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TIFF 2015 – Saturday

Saturday was a little different because we had an early movie, The Man Who Knew Infinity, with Dev Patel and Jeremy Irons playing early 20th century mathematicians, Srinivasa Ramanujan and G.H. Hardy. It’s based on a book of the same title, and I liked the way Irons acted Hardy’s cold British reserve by almost never […]

Another Sunday’s cooking

I’m having a bit of trouble getting portfolio slideshow to display my picture captions – but I bet I can get it worked out, eventually. I made leek & ham tart for breakfast and roasted fingerling potatoes. With bacon on the side, so a heavy on the smoked pork meal, but so tasty. Hammie decided […]

Back in Madison, but still California Dreamin’

John sent me this New Yorker cartoon this morning, and it’s pretty much how I feel – I may be back at work but I’m still thinking about California vacation, and the final Dead shows. Today’s Daily Cartoon by Tom Toro. #TNYcartoons A photo posted by The New Yorker (@newyorkermag) on Jul 8, 2015 at […]

The Monday after Mothers Day

I had a pretty good Mother’s Day. The only one of my kids who was here was my “daughter in law”, John’s girlfriend, Megan. But both John and Al called, and my first foster daughter, Kaylah, posted a really nice mom’s day message on Facebook. I worked till about 9:30 on Saturday night, grading in […]

It’s been a long, cold, week

Culminating in my mother’s and Eustace Tilley’s 90th birthdays. Eustace, the fictional dandy who was on the first New Yorker magazine cover,  and my mom both arrived around February 22, 1925. It used to be George Washington’s birthday, too, but now we have President’s Day. I left off with pumpkin stuff and soup, last Saturday. […]

New year’s brunch – just us

We had a quiet New Year’s Eve – dinner at Lombardino’s and then went to see Big Eyes. I liked it a lot – and, of course I’m the right age to remember when those big eye kid posters were EVERYWHERE – particularly my pediatrician’s office. A quiet Eve, followed by a quiet Day. I […]

Had to be done

So this morning we slept in. It’s still black dark at 7:00 AM – can’t wait for daylight savings to end, but I guess it’s only another week. I thought I’d be able to get a little work in before breakfast but by the time I fed the cats, and brought in the newspapers, and […]

Oh, Sunday

  I made leek tart for brunch today – more or less this Molly Wizenberg recipe; I, as always, used my own pie dough recipe: For single crust: 1 1/2 cups flour pinch salt (or use salted butter) scant TBLS sugar 8 TBLS (1 stick) unsalted butter 1 TBLS vegetable shortening 3 – 4 TBLS […]

My Sunday in pictures

Big batch of waffles – John & Megan, Hannah & Corey, me & Rach all here for Sunday brekkie Went for a pedi Recorded a lecture for class Part two Made creamy rice pudding

Mother’s day

  Breaking with a long time tradition, this year for Mother’s Day I did a High Tea, instead of brunch. In 2008, not sure which kids were around, but I made brunch. John & Al were in Milwaukee then, so maybe they both came back. In 2009, John graduated college, and I took my waffle […]