Monthly Archives: March 2009

Springfield, IL – part 1

I’m back from Springfield and it was a good trip.  There’s a surprising amount of things to do and see there.  The downtown area is very small, completely walkable and filled with random Lincoln trivia. Our first stop was Charlie … Continue reading

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Giant Pancake!

I’m going to Springfield this week with a friend.  We have all sorts of fun things planned. Like visiting the yummy popcorn shop. And having awesome lasagna at Saputo’s. Going to the chocolate shop, too.  (sorry, I can’t remember the … Continue reading

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Mysterious Grape and Other Oddities

Tonight, while I was making chicken enchiladas, I was eating some grapes that had been in the fridge.  Well, first I took them out of the fridge because I had to let them come to room temperature. I can’t eat … Continue reading

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Desk Update

See. This is a much more realistic picture of my desk. This was today. Fortunately, I managed to clean it up a bit before this photo was taken. Unfortunately after that, a huge pile of papers fell off the bookshelf … Continue reading

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Tagliatelle Bolognese/Pear Cobbler

I was a genius in the kitchen last night, thanks in part to my favorite TV chef, Tyler Florence. I made tagliatelle Bolognese which was incredible! I also made the pear/cranberry cobbler, dicing the pears instead of using halved ones … Continue reading

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Barium milkshake anyone?

So, I haven’t been feeling very well lately.  This week, I thought I had the flu, but it’s looking suspiciously like a potential Crohn‘s relapse.  I’ve been denying some pains over the past few months, trying to attribute them to … Continue reading

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European Doors

When I travel, I like to take pictures (our flickr collection is 5000+ photos!).  My favorite photo subjects are usually food or architecture.   This is a collection of European doorways, windows, gates and arches I’ve taken over the past … Continue reading

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