Depeche Mode – Soothe My Soul
Some brand new stuff from Depeche Mode…! I hope y’all had a happy Easter Sunday…!
What’s on your mind tonite…?
Hey, CT! Happy Easter.
I was here this Easter afternoon.
Aloha, Teddy, loved the pics with Suz…! I hope all is well…! *g*
Aloha, Christine, it is an awesome atrium…!
I spent a huge amount of time helping seniors wanting to download the “art lens” that let folks use the new technology in the galleries. It was amazing to me how many of them came in with their iPads wanting to add the app to their device. Great fun!!
*heh* Some Hep Hipsters, eh…? ;-)
Really! One guest, born in 1939, struggled with her password. And we two managed to change it and download the app. We were both thrilled!
The munchkin has just been put to bed (we shall see)…! Tomorrow nite, while I’m atop MK, I’ll feature some munchkin pics of my recent festivities…! ;-)
Welcome To My World…
Nice! Easter is one holiday that we don’t really celebrate. I have too many memories of church and Catholic stuff my mother forced on me. Married to a Presbyterian now for 38 years, what a sin!
Anyway, sitting at that round information desk, lots of families came in to visit. Some had little girls in their Easter finery, and that was really fun. Photos all around!
Hey, CT. Munchkins are so great! My baby twins went all “Team Stubborn” last night…. would not pick up the toys they’d thrown around. But they got all “Team Brother” and stuck together and were totally adorable in their stubbornness. They played together like real little friends. When their folks came home, I said, “Oh, that’s your folks…… I’ll hold them off while you guys clean up.” They flew off the couch to do immediate clean up. I’m laughing still. They are going to be hell on wheels when they are 13 or so!
*heh* I’m a Bahá’í so it’s all good to me, m’dear…! ;-)
*heh* Olympic levels, I swear…! ;-)
Enjoy The Silence…
It’s a stitch! I don’t even know where they heard the word “stubborn”, but they now use it all the time. And, as typical 4 years olds, they have stubborn kinda down pat. But they are so funny! And I raised humor loving kids and now humor loving grandkids. But, yeah, they dug their heels in and were NOT going to pick up the toys they’d strewn around….. until their folks came home. They literally flew off the couch to do the clean up. I had to stifle a laugh while keeping my daughter and her husband just outside the door while the boys finished their clean up! They are great little guys. I think this is the age to work on character, and while they were being stubborn, we were also talking about character stuff. Nice times.
*heh* That is too kewl…! The munchkin had a rude awakening today when I’d chewed his okole out for obstinate behavior…! The look I got was one for all posterity, sadly, I don’t think it was caught on camera…!
Policy of Truth…
Walking In My Shoes…
Had a nice Easter dinner with friends.
Last couple of days weather has been good, so I have started to get back in shape by working outdoors.
Come inside, nap, wake, make & eat dinner, food coma, wake up rested in middle of night.
So here I am.
I am listening to a superior Yale course on The Psychology, Biology and Politics of Food.
Aloha, eCAHN, always a pleasure to see ya…! I hope the Hudson is all set these days…!
Saw a yellow bud on one of my daffies today. Beeez are starting to emerge from the hive, which they don’t do until temp gets above 50.
So you’ll be keeping us appraised of your hive(s)…? ;-)
A comment here & there. I’ve covered the basics in diaries.
The food lectures I linked above are fascinating. Current topic is cultural norms. Do you eat a lot of Hawaiian, or mix it in with all the other types of food?
I would add that your Beez are a fundamental building block in the biology of the food chain, dontcha think…? ;-)
*heh* I’m totally eclectic, I love the Island fusion cuisine, you’d be surprised at all the various tastes and textures…! ;-)
Complex sugars are better for you & less addictive.
I’m onto the part of the lecture where prof is talking about France vs. U.S. There is less concern with fat in food in France (no low fat ice cream for example), yet they are in better health & not as obese, though that is changing with Americanization of French food.
I have noticed that myself. Started doing more cooking 5 years ago. The food I make myself tastes better and I eat less. I esp noticed it with sweet. If I bake my own cookies, I give half a batch away and it takes a week or longer to for me to eat the rest. If I buy a bag from the store, even high quality, they’re gone in a couple of days.
aloha tut. sorry about last night pups, i lay down for a short nap and did’t wake up until this morning – my apologies
World in My Eyes…
Besides coconuts & pineapple, BBQ (pork is big item?), what is unique about Hawaiian food? More tropical fruits in general, I think. The quality of those we get on the east coast is not very good.
Aloha, Suz…! We were both distracted, M’dear…! ;-)
Actually, pork was the only meat source here in the Isles, until the white man brought sheep and cattle to the Isles…!
Edit: Outside of fish and poultry…!
Where did the pork come from?
Interesting. How did the pigs get there originally?
I owe you a beverage. :-)
Going to get myself a glass of wine. Would you like one?
BTW, I left you a response on eugenics in the thread the other day. Did you see it? If not I’ll see if I can find it.
The Polynesians brought them with’em, about 400 ACE…! ;-)
I didn’t go back for your response, but I was troubled. I think Planned Parenthood helps areas that need medical care. If that means in less advantaged areas, well that just makes sense to me. I don’t imagine that well to do girls are going off to Planned Parenthood with their mothers. Know what I mean? If poor girls in North Dakota and Mississippi are now disadvantaged, I am sorry for them. Perhaps certain states (the south) should be allowed to peel off. The USA might want to keep 100 miles inland of coast and let the rest just go rogue. But, hey, I’m a rabble rouser sometimes.
I didn’t know that. Very interesting. And tasty~!
And Iron Chef trout is over, and I’m out. Happy spring to all! May your daffodils come up and not be frozen out by an unanticipated late snow storm!
Here’s the comment.
I was shocked about PP too. I’m not about to jump to conclusions, as I mentioned it was online search, so who knows. But I’m keeping it in mind for further evidence as to refutation or confirmation.
Meat is my favorite food. Can’t say that I like pork more or less than other types, but it’s up there. The advantage of pork & chicken is that they can be made in so many different ways, esp with fruit sauces.
Sweet dreams, Dearie…! I’ve some fond memories of some serious fly fishing for trout in the Rockies…! ;-)
Papaya breaks down the toughest cuts of meat, too long and it’s meat gluten…!
I’ve finally figured out how to cook some types of fish. Haven’t cooked trout yet though. There’s a good fish store in town. Will check out their trout next time I go shopping.
I did have some fresh caught fish on a pack trip in Canadian coastal range 25 years ago. It was sooo delicious. Just passed over an open fire.
A Question of Time….
Buy grass fed beef, 2 years running for a share that lasts me a year, and this year bought a 4-H pig share (complete with labels that say “not for sale”). Must cook low & slow. Took some tries before I get the technique right most of the time. Interestingly, the backyard venison does not require diff cooking. Can do quickly at high temp.
I do some marinating, but not a lot. Mostly, when I don’t want it plain, which I like about every third time, I use a brush on flavoring, or a powdered one.
*heh* Most of the Fish caught hereabouts is most delicioso served up as sashimi…! ;-)
I do like the fact that the main beef, I’m buying is Grain-fed Beef…
Had a bad experience the first time I tried it decades ago.
Yale course on food talks about that. The way they’ve gotten wolves to stop raiding sheep out west, where the wolf has been reintroduced (critical for biodiversity bc ungulates overgraze & plants & trees don’t grow) is by laying out sheep bait flavored with chemical that makes wolves throw up, but otherwise doesn’t harm them. Wolves develop aversion for eating wooly creatures PDQ. Not exactly lion laying down with lamb, but wolves slinking away from lambs.
Think I might be getting along enough to try sashimi again. I’ve made my own ceviche, which I like a lot.
You meant grass fed, not grain fed.
Do try out the Yale lectures. I know a lot about what is being covered, but previously wasn’t sure it was based on solid info rather than leftie hippie foody moral superiority. :-)
Time for my next round of zzzs.
Be well CT and anyone lurking. Assume Suzzz….
Yes, Grass-fed was the point….!
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