The Mountain Goats - Get Lonely There is a fine...
When you know something, you know it, and when you don’t, you’d better learn....– Roberto Bolaño - 2666
She could never be a saint, but she thought she could be a martyr if they killed...– Flannery O’Connor - A Temple Of The Holy Ghost
I was scared of bees when I was young. Not like phobic scared, just reasonably afraid. They were small, armed, flew fast, and changed direction in a way that like defined agility. If one was after you there was almost no escaping it. Bees seemed worth avoiding, especially after I had learned first hand what it was like to be a victim of one of their jagged stingers. But one day when I was...
A text conversation with a Canadian friend after...
Canadian: You son of a bitch... You realize that if you kicked our ass in any other sport I wouldn't care. And neither would Canada!
Me: But it wasn't any other sport, it was hockey. And we kicked your ass!!!
Canadian: You bastard. I love you, but you are a bastard. You understand that my whole week is ruined now. I am defeated in life.
Me: I understand. But, luckily, as a Canadian you're probably accustomed to this feeling. Right?
Me: I love you too.
Misanthropic Jazz Standards for Valentine's Day. →
Too bad there isn’t an accompanying mixtape.
I like pretty dark haired women and breakfast food.– Ron Swanson, Parks and Recreation. Comments
How to make a sandwich (on a snowy day)
- Combine bread flour, salt, yeast, sugar, and water in a bowl. Knead. Let rise. Punch down. Let rise. Bake in hot oven. Let cool. Slice. - Place aromatic veggies and herbs in dutch oven. Add a bottle of red wine. Reduce until almost dry. Add beef stock and 2 lbs beef chuck (preferably local grass fed) and more veggies/herbs. Braise for a few hours in low oven until meat is tender. ...
The diseased, anyway, are more interesting than the healthy. The words of the...– Roberto Bolaño, 2666