Monthly Archives: March 2011

Mmmmmmm … Cabrito

Well, I haven’t hit the lottery numbers yet (dollar & a dream, baby!), but I did win a contest to help feed the African wild dogs, a.k.a. painted dogs at the Houston Zoo. The great cabrito caper happens tonight. I’ll … Continue reading

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Maybe I Should Scream Sexism Now?

Although to do so would seem to be playing into your hands, Dave Andrews, a.k.a. MrBigShot. Thanks so much, by the way, for the constructive feedback on my post about the racist joke on last night’s NewsFix. Dave’s comment on … Continue reading

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NewsFix Fail

I finally watched the new “news” format, NewsFix, on Houston’s KIAH 39. They did a story on National Geographic’s recent typical person story, which crunches global data to arrive at the fact that the most typical person on the planet, … Continue reading

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I Can’t Get No Decent Fact-Checkers

I don’t want you to think that I obsess over Gary Friedman, Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Restoration Hardware. Some people, however, make easy targets. Earlier this week, our mailbox’s weight-bearing capacity was sorely tested by the delivery of … Continue reading

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Mark’s SoCo Apple Pie for Kuff’s Birthday

Thanks to a prolonged bout with strep throat, I missed Charles Kuffner’s February birthday. No worries! We’ll celebrate the one-month anniversary of his birthday instead! I took photo after photo of the dang apples, but ultimately, was frustrated by the … Continue reading

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Before: Braeburn Apples

Awaiting their starring role in a pie that will mark the one-month anniversary of Kuff’s birthday, the Braeburn apples:

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No Sanctuary from Horatio Caine

It is no secret that I consume an inordinate amount of trashy crime drama on TV. When I saw this recently, I was downright jealous. I would do something like that if I had the time. A few Sundays ago, … Continue reading

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