In honor of Bloomsday, I worked on my tomato garden, I migrated a number of websites to a newer, faster, bigger server, and I started two new book review sites for my daughters. I THOUGHT about James Joyce, but did nothing special to honor his memory and his legacy. Before I go to bed, I will raise a glass to him.
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I may have finally resolved the issue which caused some blog posts to show up completely garbled in some browsers, most likely safari and chrome. I think a lingering plugin which had been deactivated was still trying to gzip-compress already-compressed data.
If I had unlimited time and resources, I might consider pursuing an education in the history of food. If you think about something like the history of architecture and building, it’s pretty easy to draw a line from the cavemen to the present. “Trees are hard and withstand weather, let’s use them to our advantage.” … Continue reading Food history? →
Johnny Cash rocked the whole world with his American Recordings series of albums. He proved that he has his finger on the pulse of the nation as well as its roots. Another murder ballad that came from a true story, this one relates the story of Delia Green, who was murdered by her lover on Christmas … Continue reading Murder Ballad of the Week, 8/10/15: Delia’s Gone →
Some of us may have encountered these words in various places during our literary explorations. The younger folks have probably come across it in bad fan fiction. Most of us know what they mean, or at least what they’re intended to mean in context. Let’s explore them. tu·mes·cent t(y)o͞oˈmes(ə)nt/ adjective swollen or becoming swollen, especially as a … Continue reading Turgid vs Tumescent →
This is what’s wrong with America. I will NEVER eat this.