Category Archives: Elsewhere

Noted: History: Surviving History: The Fever! – A Historical Choose Your Own Story Site

Surviving History: The Fever! by Rachel N. Ponce The year is 1793. In this story, you will take the role of a fictional physician, Dr. John Brooks, as he navigates a disaster of a kind not altogether uncommon in U.S. cities before … Continue reading

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Noted: Food: Red White and Blue Sangria via My Baking Addiction

Food: Red White and Blue Sangria via My Baking Addiction I think that the 4th of July has to be the best party all summer. What could be better than celebrating your country by spending time with family and friends … Continue reading

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Noted: Gaming: Wot I Think- Valiant Hearts: The Great War via Rock, Paper Shotgun

Gaming: Wot I Think- Valiant Hearts: The Great War via Rock, Paper Shotgun Wacky, wacky World War 1. Should I be weeping or clapping with joy? Valiant Hearts is one of the most beautiful games I’ve ever played, but I’m … Continue reading

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Noted: Photography: Three Uses for High ISO you Might Not Know via Digital Photography School

Photography: Three Uses for High ISO you Might Not Know via Digital Photography School You may already know that the ISO setting is used to control your camera’s sensitivity to light. When you use a high ISO setting essentially you … Continue reading

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Noted: Above LA Timelapse video by Chris Pritchard

Above LA Timelapse video by Chris Pritchard Above LA is a love letter to Los Angeles and showcases my favorite way to view the city – from above. Whether on a rooftop, a hill, or a mountain, getting above the … Continue reading

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Noted: The Valley’s First Craft Brewery Opens Today (Sunday), Specializing In British Ales via LAist

This new microbrewery is right here in my neighborhood. I decided to avoid the crush of opening day, but I will be a making a visit very soon to do some blogging-related tasting! (LAUGH) — Douglas The Valley’s First Craft … Continue reading

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Noted: Spies in the Skies: How Aerial Surveillance Tipped the Balance of WWII via Gizmodo

A fascinating article. Highly recommended! — Douglas Spies in the Skies: How Aerial Surveillance Tipped the Balance of WWII via Gizmodo   When General Werner von Fritsch, the then commander-in-chief of the German Army, predicted in 1938 that “the military … Continue reading

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Noted: 17 Pieces of Origami From a Huge New Show About Paper Folding via Gizmodo

17 Pieces of Origami From a Huge New Show About Paper Folding via Gizmodo To most of us, the boundaries of origami are pretty well established: You have your cranes, your elephants, and your paper footballs. But hundreds of artists … Continue reading

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Noted: Belt Out Tunes With A Crowd At The (LA) Music Center’s Friday Night Sing-Alongs via LAist

Belt Out Tunes With A Crowd At The (LA) Music Center’s Friday Night Sing-Alongs via LAist Shake off the stress of the week with The Music Center this summer. On Friday nights, gather with hundreds of others and sing your … Continue reading

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Noted: Food: How to Make Compote Without a Recipe via Food52

Food: How to Make Compote Without a Recipe via Food52 Here at Food52, we love recipes — but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don’t always need a recipe, you’ll make your favorite … Continue reading

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Noted: Food: Stop What You’re Doing and Make These Blueberry Waffle Cookies via The Kitchn

Food: Stop What You’re Doing and Make These Blueberry Waffle Cookies via The Kitchn Are these blueberry waffle cookies meant for breakfast or dessert? Does it even matter? Naomi of Bakers Royale posted this gorgeous recipe on her blog a … Continue reading

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Check out my Los Angeles Board on Pinterest and more!

Pinterest recently added location specific pins on their service, so I have been linking my Los Angeles (and Sicily and UK) pins to their geographic locations. Looking for something cool to do in LA? Check out this Pinterest board! Pinterest:DouglasEWelch:Los … Continue reading

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Noted: 10 great L.A.-meets-Naples Margherita pizzas via Los Angeles Times

10 great L.A.-meets-Naples Margherita pizzas via Los Angeles Times It’s hard to write about Los Angeles pizza without getting a little defensive. Non-Angelenos love to hate our city, and after they exhaust the topics of traffic and Hollywood, they accuse … Continue reading

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Noted: Italian Fruit and Vegetable Proverbs and Sayings via Transparent

Italian Fruit and Vegetable Proverbs and Sayings via Transparent They say that an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Well, true or not we have exactly the same expression in Italian: una mela al giorno leva il medico di … Continue reading

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Noted: The Only Bourbon Drink You Should Know How To Make via Business Insider

The Only Bourbon Drink You Should Know How To Make via Business Insider Everyone should know how to make a proper Old-Fashioned. The bourbon cocktail, sweetened with muddled sugar and two dashes of bitters, is perfect for celebrating National Bourbon … Continue reading

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