Posts Tagged "Butter"


Bryan Cranston’s Underwear…

Bryan Cranston’s Underwear…


Posted By on Aug 4, 2016

…and “Bag-End Biscuits” After a frenetic binge-watch of Breaking Bad (only my second viewing) and after seeing most of Malcolm in the Middle, I’m convinced that Bryan Cranston is the man I’ve seen most often in his underwear, with the exception of two other men. So—Cranston ranks number three. Of course, my husband is the number one wearer of underwear in front of me. Number two was my father. He...

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Doomsday Approacheth…

Doomsday Approacheth…


Posted By on Jun 5, 2016

…and “Bombur’s Pork-Pie” Recently, I had a dream/nightmare wherein our new president was named Donald Trump. For some reason, he was in bed, eating some meat loaf. Why meat loaf? I think somewhere along the line, I had heard a report that his son-in-law had wondered why his father-in-law would even want to be president because of all the work involved. He pictured dad usually sitting on the couch in the...

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Mom, Monty Python…

Mom, Monty Python…


Posted By on May 17, 2016

…and “Belladonna Took’s Lemon Cake” My mom occasionally liked to see films at our local art cinema, The Guild. One day she took us to see And Now For Something Completely Different, starring a band of relatively obscure Brits collectively known as Monty Python’s Flying Circus. I was ten and my sister was seven. It was 1972—why wasn’t she taking us to see some Disney film, like Napoleon and Samantha?...

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“Cheddar Sage Scones”

“Cheddar Sage Scones”


Posted By on Apr 4, 2016

From “The Hobbit”—Bilbo’s Pantry Some of the dwarves demolish Bilbo’s beautiful round seed-cakes (see my previous post) and are now “starting on a round of buttered scones.” The furious and “altogether bewildered and bewuthered” Bilbo now takes requests from all the dwarves and Gandalf, who, Bilbo suspects, “Seems to know as much about the inside of my larders as I do...

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The Oscar Rush…

The Oscar Rush…


Posted By on Mar 17, 2016

…and a “Beautiful Round Seed-Cake” Aside from the obvious controversy that (rightfully) loomed over this year’s Oscars, I thought the show was pretty average. It was filled with gorgeous dresses, some rather flat jokes, some very smart female comic actresses making very unfortunate jokes (yes, I’m talking about Sarah Silverman and my favorite, Tina Fey), as well as some charming moments and well-deserved...

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