Category Archives: Photos-Photography

Tip: Freezing pancakes

Whenever we make pancakes, we always have leftovers. We usually freeze these up so they can be popped in the toaster on those mornings when we need a quick breakfast before we run out the door. The trick with freezing … Continue reading

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Free Desktop Wallpaper for March 2012 – Daisies

Here is a selection of free wallpapers for your computer desktop or smartphone. Right-click and select Save Image As… to download them to your own computer. Desktop Wallpaper – Plain Desktop Wallpaper with March Calendar Smartphone (iPhone/Droid) Wallpaper Related Posts: … Continue reading

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Photo: Sally Lunn Bread

See this previous post for recipe and more info on Sally Lunn and Bath, UK. Related Posts: Food: Sally Lunn’s Buns (and bread), Bath, UK Home School: You Can Help The Smithsonian Transcribe Some of Sally Ride’s Notebooks via Lifehacker … Continue reading

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Photo: Douglas reads at Valentine’s show recording

Rosanne got a decent picture of me at today’s Valentine’s Live Reading with our friends, Keri and Michael, so I figured I would share. Related Posts: Photo: Archery Closeups Video: What Douglas Dug – Show 001 – Podcast Tablecoth Memories … Continue reading

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Tablecoth Memories

Our friends, Keri and Michael, have a great tradition in their family. When special guest come to their house, they are asked to make a design on the family tablecloth in pencil. Then, Keri makes that design permanent by embroidering … Continue reading

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Photo: Malibu Sunset from 2004

I have been using Flickr to share my photos since 2004 and have over 5,300 photos there which have been viewed over 33,000 times. I’ll be re-visiting some of my favorite pictures and also those most popular with other Flickr … Continue reading

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Food: Buttermilk Cornmeal Waffles

One of my favorite waffle recipes. I made these for breakfast this morning These Cornmeal Buttermilk Waffles puff up nicely and have a great crispy crunch.   Buttermilk Cornmeal WafflesAdapted slightly from Gourmet Yield: About 16 waffles 1 cup sifted … Continue reading

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Food: Sally Lunn’s Buns (and bread), Bath, UK

I noticed this recipe for Sally Lunn Bread from favfamilyrecipes.com pass through my Google+ stream today. It quickly reminded me of our trip to the UK back in 2010. We spent 2 days in Bath and had lunch at Sally … Continue reading

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Food: Vanilla extract after one day

This is my homemade vanilla extract after just 1 day of steeping. Wow! This is going to be sooooooooo good! Related Posts: Food: Vanilla Extract Beginnings I Like This – November 17, 2010 I Like This – March 31, 2010 … Continue reading

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Food: Vanilla Extract Beginnings

I had purchased some vanilla beans from Amazon.com in preparation for making vanilla extract, but darned if I had \ever gotten around to actually making it. One issue was finding a suitable jar to steep the beans and alcohol, but … Continue reading

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Photo: The Dickens Game

A friend in the UK sent us this wonderful gift for Christmas. They were part of our Podcaster’s Christmas Carol, saw this on the High Street and thought it would be perfect for us. Related Posts: Audio: Charles Dickens’ A … Continue reading

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Photo: The Queen

Post arrived the other day with this picture of The Queen attached. I love getting mail from outside the US. It always reminds me to expand my world view. Related Posts: Photo: Eggnog Pancakes Photo: Bowl and Spoon via Instagram … Continue reading

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Top My Word posts for 2011

Here are the top My Word posts for 2011 according to page views. Check them out! Recently Listened Podcasts for March 3, 2011 YUM! – Ferrero Rocher reviewed on CandyBlog Video: Millard Canyon, Angeles National Forest Norton Internet Security Problems … Continue reading

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Photo: Eggnog Pancakes

Special treat this morning, using the leftover eggnog from our celebrations. I used this recipe – Eggnog Pancakes from Cassie Craves. Some of them ended up a bit gooey in the middle, but I think this was because I was … Continue reading

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Photo: Christmas morning at our house

Here is what Christmas morning looked like at our house. Click for much larger versions. Taken with 360 Panorama iPhone app ($0.99) Related Posts: Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve Panoramas Food: Christmas Oatmeal Recipe and Video M Street Coffee re-opens after … Continue reading

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