...and the first taste is free Doc's Day Despite having the day off, I've been surprisingly busy. To whit... Woke up at 8:30, ate, drank tea, read email, watched Sarah Moulton on Food Network Started a load of laundry, straightened up living room Worked on maps for the Kingdom Building Game Did more laundry, washed … Continue reading Sweet Tasting Evil
...and the odd Luxury Thrill So, today I'm 52 years old. Odd as this may seem to my younger friends, this is no big deal. See, after you hit 50, only the odometer rollover birthdays are important...and even then, just because they are milestones. So, in 8 years when I hit 60, I'll be excited. … Continue reading It Was Never About The Cheap Thrills, It Was About Moderately Priced Thrills
...they have BEAUTIFUL PLUMAGE January 27th is the Second AnnualLiveJournal Rabbit Hole Day!Because we can pretend that the world makes sense the other 364 days of the year. Oh yeah, this day is starting off well. Woke up with a kink in my tail (that Grace fixed by giving me a shot of muscle relaxer) … Continue reading The Rare And Beautiful Leaping Turtle Of Potawango Island
...hide your brewskis! Not a lot to report on here at Castle Cross. I've decided that my birthday cake will be devil's food with chocolate raspberry frosting, with Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough on the side. Birthday dinner will be Thai, at one of Sacramento's many Thai restaurants. I have no idea what … Continue reading Here Come The Beer Monkeys
...to digging the dirt First off, let me tell ya that one hour of hardass labor ion the garden is AT LEAST equal to walking 5 miles at a good clip. I did just over 2 hours of gardening today. I transplanted plants both large (a bigass Autumn Sage) and small (about 60 garlic plants...which … Continue reading The Horticultural Whore Dives In
...and it's all the weather's fault I may be able to get some gardening done tomorrow, but after that there is a prediction of very cold fuckin' weather for the coming week. Cold as in down into the upper 20's a couple of nights. Time to mulch the spinach again. So anyway, I've got a … Continue reading The Horticultural Whore Is Going Crazy
...ZZZZZAAAAPPPPP!!!! Got up at the totally wretched hour of 6:30 to get ready for a 7:45 doctor appointment. Found out that, despite 21 pounds of weight loss and drastic changes to my eating habits, my blood pressure is still a bit high. The doc gave me some mild BP medicine to take for a month, … Continue reading Hot Blue Power Blasts
...said the Doctor to his Wife:) Doc's Day After dealing with idiots all day yesterday, today I got nice intelligent customers today. Plus, they tipped pretty well, which is always a plus. Both Grace and I got off work early today, which was pretty nice. Turner Classic Movies is showing anime films by Hayao Miyazaki … Continue reading With Me, You Get Beauty And The Beast All In One Package, Baby!
...but not dreaming Wow...almost 5 days between posts. I'd have written something sooner, but times have been a bit boring here at the old homestead. In fact, I don't really have much to write tonight. Just figured I should check in so y'all didn't think I was up to no good:) And now to bed.
...who better to run a cathouse? DUNDRACON UPDATE Here's the official blurb for my game at DunDraCon. 125 The Great Cartoon Race Type: RPG System: TOON Friday 8PM in 379 for 4 hours GM: Doc Cross All characters provided by GM Power Level: Wild & Crazy Variations: Plenty Ladies and gentletoons, start your engines! The … Continue reading The Kitty Cats Open A Brothel In Juarez
...Hey, Joey, hop outta tha pouch and have some lasagna Life here at Castle Cross hums along smoothly. I've been playing Diablo II and have yet to finish the first act, mostly because the final big boss (Andariel, the demoness) keeps handing me my ass when I try to fight her. I'm gonna level up … Continue reading Kangaroo Mafia
...and she's wearing a cheerleader outfit One more note on the Iron Chef Aslin Way theme. My Sweet Little Pileated Woodpecker Of Sweetness, _lythande has requested that you, My Gentle Reader, go to her LJ and suggest mystery ingredients. Now, one of next months ingredients is already chosen (it will be chicken, to help dispell … Continue reading My Muse Is Dry Humping My Leg
...and if you don't believe me, just ask me Well, Iron Chef Aslin Way (January 2006 Edition) is over and done with. Once again, the Iron Chef pleased the Iron Wife and won the people's ovation and fame forever. And this time, the Iron Wife even shouted "Allez Cuisine!" Our mystery ingredients were: flat iron … Continue reading Oh, Baby, You Know My Lies Are True
...the moose was not amused Oh, my droogies, it will be a Foodaliscious Weekend here at stately Cross Manor. On Saturday, we'll have another episode of Iron Chef Aslin Way. Grace will buy three mystery ingredients and I will use all my culinary skill to create dishes around them. Kinda like Iron Chef, only no … Continue reading Bucky And Squint Goose a Moose
...or not I'm not dead...or sick...or anything bad. My life is just getting sucked away by one of my rare dalliances with a computer game. (in this case, Diablo II, which I only just got a couple of days ago) Once I kill the evil bad guys, I'll be ok:) Oh, and the Fiction Experiment … Continue reading Lusty Romps With The California Kid
The annual review of Subject Lines lies beyond the cut. When I first started blogging, lo these years ago (on Blogger, then on LJ), I decided that my subject lines would have little or nothing to do with what I intended to write. Just one of my little idiosyncrasies, like not wanting any dishware that … Continue reading Subjectivity: 2005