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So so good for breakfast

UPDATED FROM THE ORIGINAL POST WITH A FEW ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS!!!! (Because I care about my readers.) If I’m counting correctly, this is my third ever post about what I had for breakfast. Today’s creation was so good, I had to … Continue reading

What I had for breakfast

Hello to the five loyal followers of my blog.  If you’ve really been paying attention, one or two of you might recall that I’ve snarked here and elsewhere that one reason blogs annoy me is that even if you are … Continue reading

Facebook detox, Part Three (a juicy rationalization)

For anyone following the story of my recent quitting Facebook, I need to confess what I did just now: I reactivated my Facebook account. I have found that completely not existing there (which is how deactivating an account reads to other users—as if Rebecca … Continue reading

“One of the savers”

I am reading my four-year-old daughter Charlotte’s Web, by E.B. White.  I had forgotten how great the book is–easily one of the best novels I’ve ever read. The first line: “‘Where’s Papa going with that axe?’ said Fern to her … Continue reading

Sexism in a bird map?

This morning, my four-year-old daughter spread out her “bird map” (the Peterson FlashGuide to Backyard Birds–a laminated fold-out with illustrations of various birds), gathering characters for a play scenario.  She has lately been fixated on the name “Oriole” (which came about … Continue reading

Joan Didion and her bits

“Only the very young and the very old may recount their dreams at breakfast, dwell upon self, interrupt with memories of beach picnics and favorite Liberty lawn dresses and the rainbow trout in a creek near Colorado Springs.  The rest … Continue reading

Avena con leche y miel by any other name…

(Another post about what I eat for breakfast!  Possible boredom ahead!) I love Mark Bittman.  I was sad when I learned of his stepping away from the Minimalist column, but he’s still around, and freer to opine.  I’m loving him … Continue reading

On being specific

When I was studying theatre, good directors always talked about being exquisitely specific in our choices as actors. The character had to be known in the body of the actor, imagined in clear view. Knowing what the character had for … Continue reading

“Bacon is a cured meat prepared from a pig.”

So says Wikipedia’s entry on bacon. This morning, after my daughter learned that her father was thawing bacon for breakfast, she came to me and said, “When I have bacon I always know what is on bacon and I really … Continue reading

Burl Ives and Wes Anderson

I saw “Fantastic Mr. Fox” and loved it.  Though many people consider Tennenbaums the holy grail of Wes Anderson-dom, before seeing Fox, I was most fond of “The Life Aquatic.”  (It’s still my favorite.  Too many wonderful moments and quotable … Continue reading