Archive for February, 2011

A New Dish

Monday, February 28th, 2011

I’ve decided I need new ways to make couscous dishes. Plain couscous is boring and tasteless. The boxed mixes are ridiculously expensive. Fruity Couscous Salad 2 & 2/3 cups dry whole wheat couscous (or regular) 3 cups orange juice (or water, or a mixture) 1 cup packed dried apricots, chopped 1 & 1/3 cups dried […]

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Pristine

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

The climate here is a Mediterranean one, which means near-idyllic conditions. So when weather happens, it becomes a Big Deal. For the past few days a “huge” Arctic storm was destined to come down from Canada. Stop the presses! Cover your water pipes! It might get into the upper 20s! And IT MIGHT SNOW!!!! OMG, […]

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This and That

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

It’s been a long time since I shared a video of Claire. For half a year I’d had trouble uploading them to Flickr, and just as suddenly it seems to work again. So here’s a video from the other morning (if the embedded video doesn’t work, try this link): She played the “drums” and “cymbals,” […]

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