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Quick Vegetable & Soy Lasagna
Oh we were MIA again..for a week! We were visiting Charleston in South Carolina and had such a great time. We’ll be back with stories from the trip in the coming days but for now we are back now right in time for Fiesta Friday and a few days late for...
Posted: 4/18/2014 6:57 PM in Confused Bawarchis
Homer Serves Them Up At An Alarming Pace
David Dewitt Bailey. His nickname, and the name you know him by is “Homer” – not a bad nickname for a baseball player. Except Homer Bailey is a pitcher and unfortunately for the Cincinnati Reds, a team that just shelled out $105 million for his services,...
Posted: 4/18/2014 4:13 PM in Food, Sports and Other Stuff
Personality Chef Carla Hall
Toot. Toot! Honk. Honk! Ah-Ooh-Ga!Dexter Enjoys Carla's Reading That was Carla's call out from her first book Cooking with Love: Comfort That Hugs You. It's what she says when she wants to give herself a pat on the back. At the recent book signing at
Posted: 4/18/2014 11:56 AM in entertaining views from cincinnati
Reconsidering The New Hollywood, Part II
The Stunt Man . . . if only László Kovács had shot The Stunt Man, which is bathed in that butterscotch lighting redolent of prestige (i.e. Emmy contender) TV movies of the late ‘70s and early ‘80s. (1980’s Those Lips, Those Eyes had the same awful li...
Posted: 4/16/2014 10:52 PM in entertaining views from cincinnati
Rivertown Lil’ SIPA.
A new trend with craft beer as of late is the session beer. A session beer is one that you can drink a few of, and still be able to think clearly. How is that different from a light beer? With a session beer, you still get a flavorful beer. For example,...
Posted: 4/16/2014 9:51 PM in Outside Cincinnati
Review of the Twentieth Century Way at the Know Theater in Cincinnati
I was invited to a production of “The Twentieth-Century Way” at the Know Theatre of Cincinnati this past weekend. Starring Jens Rasmussen and Michael McKeogh, this two-man play is a whirlwind of activity designed to answer the question, “Who am I, really?”...
Posted: 4/16/2014 2:06 PM in Food, Sports and Other Stuff
California – Monterey Bay Aquarium
The Monterey Bay Aquarium is an immensely popular attraction in California and is frequently named one of the best aquariums in the country. My husband and I had been there two or three other times, but before we had kids, so we very much looked forward...
Posted: 4/15/2014 5:00 AM in Travel 50 States with Kids
Reconsidering The New Hollywood, Part I
Shampoo The R rated movie introduced the adult, intelligent “New Hollywood” of the ‘60s and ‘70s that was subsumed by blockbusters and was reasserted by the independents of the ‘90s. TCM recently showed Shampoo (1975) and The Stunt Man (shot in 1979,
Posted: 4/14/2014 10:44 PM in entertaining views from cincinnati
Lessons Learned at the Tybee Lighthouse
I used to dream about living in a lighthouse. I imagined the sound of the surf crashing against rocks as I stood alone, looking out at sea with the blinking […]
Posted: 4/13/2014 9:21 AM in Browsing The Atlas
Roads Rivers and Trails: New and Improved.
The last time you might have visited RRT, you might have seen something like the photo above when walking in the door. Boats would’ve been on the wall to the right in the photo, and quality gear would’ve been stacked to the ceiling. After this long winter,...
Posted: 4/11/2014 10:03 PM in Outside Cincinnati
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