Monthly Archives: November 2014

BYU 42, California 35

I woke up and watched the chef on CBS This Morning. Spike Mendelsohn’s signature recipes were Greek meatballs, farmhouse bacon cheeseburger, oven roasted lemon potatoes, Greek salad, toasted marshmallow shakes, baklava, and an ouzo pomegranate martini. The band that performed … Continue reading

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Une belle fille comme moi

I watched the morning news with reports about two upcoming storms. I went out to buy some groceries, and then I went out to do my laundry. I looked through an art supply store to see what I could get … Continue reading

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The Theory of Everything

I watched the morning news before sitting in front of my computer to finish my blog entry. I discovered that a theatre in Emeryville was showing “The Theory of Everything” at 10:35, so I could see it, return home, and … Continue reading

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How I Won the War

I went over to the office and did some work with a lot of students not going to class on the day before a holiday. I watched the Goober and the Ghost Chasers episode called “The Wicked Witch Dog.” I … Continue reading

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Frozen

I slept badly during the night. I listened to the radio, and the news from Ferguson was disturbing. I finished up my writing. I looked for a Mondrian photo frame for my Partridge Family photo, and none of them was … Continue reading

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Million Dollar Arm

The mornings are getting colder. I went over to work for a short shift. That was good for me, even if I got only a little bit of work done. Someone left a section of the New York Times about … Continue reading

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How to Train Your Dragon 2

I woke up and watched CBS Sunday Morning for their food edition. I liked the segments on slow cooking, photographing fruit plates, and Spam. I heard that John Lennon liked Chinese food. I also heard that the guitar he played … Continue reading

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Stanford 38, California 17

I woke up and watched the chef on CBS This Morning. Christopher Lee’s recipes were: filet mignon with lobster, turkey foie gras sausage stuffing with dried cranberries and pistachios, black truffle mac and cheese pot pie, glazed baby carrots, sweet … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

I woke up late and was determined to make the most of the break in the rain. I went over to the office to put together two homework assignments. I thought about where to buy a frame for my photo. … Continue reading

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Muppets Most Wanted

I watched news reports about the death of Mike Nichols. He was 83, and he accomplished a lot. I’ll always remember “The Graduate,” of course. I spent the morning grading papers. I started slowly but picked up speed, and I … Continue reading

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