Archive for June, 2010

Updated Mini

As interesting (and inevitable) as the rebranding of “iPhone OS” to “iOS” was not to mention the introduction of the iPhone 4, more interesting to me was the quiet refresh of the Mac Mini line. I’ve owned a “mini” ever since they came out. They are great products and fit nicely into life – mine is […]


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Lucy’s Last Fire

The call was made, the decision reached. Lucy’s health took a turn that wasn’t sustainable. We all didn’t want to remember Lucy that way and I’m quite sure Lucy didn’t enjoy the state she was in. As a family we made the decision to have Lucy put to sleep on June 9th 2010. There was […]


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Lucy’s Short Time

I called the vet this AM about putting Lucy down. Lucy’s diabetes has really emaciated her, she’s weak, eats in spurts and while she hasn’t totally lost control of her bodily functions it’s apparent that she can’t wait much beyond feeling the urge. When we last chatted with vet she said we would know when it was time. […]


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Impromptu Thai Chicken

I decided not to do an exhaustive meal plan this week just to break up the routine. I ended up getting some basic – salmon steaks, boneless skinless chicken breasts, and steaks for the week and just “wing it” with whatever I happened to have. Tonight nobody was really interested in eating when I got […]


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Cheesy Cakes

Well, perhaps more like a cracker or a puff – I hesitate to call it a “cake”. Regardless they went together pretty easy and cooked up better than I expected. Starting off with the dough I had my doubts that they would rise at all. A bit of flour, butter and cheese kept extremely cold […]


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Charcoal N00b

I really can’t recall the last time (or any time) that I actually grilled on charcoal, but I’ve been watching and reading enough about grilling on natural charcoal that I wanted to learn how. So this weekend, being Memorial Day, I purchased a 22.5″ Weber One-Touch Silver grill, a chimney starter, a bag of natural charcoal and […]


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