The other day, I was doing a bit of grocery shopping and pushed my cart down the baking aisle to pick up a box of currants for some currant shortbread cookies. I saw the baking chocolate nearby and remembered that I had also wanted to make some brownies. The recipe called for unsweetened baking chocolate which, at the time, I didn’t have, so I tossed a package of chocolate in my cart, as well.Continue reading Baking Chocolate Surprise
One day, when I was about 11 years old, I was doing something I’d done many times before: riding my bike around the block. Except this day was different in several ways. Continue reading Watch Where You’re Going!
So, since I no longer ride and had sold my motorcycle, I wanted to sell my fancy-schmancy motorcycle cover called a Cycle Shell on Craigslist. I did up a nice little post explaining that my Cycle Shell was “gently used,” able to store a medium-sized motorcycle with windshield and saddlebags, and that I was requesting $200 for the privilege of carrying it away.Continue reading Adventures On Craigslist
A couple of days ago, we had an unseasonably late-spring treat: The sun was shining, the temperature was around 70F with a light breeze, and the humidity was low. I figured this was probably going to be one of the last nice days so late in the spring before the long, dog days of summer arrived, so I decided to enjoy it by walking and taking the bus to run my errands.Continue reading Adventures With Metro: Never A Dull Moment
I went to my small, local hardware store (C & D Harware in the Heights) and bought a hummingbird feeder and some powdered Kool-Aid for hummingbirds. I also bought a heavy-duty bracket with which to affix the feeder to the side of the building next to one of my kitchen windows so I could enjoy the view when the tiny birds come to visit.Continue reading Gardening With Suzanna: The Hummingbird Feeder