Fifty A Day, Plus Expenses

Since I’ve got some down time, I could do one of two things: Work or read. And I’m not working.  Ha! I’m on semester break, so . . . um, yeah. So, I visited a used bookstore – because I have absolutely nothing in my home to read (save for those two hundred books stacked on…

At the Memories Shop

On Wednesday, I will be one month away from the start of a new school term, and a part of me is already itching to start.  I know this because I picked up a flyer for a local business today and found at least a half-dozen grammatical errors during the first reading.  Personally, I think…

Space Food Sticks

Unfortunately, my attempts to find out the cause for Wednesday’s performance at Walmart have all failed miserably, so I guess I’m destined to never know.  Pity, because that was one heck of a show. 

Shrewsbury Pan Biscuits, 1958

A while back, I picked up a copy of the Historical Cookbook of the American Negro (Beacon Press, Boston, 2000).  This book is a reissue of a cookbook originally published by the National Council of Negro Women in 1958.  I don’t recall the reasoning behind the acquisition, except to say that there was a point…

Mad Men

Sunday starts the final episodes of AMC‘s now-legendary series, Mad Men. Even though I’d given up on the show about a season ago (I mean, really – did any of the characters really change?) I’m still sad to see it go, especially since I was such a huge fan when it began.  Mad Men reminded me…

Antiquing Again

I’ve been on another vintage kick, and that translates into more time at the various antique malls in the area.