For Thanksgiving, I was a baking fool. I made bread (using the no-knead recipe I blogged a while back) plus a nice pecan pie. For pecan pie, I use a recipe from Comfort Food by Holly Garrison. Mom gave me this cookbook years ago; it’s my go-to cookbook for really rich desserts and classic American …
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I love a parade
Over at “If Charlie Parker Was a Gunslinger…,” Tom Sutpen has posted photos from Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parades of years past. they seem to be from different years — check the theater marquees to see the movies playing when each photo was shot. Happy Thanksgiving!
I’m an excellent skier
I’m an excellent skier, originally uploaded by cynthiacloskey. I’d wanted to make a trip out west this year to ski with my dear friend Scott. I never managed to find the time, and even spring skiing is pretty much done for the season. I felt a little bad about this until I rediscovered this photo …
A picture is worth 1000 words
David Bowie and William Burroughs. I adore the blog if charlie parker was a gunslinger, there’d be a whole lot of dead copycats. It offers random images from history and culture, sometimes with brief commentary but generally posted without comment.