Sunday, June 26, 2011

The first comment beneath this article is one of the best I've seen:
My mom always gave me a choice...between what she wanted me to do, and something much, much worse.
Thanks, Mr. Sullivan.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

I'm working with a local framer to have this sweet Christmas gift shadow-boxed for the coast:

Does the Eurostile font look okay to you? I need something legible and compressed. It also looks '30ish to me.

The size of the text block is 2-3/4" by 1" for scale.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Happy Father's Day to you pops out there!

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Dave Schuler has posted pictures of his grandmother's wedding dress, from the early 20th century.

It is romantic and innocent. Just lovely.
All right. I used King Arthur's bread flour and saf-instant yeast in the bread machine to combine the dough for French bread. The dough is light and pliant.

It's resting right now, then I'll form it into loaves and let it rise for an hour.

We'll see.

MORE: We won't be killing any fatted calves, but we are talking alligator scallopine.
My sister, the Harley girl, is here!

She came with her beau, and there is a $25,000 motorcycle parked under the carport. Don't touch it. He's a police detective.

The menu tonight is shrimp maque choux with corn fresh from the field, Caesar salad and French bread.

Sunday, June 05, 2011

We're doing a second crawfish boil today.

Quoth Lyman: "These are the meanest crawfish I've ever seen. They drew blood."

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Well, %^&$&!

Yesterday, I changed my order of the fridge part from two-day to overnight delivery. But they didn't ship it last night, which means that the part will come when we expect to be on the road.

Maybe Sandy will save the day.