I Try a Boston Cooler

Once again, in my attempt to try the unusual I came across a “recipe” for this drink on one of my favorite sites, atlasobscura.com In a section called gastro obscura people write in on local favorites of their homes. A Northeastern treat of the US is a soda shake that is made from ginger ale…

Review of “Mouse Guard Fall: 1152” by David Peterson

Petersen, D. (2007). Mouse Guard. Fort Lee, NJ: Archaia Studios Press. Awards Winner of “Best Publication for Kids” Eisner Award, for Mouse Guard: Fall 1152 and Mouse Guard: Winter 1152. Winner of “Best Graphic Album-Reprint” Eisner Award, for Mouse Guard: Fall 1152. #87 on the Goodreads Best Comics Ever List Book Summary “Take no duty of the Guard lightly. Friends must not…

What am I cooking? Steamed Jaggery and Coconut Milk Pudding/Watalappan

#993 of 1001 Foods to Eat Before You Die What Is It? From Wikipedia, “Jaggery is a traditional non-centrifugal cane sugar consumed in Asia, Africa and some countries in the Americas. It is a concentrated product of cane juice and often date or palm sap without separation of the molasses and crystals, and can vary…

A Load of Bullshit – Literal Cow Feces

Max Temkin@MaxTemkinFollow If you buy the poop expecting it to be something else that’s not poop, you’re actually buying a valuable life lesson for $6. 12:06 PM – 28 Nov 14 Reply Retweet Favorite Hey, do you like cow shit? Do you want to be wholly trolled? When Cards Against Humanity Did it in 2014, they raised the bar…

Review of “Scourged” by Kevin Hearne

  Hearne, Kevin. Scourged. Del Rey, 2018. Content advisory: scattered F-bombs, some violence, and innuendo. (if you are a long time reader of this blog, you should be used to that.) Book Summary  From the publisher, “Kevin Hearne creates the ultimate Atticus O’Sullivan adventure in the grand finale of the New York Times bestselling Iron Druid Chronicles:…

Review of “Pack of Lies” by Anne Bellett

Bellet, Annie. Pack of Lies. Doomed Muse Press, 2014.   Content advisory: scattered F-bombs, some violence, and innuendo. (if you are a long time reader of this blog, you should be used to that.)   Let’s hear it for independent publishers and let’s hear it for writers who get better and not worse from book to book….