• Beverages

    Lime/Limoncello

    About a month ago, I started a cross between a lime and lemon liqueur. Today, I found a moment to strain it off the pulp and sample. Yum. All the delicious sweetness and bitterness of a good limoncello, with some added complexity from the lime. It does have a rather muddled color, rather than the fresh lemon yellow of a pure limoncello. I shall endure.

  • Books,  Just For Fun,  Language,  News

    One Afternoon In May

    As I finished my last call of the workday, the power went in and out a couple times in quick succession. Then, it stayed out (it is back on now, surprisingly). It has been very windy, so I went outside to see if something had caused any damage to the house. First, I found a package from Michael Aubrey on my doorstep: All arrived in good condition! Michael and his wife, Rachel, are in the process of some big changes, so he was looking at whittling down some of his book weight. I jumped at the chance to “help”. From his blog: For ourselves (Michael and Rachel Aubrey),¬†we are currently…