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Experiment with Low Carb Quick Bread
Monday, September 17, 2012      7 comments

I've been exploring a lot of low carb food websites lately. Many of them have a number of gluten free baked goods due to nut meals and coconut flour being easy low carb flour substitutions. Mind you, this works better for quick breads than yeast... Read more
An experiment in reducing the carbs in a Pumpkin Banana bread recipe.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012      0 comments

I recently found myself with two overripe bananas and needed to do something with them, so I went to SparkRecipes and did a search on banana bread looking specifically for something to use two bananas. Most banana bread recipes call for three or... Read more
Giving up the car
Wednesday, November 30, 2011      4 comments

Admittedly, not entirely by choice. I had some issues with the security system and when I took it into the dealership to get it checked out, the estimate for the cost of repairs got into "more than the car is worth" territory. Not the security... Read more
New Cat
Monday, May 24, 2010      7 comments

Well, okay, I adopted him a little over a month ago, but since the last cat to enter this household before him arrived in 2002, I think he qualifies as "newly arrived." The shelter estimates that he's between two and four years old, so he's cle... Read more
Not good for the nerves
Monday, September 21, 2009      2 comments

Shortly after midnight on Saturday, I heard a loud bang. emoticon I mean loud enough to cause me to levitate, or at... Read more
An Exercise in Frustration
Friday, August 14, 2009      6 comments

I wanted to go swimming today, but I didn't get to the gym until late. The pool closes half an hour before the gym closes, and I got there forty-five minutes before the gym closes. Oops. So, I took a couple turns around the indoor track to... Read more
Experiment with toe shoes.
Thursday, April 23, 2009      5 comments

So, I found myself in Center City on Thursday for a doctor's appointment. Since I'd gone in by SEPTA, I figured that I might as well spend some time in Center City, so I decided to check out a place called City Sports that carries Vibram Five Fi... Read more