Monthly Archives: December 2017

All the Money in the World

Chef Marco Canora visited CBS This Morning.  His signature recipes include Roasted pork with sage, rosemary and garlic, Braised string beans, Maple and spice-roasted autumn squash, and Spiced apple, pear and cranberry crumble. The American Top 40 stations were playing … Continue reading

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The Shape of Water

I felt too tired to go to work, but I did.  I didn’t feel much like discussing the new Star Wars movie.  I heard about the death of Sue Grafton, who was 77.  After I was done with my shift, … Continue reading

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Stuck in Bakersfield

I listened to a morning radio show that showed the influence of Howard Stern.  They talked about feminine things that they have done, like urinating while sitting down.  I wanted to stick around for the discussion of pizza toppings, but … Continue reading

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The Circus

I heard the news about the flight to Tokyo that returned to Los Angeles because of someone with the wrong ticket.  I heard Jackie Slater talking about being a rookie in 1976 playing for the Rams against the 49ers.  We … Continue reading

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My Favorite Year

I was unable to go to the Warriors game on Christmas Day, but I saw that my ticket sold for $245, so I didn’t feel bad about it.  I listened to the Scriptnotes episode on “Unforgiven.”  We woke up early … Continue reading

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The Vanishing Prairie and The Living Desert

Heard that Lainie Kazan was arrested for stealing $180 worth of groceries on Sunday.  That was a disturbing bit of news that made me wonder what her life was like these days.  I also heard that Heather Menzies-Urich, Louisa in … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve 2017

I awoke and watched CBS Sunday Morning.  One segment was about Donna Reed and the letters she received from military men during World War II.  Another showed Petula Clark on her first concert tour of the United States.  She is … Continue reading

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Denver Nuggets 96, Golden State Warriors 81

I woke up and watched the chef segment of CBS This Morning.  Some of Claus Meyers’ signature recipes include Beef tartare with horseradish cream, Roast duck with prunes, baked apples, and gravy, Warm red cabbage, Caramelized and boiled potatoes, and … Continue reading

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Downsizing

I didn’t want to get up out of bed because the morning was cold.  Eventually, I made it out to work.  I was annoyed that none of the local Regal theatres was showing “Downsizing,” so I decided to take a … Continue reading

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Rebels on Pointe

I spent the morning grading homework and preparing grades.  I took a lunch break and spotted the Amazon package of Beatles records at my door.  I went to the record store and bought a few items before going back to … Continue reading

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