Archive for November, 2012

Hooray Leftovers!

Sunday, November 25th, 2012

I had the following items left over from cooking all of my Tgiving food: about 15 oz. of pumpkin puree, a cup or two of peeled, cubed butternut squash, and a bunch of buttermilk.  I made this recipe (with tweaks) for dinner last night and not only did it aid me in clearing out the […]

Nala’s Tale, Conclusion

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Of all the things I did not expect, I did not expect a Frank Capra ending for Nala’s story. But let me back up… Saturday we went to Animal Friends to visit Nala, and to hopefully convince my mom to adopt her.  We saw that Nala was happy and healthy and enjoying herself in the […]

Ephemeral as an animal life

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Warning: Long, incoherent, stream-of-consciousness post. I think I need a life coach.  I want to be able to hire a professional to make decisions for me — why isn’t such a service available?  You go to some trained counselor-type person, present them with your options, your pros and cons, and they analyze your situation, read […]

In case you missed it

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

All of the photos from our Ireland trip are here: By the way, Google, I hate your new way of displaying photo albums. I suppose I should do a full write-up, but I feel drained just thinking about it.  There were some aspects about it that, in retrospect, make me glad to have gone.  […]