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Month: March 2012

testing the slow cooker

testing the slow cooker

This weekend Sam decided to test the new crock pot for the first time.  She’d never used a crock pot before and although my mother has one, I certainly never paid attention to how it was used.  We both ended up burning spots on our hands in the process. Before that, however, we ate at Flemings Steakhouse downtown on Friday night.  The food was good, but we set aside a lot for later.  The next morning Sam worked her magic…

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a comment on housing prices?

a comment on housing prices?

Next to Sam’s apartment building is another apartment building. Parked in the garage is another reminder you’re not in Kansas any more. This looks like a 360 Modena to me.  The coupe went for about $160,000 new in 2004. The median sales price for homes in Washington County, Ohio is $97,000.  

just a taste

just a taste

Sam continued her cooking this past weekend.  Sunday morning began with a delicious omelet and ended with beef bulgogi, which we are both still enjoying for lunch this week.    

numina

numina

Sam and I have been working for the last month or so on a top secret project that takes up most of our weekends.  We may reveal it to the world in the next few months.  On Saturday we were able to sneak away from this work and meet with our grad school friend and his wife for dinner and a show. We went to a few gallery shows after dinner, and if any of us are ever framed for…

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luck

luck

I could have been eating cold cereal out of a box Saturday morning.  Instead I was eating a home made cheese and veggie omelet in a grilled croissant. Can you see that cheese oozing out?  That’s a mixture of mozzarella and cheddar.  I asked Sam what this pleasant surprise was all about (she cooks a lot of dinners, but not a lot of breakfasts) and she said she wanted to make special meals for me all month for my birthday.  Not sure how much…

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