Tag Archives: Food

Nothing Lasts Forever

Nothing lasts forever; not even bananas. It finally came to pass, a thing I’d been dreading so long. The bananas fell from the garage. The evening of October 21st, 2017 I found them lying on the ground. It wasn’t the … Continue reading

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You Betcha Dupa We Got Pączkis!

Once again it’s Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday). I wanted to make sure my brother had some pączkis even though he’s in the hospital. I drove over to National Bakery and had to park way down the hill on the next … Continue reading

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Rhubarb-Strawberry Jam

Just before Christmas, but a few weeks ago, I had Breakfast with Santa at St. Florian’s parish. I took my son along kicking and screaming (he’s 34). The food is quite good, especially the cheese omelets; and the meal comes … Continue reading

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Happy Bananniversary Everyone!

Banana + Anniversary = Bananniversary These bananas were hung on the garage in late February 2012. They’re still hanging there. Yes. That’s Four Years! https://twentiethman.wordpress.com/2013/02/25/bananas https://twentiethman.wordpress.com/2014/03/02/bananas-for-sale https://twentiethman.wordpress.com/2015/03/02/hanging-tough-2015 https://twentiethman.wordpress.com/2011/05/20/be-thou-perfect/

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High School Biology – 1968

True stories are the best kinds of stories. I went to an all-you-can-eat Chinese buffet tonight. I had some frog legs for the first time in my life. I thought to myself: “I haven’t seen naked frog legs since biology … Continue reading

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Bananas For Sale

It’s Official. The bananas on the garage have been hanging there for two full years now. I’d like to sell them on eBay but I’m disinclined to put forth that much effort because I doubt I’d get rich by doing … Continue reading

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Soul Food

 Soul Food is a very old expression in the African-American community. In running an errand for my neighbor lady I went to the local ethnic grocery store. El Rey is a popular Mexican grocery that is apparently thriving. They’ve remodeled … Continue reading

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