Monthly Archives: June 2012

Banana and Frozen Yogurt Sundae

After months of being good and sticking to our low-fat, low-sodium, low-sugar diet, we deserved a reward. A baaaaad reward, such as this four-million calorie dessert idea from decadent Taste of Home. I modified it by using frozen yogurt instead of ice … Continue reading

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“Moonrise Kingdom”

Once again, we partook of the Santiko Bijou’s menu and movie. The food was good; the movie not so much. “Moonrise Kingdom” was kooky and weird, which we expected from the previews with Bill Murray, Bruce Willis, Frances McDormand, and Edward … Continue reading

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“Brave”

Thank you sooooooo much, Pixar and Disney, for your terrific movie, “Brave!” Any adult who does not deign to watch animated movies will be missing out big time with this one. Pixar is Perfection in the animation genre. An ingenious, remarkable … Continue reading

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Tell Me Why…

…warm, melt-in-your-mouth Krispy Kreme doughnuts have to be so bad for me? …scientists can’t make healthy food taste like melt-in-your-mouth doughnuts? …drivers speed around me at the last second before taking the same exit? …men like to watch boobs jiggle … Continue reading

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Cold Peach Mousse

In going through my cookbooks for something light and refreshing (besides pineapple sherbert or cold watermelon), I came upon a cold cherry mousse that I converted into a cold peach mousse. ‘Tis the season for fresh peaches, so why not use … Continue reading

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Two and Two

I started but could not finish BUSY BODIES by Joan Hess and THE ICON THIEF by Alec Neval-Lee. With the former, a light read, the plot (murder in a college town with an amateur sleuth/bookstore owner) seemed promising; however, too much inane dialogue and … Continue reading

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Building for Natural Disasters

Though humans consider themselves smarter than animals, they continue to build and rebuild in places prone to tornadoes and floods. Ferocious weather does not have any sympathy, does not give anyone a break. It has been compelled by the atmosphere for billions of years and to … Continue reading

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