“Elizabeth, we’re going to eat circles for supper tonight.” “Eat suh-kulls??” “Yes. We’re going to eat circles.” “Hur-ray!” [Not just “yay!” — she actually says, “Hurray!” on a somewhat regular basis, and she means it. Likely she picked it up … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Food, humor
Tagged Benedict Cumberbatch, cumberbatch, dinner, family, Food, Kipper, Kipper the Dog, Netflix, Parade's End, recipes, Salad, toddlers, wagon wheel pasta
I know I’m only two, Gramma, but, I’m pretty sure a superhero is supposed to have a cape.
The Round Barn. So named because it is round. And a barn.
When my kids were little they loved watching Veggie Tales, starring Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber. Sometimes, when preparing a meal, I would carve a face into a cucumber so it looked like Larry, and show it to … Continue reading
Apologies up front to everyone (especially myself) for not getting photos of this recipe before I set my family loose on it, because it vanished like magic. Poof! Gone. Also — I just noticed it’s been exactly three months since … Continue reading
During my junior and senior years at college, there was a group of us who kind of always ate lunch together. Well, actually it was this guy I really adored and would do anything to be around *COUGH* stalker *COUGH COUGH*, … Continue reading
Posted in Family, humor, My Manips, Personal
Tagged Christmas music, college, Gimme All Your Lovin, Grove City College, MTV, Music, parody, pranks, Sharp-Dressed Man, ZZ Top, ZZ Topp
Have you noticed that almost nobody uses the word comprise and its various forms (comprised, comprising) correctly? Just this morning, in Supposedly Professional Print Media, I noticed a writer using comprised as a synonym for composed, which it is not. Both are used to describe the … Continue reading
I’m not a Grammar Nazi. Nor am I on the Spelling S.W.A.T. team. And I am most especially not the Punctuation Police. I wouldn’t have any moral high ground to stand on if I was any of those. Which you already know if … Continue reading
Posted in advice and tips, Opinion, Writing
Tagged Arts, Grammar, Grammar Nazi, Linguistic prescription, Spell checker, Spelling, Style Guides, Writer, Writers Resources
Light of my life, Elizabeth, at 23 months.