02 Apr 19

Excerpt from 10:00 Nightly News Weather Report with George Winterling Channel 18 KHAD-TV Haddonfield Illinois Halloween Night The record heat and humidity that has plagued the Great Lakes Region for the last few weeks, making Autumn feel much more like mid-Summer, will give way to some vicious Thunderstorms Halloween Night and into Saturday Morning. A […]

31 Mar 19
cookies for my soul

Nachdem ich Euch in meiner Rubrik Weine von Mallorca erst eine meiner liebsten Bodegas vorgestellt habe, ist heute endlich ein weiterer Stern am Weinhimmel Mallorcas an der Reihe: Das Weingut Son Campaner in der Nähe von Sencelles. Gut zu erreichen, wunderschön und ruhig gelegen, ist Son Campaner der perfekte Ort für einen kleinen Ausflug und eine […]

19 Mar 19
Hidden Millenial

‘Want to Read’ Shelf from last post: 236 Current ‘Want to Read’ Shelf: 236 (not counting recent purchases and inventory) There is a value to this series, and not just in a satisfying feeling that also comes with decluttering. Last month was my birthday, and we dropped by a bookstore on a whim, because it’s my […]

18 Mar 19

This is the first post (of 20) sharing the 1962 Baseball Baedeker guide to every city & team in Major League Baseball in existence at the time. The guide was designed to make it easier for players and travelers to know where hotels, restaurants and assorted other spots were located. From the guide: Karl Baedecker […]

14 Mar 19
emma's art appreciation blog

In the Henry Art Gallery, here at the University of Washington, there is a piece that really caught my eye by Susanne M. Winterling. Her piece Glistening Troubles is a multimedia installation with mirror columns, specimens cast in resin, CGI animation, and HD video. This piece really caught my eye, not only because of the […]

23 Feb 19
Middle Grade Carousel

The Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt Winterhouse by Ben Gutterson Wild Wings by Gill Lewis Winterling by Sarah Prineas   Have you recently read a book that starts with the letter W?

09 Feb 19

     What’s On   020 7870 6876 The UK Premiere of Martin Sherman’s Gently Down The Streamstarring Jonathan Hyde opens next week ‘Tender, funny and unconventional romance’ Variety Directed by Olivier and Tony Award nominee Sean Mathias (No Man’s Land), this passionate and funny production starsJonathan Hyde (Titanic) in a rare London stage role alongside Ben Allen and Harry Lawtey. This production marks the legendary Martin […]

24 Jan 19
Financial Risk

The highest temperature I saw yesterday was 25. Florida is looking better and better. Warmer than Hawaii in the summer but probably ok for older people not working outdoors in the sun all day. Much more going on in Florida than Hawaii and higher IQ. My new TV is always tuned to Weather Nation. Very […]

23 Jan 19

Last year I started trying to read a little bit more fiction in translation. I bought an Asymptote book club subscription and acquired a few more titles throughout the year too. I read 18 books in translation in 2018 – which was a pretty good number for me. However, because of the (self-imposed) pressures of […]

21 Jan 19
Frankly Chatting

Might as well get used to it. Global warming is not a passing fancy. Heat records are getting shattered every month. Fifty-five all time highs around the world this summer.

12 Jan 19

A barren winter landscape translated beautifully on this vintage German china. Called Winterling, its crisp palette sets the stage for an intimate winter gathering. Invest in a fresh set of plates or bowls or add a few serving pieces to your basic white dinnerware to liven up the table and create your own modern heirlooms. […]