★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ November 21, 2012 May your stuffing be tasty May your turkey be plump, May your potatoes and gravy Have never a lump. May your yams be delicious And your pies take the prize, And may your Thanksgiving dinner Stay off your thighs! (anonymous) Last Thursday, on Facebook and Odd, I … Continue reading Six-Word Thanksgiving Stories
Really, I don’t even know where to begin. I missed you all so much. I missed those of you who are such loyal readers that I worry about you when you don’t show up for El Morno. I missed those of you who fly by and say hi when you can. I missed those … Continue reading My Odd Blog Thankful For You!
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ November 18th, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: Looking back, my life seems like one long obstacle race, with me as the chief obstacle. ~ Jack Paar ★~ Use Less Stuff Day: ★~ National Vichyssoise Day: Last year we (I) learned that, the hot version of the Vichyssoise is called Cream Potato … Continue reading Use Less Stuff Day, National Vichyssoise Day
One counter of rolls. I "rolled" all the dough (75 or so rolls) but ended up only baking about 2 pans. Two dozen dinner rolls came out of the oven at about midnight. The dough yielded about 75 rolls, but if I had made them the suggested size I would have easily had over 100. … Continue reading Dinner Roll Fail Follow Up!
What is wrong with me? I am sobbing over a failed dinner roll recipe, and I want my mom. We all know that cooking doesn’t come naturally to me. If you don’t know this, you are clearly a new Odd reader (welcome to my Odd blog). Sorry I am such a mess. It all started … Continue reading Dinner Roll Sob Story
~★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ November 16, 2012 ★~ Todays Quote: If you die in an elevator, be sure to push the Up button. Sam Levenson ★~ Button Day: Buttons, offer everyday pleasures. Their little faces turn up agreeably, asking for personality to be impressed upon them. Buttoning oneself up is a slower, contemplative act; unbuttoning … Continue reading Button Day, Fast Food Day!
★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ November 15th, 2012 ★~ Today’s Quote: As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do. Andrew Carnegie ★~ The Great American Smoke Out: The American Cancer society is encouraging smokers to make a plan to quit, or quit smoking today. By quitting … Continue reading Great American Smoke Out, Clean Out Fridge Day, Recycle Day,Rasin Bran Day
★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ November 14, 2012 ★~ Chicago had the most beautiful sunrise this morno. Cole called me from the car, to encourage me to trek out to the alley to see it in 40 degree weather, it was worth it. Thank you, El Morno friend Kelly, for snapping this pictured and sharing it. ★~Today’s Quote: "When … Continue reading Loosen Up Lighten Up Day, Pickle Day, Spicy Guacamole Day
★~♥~♥~★~ El Morno! ♥~★~★~♥ ~ November 13, 2012 I thought it would fun to enjoy a cuppa with the Beatles this Good Morno! ★~ Today’s Quote: Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something and has lost something.~H.Jackson Brown,Jr. ★~ World Kindness Day: No matter where we are, today is our day … Continue reading World Kindness Day, Diwali, National Indian Pudding Day!
The old Royal typewriter had been sitting neglected on a closet shelf for years when Cole pulled it out and promptly fell under its spell. I explained about how secretaries used to type letters, contracts, and invoices accurately and at breakneck speed using typewriters just like the one he was typing on. He was impressed … Continue reading Antique Typewriter Meets Teen