I love hot and spicy food. Although I’ve never entered a formal competition, I think I could probably win prizes eating it, and I’m always pleased to find new restaurants and new dishes to tempt, and test, my palette. Enter The Golden Pig, a small Korean restaurant, in Cecil Township, PA. Only if you live in… Continue reading Hot Stuff
No, that’s not actually the quote of the day. It’s just a line from one of my favorite poems. The actual quote of the day for today, September 20, 2020, is “Of all losses, time is the most irrecuperable for it can never be redeemed.”–King Henry VIII I have no idea if Henry VIII ever actually… Continue reading Occasional Quote of the Day: Full many a flower is born to blush unseen
Dear Spectacles, I’m giving you fair warning here: I’ve had enough. Enough of your silly games. Enough of listening to you snicker as I stumble blindly around the house trying to find you after you’ve hidden yourselves away for the infinity-umpteenth time (borrowed that locution from my granddaughter who, when she was four, learned about… Continue reading An Open Letter To My Spectacles
I was reminded, via a post on Ricochet, that today (September 15) is "Battle of Britain Day," The post is currently behind the member paywall. If it's promoted to the public feed, I'll add a link. UPDATE: The post was promoted to the public feed. Link is here. This is the story of Auntie Betty,… Continue reading Commemorating “Battle of Britain Day.” And my Auntie Betty (1912-2014)
https://youtu.be/xwrX-LN9-L0 They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them.--Laurence Binyon
Happy First Monday in September (AKA Labor Day) everyone! I hope, in this weird time, as we are about to enter our seventh month of “Fifteen Days to Slow the Spread,” that some of you will be enjoying times with family and friends, and perhaps even a picnic. (Don’t be put off by those who,… Continue reading Summer’s Lease is Almost Up!
Few American writers of the twentieth century so embody the quotably pungent and pithy in their prose as does Dorothy Rothschild Parker. Google her name, and her often caustic, witty, gems just tumble out at you: “The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.”–“If you want to know what God thinks… Continue reading Occasional Quote of the Day: The Pithiest Book Review Ever