Stuff I would otherwise wish I had written down somewhere when I remember having seen, read, thought or heard it.
Eleanor Gould Packard, Miss Gould. The New Yorker’s “Grammarian”, “the Mozart of punctuation”. Postscript by David Remnick 2-28-05.
Quinwa Custard: First try: 1.5 c Quinua, 2 eggs, 1 yolk, 1c milk, 4 cardamon pods, 1 clove, 1.8 t cinimon. Crush spices and remove rough bits, mix custard. Add to Quinua to just fill. Bake slow oven. Next time, add half of remaining custard.
Chinese in Sacramento: Fr Leslie’s Illus News Je 11, 1870, Appleton’s NY Aug 20, 1873 p 257, Fr. Leslie’s Illus. Beitung Aug 9, 1878.
Wikileaks Rat on the Puebla (or Ohio) meth labs, vis New Yorker 7-2-12 p 50 On the difficulty that law enforcement faces finding the meth labs: “What civilian would drop a dime on a cartel? That would be suicidal. There was no way to know who would be on the other end of the call or email.”
Tal Wilkenfeld. Bass player extrodinaire. vis Cosmic Joke.