Process Evolution

Here’s where I’m at: I just bought a new food processor. It’s a discontinued model. If it was 50 years ago, I’d probably be writing letters to the newspaper editor or getting dressed up as a lemon to picket a used car dealership*but since I am thoroughly modern, I take to the internet to spread…

Work ~ Intermission ~ Back To Work

Just a quick update in between workplace crises: Product endorsement: Prepara Gourmet Cruet Set with Chrome Carrier.  I suppose this is technically a gadget endorsement. We keep a small oil cruet on the counter for quick dashes into saute pans or salads or to dribble into things like pesto and  hummus. It has not been a…

Love Affair Then And Now

THEN When I was still doing direct patient care, one particularly grateful person gifted me with a basic  OXO peeler. It might seem a strange choice – most patient gifts to nurses are a box of Russel Stovers or maybe a crystal vase or candy dish at Xmas time – but this woman was all…

Hyperventilation

So blah blah rain / stupid creek project / flooded basement and my son went downstairs to clear out junk to prepare for another yet ill-conceived solution from the creek project “engineer”. This one involves involves cutting the concrete basement floor. But this is not another kvetch – this is a moment of great excitement.…