Donna’s Glüwein

Now that it’s getting cold . . .

There’s nothing like Glüwein to warm you up!

Donna’s Glüwein (Hot Mulled Wine) Ingredients

3 cups water 1 cup sugar 1 whole lemon peel 1 smidgen lemon juice 1 handful cloves (18 whole cloves) 5 cinnamon sticks 1 large bottle Lambrusco wine


Bring all ingredients […]


Mission Creep

You can’t make stuff like this up . . .

Here’s a link to a story about Homeland Security agents combatting copyright terrorism in a St. Helens, Oregon toy store.

Thanks to Boing Boing for keeping me in touch with Ashcroft World.


The Moral High Ground?

I put a Kerry/Edwards bumper sticker on my car . . . I feel so dirty!

Just back from a long visit with family in southeastern Missouri – Cape Girardeau to be exact – home of Rush Limbaugh, but far more significantly, of me.

We talked politics, among other, more important things. My folks, my […]


The Third Debate – Now With Sobriety

The debates are over, and now the gloves are going to come off. So let me get a lick in before the pros take over.

Over the course of the debates, the president’s remarkable improvement, which showed so clearly in his posture, control of facial expression and temper, and ability to think on his feet […]


Motorcycle Weekend

A thousand miles in three days, and no monkey butt . . .

If, like me, you live in southern Arizona and want to go riding in northern Arizona, it helps to have a daughter living in Phoenix, right in the middle of the state. It also helps to have a three-day weekend (thanks, […]


The Second Debate

I wonder what four more years of George W. Bush will bring, particularly to working class people, people like me. Because that’s what we’re likely to get. John Kerry spends entirely too much time defending himself against W’s accusations. He should have come out early against our invasion of Iraq – early and strong. He’s […]


Potatos for the Pack

You say potatoe, I say potato . . .

Now that cooler weather’s returned, hungry Hash House Harriers want hot food at on-afters. Baked potatoes are easy, filling, and tasty, and you can make it a group effort by asking others to bring the toppings. This is one of Pick’n’Flick’s most successful hash recipes.

If […]