasional Quote of the Day: A One-Woman Positivity Machine
So, here we are, sitting happily in our cosy little nest, while just down the road from us, and six hundred feet or so below it, the relentless cutters of the longwall mine machine advance, cutting a seven-foot high and eight-foot-at-a-time wide swath, eight hundred or so feet long, of coal, which is dumped onto… Continue reading They Are Coming
My last little post on these pages celebrated the joys of Ricochet meetups and of promoting local products, so this time I thought I’d turn the lens outward, to foods from around the world. Not so much in the sense of authentic national dishes (like Mr. Right's childhood favorite, Czernina, Polish duck blood soup)–although feel free… Continue reading Friday Food and Drink Post: Go Global!