Monthly Archives: December 2006

Getting started: great quote

from the Scottish mountain climber WH Murray: Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation), there is one elementary truth the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves too. … Continue reading

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Calling all collectors

Don’t miss this wedding announcement from today’s Times. Check out the groom’s collections.

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I’ve only just learned, thanks to a Christmas card from Ed and Jean Christman, that their good friend Tracy Early, the only known freelance religion journalist, died more than a year ago. I had the good fortune of being invited … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Eve

Whoo, boy. Back in Brooklyn and scurrying around: groceries, coffee, Barnes ad Noble–just the necessities! Bought a few things for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day cooking. Thanks to an English friend, I recovered the all-important digestive-biscuit “cake” recipe, … Continue reading

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links for 2006-12-30

A Head For Detail Oh Lord, Lord, Lord. Heavens. Good gracious. You must read this. (tags: documentation)

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links for 2006-12-27

Kiddley » Blog Archive » Gumdrop Wreath For Christmas 2007. Cute and a fun project. (tags: gumdrop wreath Christmas) » Patterns for Gingerbread Houses & Beyond : Patterns for Gingerbread Houses & Beyond . . . kitchen & cooking culture … Continue reading

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links for 2006-12-20

Crispy Fried Okra by Matt Lee and Ted Lee I’m a big fan of the Brohers Lee (see www.boiledpeanuts.com!). I’m also a big fan of fried okra. Must try this, and will report back. (tags: Southern coo) Baked Country Ham … Continue reading

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links for 2006-12-14

The Millions (A Blog About Books): A Year in Reading: The Elegant Variation Despite the debates currently raging in books blogland, I personally cannot resist “best of” lists. Here’s one. More sure to follow. (tags: books 2006)

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links for 2006-12-13

Table of Malcontents Definitely have never, ever thought of this. (tags: CSI acting television) Mozart’s entire musical score now free on Internet – Yahoo! News Need a Mozart score? Here you go. (tags: Mozart music scores web) DIY photo ornaments … Continue reading

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News from the blogosphere

Leslie Harpold, whose amazing Advent calendar site I recently discovered and noted here, has died.

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