Posts Tagged "Apple"


This weekend, I will be participating in the Lavender in the Village festival (I’ll post a link to this below). This is supposedly a GIANT event, meaning a few thousand people attend. I have an Herbes de Provence recipe that uses lavender, so I talked them into letting me have a small information table. I was also fortunate to end up inside, instead of outside in the sweltering heat. I won’t be preparing or sampling any...

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In general, I 🙂 the new Facebook emoji.  My newspaper ran this cartoon, however, and I think it really does represent what perhaps many of us would 🙂 to see as emoji: For years, I’ve had a love/hate relationship with Facebook. Lately, it’s been mostly frustration. It seems it has become the place where relatively interesting people go to become boring. I have a fairly wide range of friend-types, and each subset represents...

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Snickers Salad? Only in America…

Snickers Salad? Only in America…


Posted By on May 6, 2014

So there I was, playing my Quiz RPG: World of Mystic Wiz game again (see my “Post-Watergate Salad”). The question was: “From what part of America does ‘Snickers Salad‘ originate?” The available answers were: New England, Deep South, Midwest, and Northwest. I chose Deep South—I was wrong; it was the Midwest. After conducting some vigorous research (the kind that would lend itself to inserting a...

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