September 26, 2010
So here’s a recurring theme: tomatoes. It’s getting near the end of tomato season in Michigan. I just finished a wonderful meal of whole wheat pasta covered with some fresh tomatoes lightly sautéed with green peppers, garlic and onion in olive oil. Add a little organic mozzarella, open a bottle of Italian Valpolicella [...]
September 19, 2010
I spent yesterday afternoon wandering around the Guggenheim Bilbao. The museum is dedicated to large-scale modern art. The building by architect Frank Gehry is itself a fantastic piece of modern art, both inside and out. Although I was blown away by the whole experience, I’ll concentrate on a permanent installation in the museum [...]
September 12, 2010
Diane and I just got back from the annual Michigan State University Student Organic Farm Hoophouse Gala Dinner. The organic farm is a teaching and research effort at MSU that has been going for a little over a decade. They offer a certificate program that provides people with no farming experience excellent training [...]
September 5, 2010
There’s an old pop song from the ’60s that goes something like this:
They say that all good things must end some day.
Autumn leaves must fall.
It’s Chad and Jeremy, I think, and it’s a guy saying farewell to a summer love. There were a number of these in the ’60s. Did all of us [...]