Sunday, February 24, 2008

better, so much better

battle of the breakfast bars

Odwalla Bar
Berries Go Mega

Calories: 220
Fat: 4.5g (Saturated 0.5g)
Sugars: 20g
Fiber: 5g
Protein: 5g

VitA: 50%
VitC: 0%
Calcium: 25%
VitE: 50%
Folate: 25%

Toasted Nuts & Cranberry

Calories: 180
Fat: 4g (Saturated 0.5g)
Fiber: 3g
Protein: 10g

VitA: 25%
VitC: 100%
Calcium: 35%
VitE: 100%
B6: 100%
B12: 100%
Folate: 100%


good ole' market street

coulda been a beautiful partnership

Burt Shavitz of Burt's Beeswax

Dr. Emanuel H. Bronner of Dr. Bronner's Castile Soap


Sunday February 10, 2008
Menu & Preparation by Lindsey Marie Mikesell

Delices d'Bourgogne
Triple Cream Truffle Tremor
Goat Cheese w/ Truffles
Crostinis (from Lucca Cafe)

Freshly picked Baby Spinach tossed in Maple Fig Vinaigrette topped with crumbled Goat Cheese, Dried Cranberries, and Bartlet Pears

Homemade Pasta tossed in Lemon Cream Sauce and topped with fresh Parmesean

Lemon and Rosemary stuffed Chicken Breast, roasted with Pearl Onions, Yukon Potatos and Carrots

Funfetti Cupcakes

like a cucumber

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.

- Thomas Jefferson

a must see

butane is botox for deserts

"Creme Brule, Creme Brule!!
or in English
Burnt Cream, Burnt Cream!!"

-Homer Simpson

oh, ira

"When you are a writer, coming up with ideas is your job. You have to work at it."

-Ira Glass 2/24/08

1. Read the paper (a well edited one)
2. Find an unanswered question buried within one of the articles
3. Go from there


Friday, February 22, 2008

way to go, public employees

A Small Bet on Big Trees Posted by Keith Johnson

CalPERS, the big public pension fund, has decided that mounting concern about climate change is making trees a better investment.

The $253 billion pension fund sees two ways to make money from the move. Forests yield biomass, an increasingly popular fuel source. And because forests store carbon dioxide, keeping them intact is like cutting CO2 emissions elsewhere–which is starting to have an economic payback.

best insult

"now you have gone, and you must be looking very old tonight" - smiths what difference does it make?

Friday, February 8, 2008

"haunting" hits the nail on the head

stinkin' badges

more hair than clothes in 1971

for the other side of the aisle

totally liturgical, man

From Wikipedia:

In the late Middle Ages...the English word lent was adopted. This word initially simply meant spring and derives from the Germanic root. In modern Dutch, the word for spring is lente.


"You have to get up and plant the seed and see if it grows, but you can't just wait around, you have to water it and take care of it. "

-Bootsy Collins

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

you said it, teddy

"Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing."

-Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919)

best card game