April 2018 Archives

You know my name…

“Peace, Dougster!” said Rick as he shook Doug’s hand at the peace today. “Dougster?” I queried.  “I pick up nicknames like that,” Doug replied. “Could be worse,” I said. “I grew up being Smelly Chele and Stinky Klinke.”  The names were cruel, but made worse by the fact that as a child I had recurrent urinary tract infections, and thus had frequent accidents…..Doug suggested I should blog about that. The choir members were having fun at my Continue reading

You know my name…

“Peace, Dougster!” said Rick as he shook Doug’s hand at the peace today. “Dougster?” I queried.  “I pick up nicknames like that,” Doug replied. “Could be worse,” I said. “I grew up being Smelly Chele and Stinky Klinke.”  The names were cruel, but made worse by the fact that as a child I had recurrent urinary tract infections, and thus had frequent accidents…..Doug suggested I should blog about that. The choir members were having fun at my Continue reading

Salmon “64”

Today is DH’s 64th birthday, and I wanted to make something special for dinner. I had a taste for green papaya salad, and so I bought a (I thought) green papaya at the grocery today. But, it was not green….it was actually a bit overripe. I improvised, and used the overripe papaya, its seeds and some other stuff to make a sauce for the salmon dinner I planned. Ingredients: Ripe papaya 2/3 cup with the Continue reading