Topping the Cake


With my wife sick on her birthday, we put off the birthday cake until tonight. I made a Cherry Garcia-based cake and then started the icing.   Here is 4 tbs butter, 1/3 cup milk, and 6 marshmallows. Going to be good!   Mix in 2 cups powdered sugar and 1/3 cup chocolate. Then top […]

A Happy Birthday


It is a real blessing to have a family and another year to spend with them. For my birthday, we’re playing with trains. Today, to celebrate the day I and many others were born, I want to give to you a share of my happiness. And, in the immortal words of Bill and Ted, Be […]

Happy Birthday, Loveless!

Twenty years ago today, my all-time favorite album was released to the world, obliterating the sonic mold that gave birth to it. ┬áIt spawned hundreds of copycats, but none that could handle the sonic onslaught, the shimmering vocals, and epic scale. “Only Shallow” by My Bloody Valentine Personally, I love that it feels otherworldly and […]