Archive | September, 2016

One potato, two potato

I once read a cookbook that declared that inside everyone is a potato sized hole that needs filling. On the face this is ridiculous, how can you everyone eat only ONE potatoes worth of food at dinner, the restaurant industry would collapse. Regardless, for one reason or another this image has stuck inside my head. […]

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Riding out the waves

Accept it, you WILL get lonely. There’s a reason it’s called ‘waves of loneliness,’  cause it comes in waves and then it GOES.   Loneliness is just a feeling, and feelings come and go. You can help keep it to a dull roar with some preparation, and if you can’t then you just have to wait it […]

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Remembering not to forget things.

No, you probably did not leave the iron on. You know how I know that?  NOBODY really irons anymore and if you do it’s a big honking deal,.   But there are plenty of other things you can forget when you walk out the door.  One of the detractions of solo living is that there is no […]

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The Price of Milk

When is a can not a can?  when it’s a box. Trying to consume exactly what you have purchased with no waste, is much more difficult with fresh foods like milk.  Once opened fresh milk should be consumed in 5-7 days. Cream will last longer once opened. Not everyone can consume an entire gallon of milk before the […]

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So, you’ve been hit by a bus . . .

. . .or walked into an open manhole.  Regardless, you are now unconscious and someone has been tasked with rumbling your bag, your wallet, your backpack or whatever and finding out who you are and whom to call. So, what’s in your wallet? and while we are at it, what’s in your phone? Nearly all […]

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The Spaghetti Sauce Conundrum

Problem: Too much sauce.  Most US commercially sold spaghetti sauce jars are between 24 and 32 ounces, some even 45 ounces.  That’s a lot of sauce.  So, unless you having at friends over for spaghetti night, you are going to have some leftover.    An open jar of spaghetti sauce will keep in the fridge 7-10 […]

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Contemplating disaster

Turn out the lights in your house, unplug the pc, the tv, etc…and pretend to unplug the fridge. Now sit down and figure out what you are going to do if it lasts, one day, two? more?  What if you compound that with loss of phone service or loss of heat? What about flooding? in […]

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Catering to yourself

Next time you go to an outdoor concert, or take a walk on a pier, or hike to the top of a vista, sitting in a blind on a misty morning bird watching or even just sitting on a bench watching a local soccer game…….BTW why AREN’T you doing these things? get out of the damn […]

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