Friday, November 19, 2004
when i was kid, my great-aunt would make the BEST caramel apples. and it is so fucking EASY!
get a double boiler. i like to put them backwards. but it is easier.
put water in bottom.
in top pan add-
1c light brown sugar(or dark)
1/2 karo syrup
a couple shakes of salt(says 1/8, but who has that? is it a pinch or a dash?)
15oz condensed sweeted milk
1 tsp vanilla
stir it all together and turn on overn to low. stir occassionally for about an hour-hour and 1/2. put in dish and put in fridge. proceed to clean pan with apple. eat an apple a day and keep the dr. away. i like to warm the caramel in the microwave and make it good and gooey. usually a minute and decrease as bowl empties.
and if you have rug rats, they will LUV YOU!
morning sun,spring air.
OUT the window, a call of spring.
a baby rabbit in a crow's beak.
it's feet flair in the air.
It's call of struggle.
it's call of pain.
one less rabbit to eat my garden.
i must say, that wasn't the best way to wake up.
he can do it so good, WITH PICTURES!
and you just gave me a thought. poetry? you want poetry?
i rediscovered this poem i wrote for an english class at art school.
it was hummungous.
it arose from my skin
like an island from the sea.
a volcano of pus.
for days it lay dormant.
painful to touch
but hard to see.
unable to waait,
for the the whitehead,
i induced an eruption.
it hurt, but there was much pleassure,
at the eruptio of lavalike pus.
like a volcano that erupts for days,
the zit produced pus.
and soon the zit was to be empty and will vanish.
like a volcano into the sea.
ahh, my little monserrat zit.that was a memorable one.
Wednesday, November 17, 2004
of course it DOES mean 1 less week. and i haven't stopped. just no damn #. too fucking depressing.
but why am i here? why, estate sale stories. ooh, and was it a good one. 2 days worth and spent WAY too much money, but most of it went on the most amazing clothing dryer. i am gonna take a picture and send it to Vermont Country Store. maybe they will remake them. i was tempted to wait for 1/2 price as it was in a 'black' neighborhood(chicken white people). actually many white people were there. but i paid $28. but since i have bought THREE of them and that was in the middle range, how can i complain. also got a small single cookie press, a butter mold/press, and an old scribe with wooden 'wing'screws. ooh, that one speaks age!
went back the 2nd day as she was an estate sale patron and she had a pretty good eye. and i filled a $3 bag + $1. i got a light blue graniteware tub with cover. if my aunt does not want it, good ebay i am sure.
you would not believe how much stuff she had stuffed in her little house. she had a real nice wooden 'ice box' in the kitchen for decor. too bad she didn't like book, although i did find 2.also got an old sifter(ebay), lincoln bank for white house freak e-pal, a very nice salt crock(ebay?), a broken african scupture i can repair, a rooster trivet(i missed the 2 i wanted, and spotted it on another wall), a very old 'hot' comb that black people used to straighten hair, wooden salad utensils, 3 kenyan carved birds, old blue bottle(very old), and a pennsylvanian pottery 'egyptian' horse.
but i missed the mace. darn.
Tuesday, November 16, 2004
one less Bush week to go
colon bowell is going
oh dear lord, condi?
one less Bush week to go.
i wish i could just take a nap til 2008. if we make it past then.