Category Archives: Elsewhere

Event: Plant Sale and Garden Boutique Fundraiser – Sunday. September 15, 2013 – Noon until 3pm

This event is being hosted by some friends and docents from the Los Angeles Zoo. If you like gardening, and helping out a great cause, stop by and check it out. — Douglas Plants for Pongos!! Orangutans eat plants, we … Continue reading

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Event: Dixieland Jazz Jam at Los Encinos State Historic Park Starring the Yankee Wailers – Sunday, September 15, 2013

September 15th – 1:00 PM Enjoy a picnic while enjoying Dixieland Jazz Jam at Los Encinos State Historic Park Listen under the Oak TreesSunday – September 15th from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PMStarring the Yankee Wailers   Additional information available … Continue reading

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Join the Dog Days of Podcasting – 30 Day Podcasting Challenge – Starts July 30th, 2013

Fellow Friends in Tech member, Kreg Steppe started the first Dog Days of Podcasting Challenge in 2012, as a way to kickstart his own podcasting efforts. I missed that announcement, but I am jumping on board for this years challenge … Continue reading

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“The Promise” – a new children’s book from Rosanne Welch and Dawn Comer Jefferson

Buy Print Edition Buy the Kindle Edition* Based on a true story, The Promise follows Mary, the 9 year old daughter of slave family in Louisiana in the 1850s. Because Mary and her father can read and write, Mary’s family … Continue reading

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My Favorite Things for March 2013 – Douglas E. Welch

As always, let me know what types of interesting items you would like to see and I will keep an eye out for them especially. — Douglas Garden / Large Stone Steps in Garden Home / Barn House – I … Continue reading

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TV Worth Watching 2: The Story of Science from BBC (6 parts)

TV Worth Watching is a new series highlighting my favorite television viewing. I am a big fan of UK television, so you are sure to see many UK shows and movies featured here. — Douglas TV Worth Watching: The Story of … Continue reading

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Elsewhere: Guest Picks: 20 Gifts for Foodies Under $25 from Houzz.com

Some excellent foodie git ideas from Houzz.com. I especially like the paper bundt pans. Bake in these and then leave them behind without worrying about getting your baking pan back in the next few days, weeks or months. You’ll find … Continue reading

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2012 Gift Guide: Bosmere K676 11 Cubic Foot Composter

I have had 2 of these bins for the past 8-9 seasons and they are going strong. I was lucky enough to get mine at a discount via our local recycling and composting program, but I see them listed here … Continue reading

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Food: Slow Cooker Indian Spiced Lentils

After learning how to make a curry a few months ago (Ok, Ok, I know any true Indian would probably find it hopelessly American) I have been on the lookout for more Indian dishes I can fit into my, somewhat … Continue reading

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My Favorite Things for October 2012

Here are my favorite shared items for October 2012. Please let me know in the comments if you find any of the particularly useful. I’ll keep my eye open for similar items — Douglas New Media / YouTube scales back automatic … Continue reading

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Food: Making Hard Cider from Cold Antler Farm

Jenna over at the Cold Antler Farm blog writes about all sorts of homesteading projects, like hauling wood with her draft horse, raising sheep and other animals and teaching others about all these things with her Antlerstock Homesteading Conferences (my … Continue reading

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Food: Cookbook: My Pizza by Jim Lahey

I could eat pizza everyday, if need be, so I am definitely going to check out this new book by Jim Lahey, he of “No Knead Bread” fame. Making good pizza crust has always been a bit of a problem … Continue reading

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My Favorite Things – September 2012

Here are my favorite shared items for September 2012. Please let me know in the comments if you find any of the particularly useful. I’ll keep my eye open for similar items — Douglas Garden / 5 Perennial Veggies to … Continue reading

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Food: Polenta-Pistachio Cake

This looks to be such a leap above the typical box cake. I will be making this as soon as I can. I love cornmeal and I love pistachio and I love the idea of combining them into — what … Continue reading

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My Favorite Things – August 2012

Here are my favorite shared items for August 2012. Please let me know in the comments if you find any of the particularly useful. I’ll keep my eye open for similar items — Douglas Technology / Eve Trains You to … Continue reading

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