I guess I’m a dog lover rather than a cat lover. In this world, you are one or the other. Cat people will take this badly, but IMO, cats aren’t cuddly. When I come home and am greeted by 209 pounds of slobbering, panting, grinning, and jumping canis lupus familiaris, I know they like me! Now, some scientists have measured the “love” chemical in dogs, and officially endorse what I already know …
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Figure 1: A look through the kitchen window, brings the park to me!
I go to the park less frequently in the winter season, but sometimes the park comes to me! Here is a photo that was taken from the kitchen window.
We love to talk about coffee, don’t we? Well, we love our favorite crutch, and its faithful ability to get us through all the otherwise groggy mornings. Recently, I’ve been spending time on some of the internet coffee forums, learning things that (as a person whose habit runs well over four decades) – I was surprised I didn’t know. It was a good break from the usual forums-to–visit list, and the much more droll postings I put on my https://programmingmiscellany.wordpress.com site.
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A walk in the park, in Cary, gives one an undeserved impression of privacy and isolation. As always, there are clusters of houses and apartments on the other side of thin lines of towering North Carolina pine trees.
With great enthusiasm and fanfare the announcement was made today at the Canis Lupis party headquarters near Raleigh, North Carolina. Hutch is running again!
With the party’s financial woes still lingering from the last failed attempt, some frugality has been necessitated with reusing the 2012 placards. Yet – the party hopefuls are up beat about the chances, and are reorganizing the platform to appeal to the squirrel as well as the cat demographics. Hutch, quoted as “Wot Wo!” – meaning “We will have a broader voter appeal this time around …”
What makes a good cherry pie? In my opinion, it’s the starch that does it. Substitute tapioca flour for about half of the cornstarch you would normally use, and forget about the cornstarch altogether. It makes the cherry pie good even when it’s cold. It’s not too runny, not too gelatinous, and very tasty. I’ve found that cutting the sugar back to three eighths of a cup (rather than the half cup often suggested) – really brings out the cherries, without making them too sugary-sweet.
WordPress is very generous with sub-domains. You may have as many as you like (within reason). This blog contains mostly stuff of a personal nature – but I’ve created a few other blogs for some of the other interests I have.