Blurt!Sben

Tonight’s kitchen victory: stracciatella alla Romana (Roman egg drop soup).

Jul 3, 2019, 11:41pm

What to read next? Recent releases are (in rough order of how long I think they’ll take to read)

  • Empress of Forever, Max Gladstone
  • The Raven Tower, Ann Leckie
  • Fall, Neal Stephenson

Or, something like Why Buddhism is True from the long list.

Jul 2, 2019, 7:26am (edited)

Finished reading The Collector by Jack Nisbet, a biography of David Douglas, the naturalist of Douglas-fir fame. Almost more interesting as a window on life as a European in the early-19th-century Pacific Northwest.

Jul 1, 2019, 10:33pm (edited)

Beer with Steve and Fender at Hellbent Brewing Company.

Jul 1, 2019, 8:18pm (edited)

Sat in on the dude’s D&D game yesterday.

Jul 1, 2019, 6:41am

Today’s kitchen victory: helped the kids make chocolate ice cream.

Jun 30, 2019, 3:45pm

It’s apparently Negroni week (it’s a hundred years old this month?), so I’m having one: equal parts gin, sweet vermouth, and Campari, definitely not to everybody’s taste.

Jun 29, 2019, 10:06pm (edited)

Fixed the RSS feed, and made the copyright dynamic.

Jun 29, 2019, 8:21pm (edited)

Tonight’s kitchen victory: linguini with fried lemon slices.

Jun 29, 2019, 7:08pm

At the Shoreline Arts Festival with the family.

Jun 29, 2019, 1:05pm

The dude has started playing Skyrim.

Jun 20, 2019, 1:27pm

Last day of school for the kids, so Meghan and I are at Kaffeeklatsch enjoying coffee and breakfast.

Jun 20, 2019, 9:06am