“National Athiest Party Cancels Convention ….”

August 31, 2012 at 7:54 am (Icepick)

Apparently not enough people believed in it.

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Gaps in time

August 30, 2012 at 2:42 pm (Icepick)

The other night my wife noted something remarkable. “Do you realize that men walking on the Moon is more distant in time to Cat [our daughter] than WWII is to me?”

She’s right. WWII ended in 1945, she was born in 1971. Men last walked on the Moon in 1972, Cat was born in 2010. Incredible!

(I was born in 1968, BTW.)

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Neil Armstrong – RIP

August 25, 2012 at 4:34 pm (Icepick)

CNN – Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, dies

Only eight of the 12 men who have walked on the Moon remain alive now.

ADDED: Here’s footage of Armstrong escaping death while practicing for the lunar landing in the Bell Aerosystems Lunar Landing Research Vehicle:

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Snow Cone of DOOM!

August 22, 2012 at 11:20 am (Icepick)

Yeah, it’s another one.

Oddly, I’m not all that concerned.

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Ron wants…. steak sauce.

August 21, 2012 at 11:22 am (By Ron)


Of all the foodie blogs I read, Smitten Kitchen is my favorite, which is saying a lot, as this is an excellent time for foodie blogs and even just recipe sites.
The reason I like Smitten Kitchen so much is that unlike a lot of the other blogs, they usually keep it pretty straight forward, but usually giving you something new and interesting at the same time.  Take this recipe for a steak sauce!  I normally don’t give steak sauce a second thought (Worcestershire or A1) but even though this has a fair amount of ingredients I am intrigued by the tastes here.  You can read the whole procedure over there but I like the idea of all these flavors!  Tomato puree, orange juice(!),Worcestershire,ground ginger, molasses, allspice, ground mustard, balsamic vinegar, pepper,salt,onion powder and olive oil, not to mention a charred red pepper!  Plus the article gives me the idea of putting this on a number of things, from potatoes to scrambled eggs to maybe a simple hamburger.  Making one’s own sauces….I hadn’t given it much thought but it seems intriguing.

I will make this (anyone have some allspice and ground ginger?) and let you know how it works out.


image courtesy of the Smitten Kitchen site

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Go ahead…take your dog dancing!

August 8, 2012 at 10:11 pm (By Ron)

I know this is CatVille…but this is for the DogPeople….If you can’t get your puppy to do this, Elanor Powell does it for you… nice ending!

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