Monthly Archives: January 2016

Second-Hand Hearts

I watched the chef segment of CBS This Morning. Some of Todd Mitgang’s signature recipes were Planda grilled local sea scallops, Plancha grilled yellow wax beans with schmaltz shallots and basil, Homemade cavatelli with brown butter and lemon, chive and … Continue reading

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45 Years

I got ready for a meeting and was glad to have the food that was brought out for us. We were there for meaningless discussions for too long. On the plus side, I had only three hours left in my … Continue reading

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Psycho

I spent most of the day preparing for a lecture, which went reasonably well. I thought for a while about the Super Bowl and the traffic snarl that was supposed to delay everybody for four hours. After I returned home, … Continue reading

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Mountains of the Moon

I worked a bit to get the materials for my next lecture before returning home and watching the DVD of Bob Rafelson’s “Mountains of the Moon.” It had actors that I didn’t recognize or remember, except for the one guy … Continue reading

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Lolita

I got over to the office and prepared for my first class of the semester. I was glad to be done with the first lecture, and I headed home. JoBeth Williams was on the Johnny Carson show talking about the … Continue reading

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Obsession

I couldn’t see how the Broncos could win the Super Bowl with the Panthers playing so well. I went over to the office to finish some writing. One of the women told me how great the Harlem Globetrotters were at … Continue reading

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Oakland A’s FanFest 2016

On Saturday night, I was walking down the street when I heard a young person refer to Freddie Mercury as “Frankie Mercury.” I hoped that the youth of America wasn’t as stupid as this person was. I think the warmer, … Continue reading

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