If you do this at supper time, you can add some halved brussel sprouts to pan, stir to cover in bacon grease, then bake at 425 for fifteen minutes. Maybe throw in some chopped walnuts after ten minutes. Splash with balsamic vinegarette and you have a wonderful vegetable. » 3/02/15 6:20am Yesterday 6:20am

I inherited a lot of stuff from my great uncle and aunt, some good things and a whole lot of stuff that I just couldn't part with. Tons of photos of people I was barely related to, and couldn't really remember, but I felt like they were too precious to just throw away. And then along came Facebook. A couple of… » 2/28/15 11:55am Saturday 11:55am

Our favorite dive bar is on the same super power grid as a Presidential Library. Has never lost power, and apparently draws off the super generator that protects all the artifacts into perpetuity. So we are going there, barricading the door, and hunkering down in a solid brick building until the beer runs out. We have… » 2/27/15 8:10pm Friday 8:10pm

My Tiger is a shelter cat who went thru two placements (including people who kept him outdoors after he was declawed) and he is food insecure. He's a big boy, and polydactyl, and I have found myself arguing with the vet that his thumbs should allow him a few extra ounces on his weight scale. As I write this, he is… » 2/22/15 11:24pm 2/22/15 11:24pm

My husband bought me a painting from my favorite local artist. She gets a nice commission, and I get a fabulous piece for my wall. I got him a 12 year old bottle of Scotch, since this is our 12th Valentine's Day together. I think we are both quite happy right now, » 2/14/15 2:56pm 2/14/15 2:56pm

I worked for a large corporation, and one of our senior executives got subpoenaed for a trial and just had a total meltdown. Refused to testify, begged us to get him out of testifying, etc. So we sat him down and told him to 'fess up, and he admitted he had been dating a woman in the company for two years , kept it… » 2/13/15 11:56pm 2/13/15 11:56pm