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Hasenpfeffer
Hasenpfeffer is German for “hare-pepper,” or peppered hare, and is a famous game dish in Germany. Serve it with spätzle dumplings or with boiled or mashed potatoes and blaukraut (braised red cabbage). It always makes me think of easter. It’s been a while since I posted anything regarding my beliefs.  […]

Hasenpfeffer or Bust





sci-fi movie them
Watching sci-fi movies is a hobby of mine. I don’t just watch them I learn all there is to know about them.  I like to know where the original story came from.  Who’s idea it was.  I like to research why the actors chose to be involved, what the director […]

Old Sci-fi Movies that still ROCK



tron legacy
I must admit I find it incredible that I am up at 12:30 the day after xmas writing a blog post.  I felt like I needed to write this while it was fresh on my mind.  The way I feel right now though I think it will be fresh on […]

The Legacy of TRON


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On December the 19th 1843 a novella written by Charles Dickens, arguably the most popular author of the Victorian era was published by Chapman & Hall. It has been said that it is the catalyst that both revitalized and restored our nostalgic love of the Christmas holiday.  We all love […]

Dickens of a Holiday



Since it’s almost Thanksgiving, I thought I would do some research on the origins of some of my favorite holiday pie!  What I found out is very interesting.  Like most things in life, pies seem to have a sordid tale to tell and many are not without some level of […]

Holiday Pie, Me, Oh My


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Religious zealots complain about the increasing tendency of the popular mind to make the association between Halloween and secular or pagan imagery.   What is really amusing is the utter seriousness with which they disregard the fact that Halloween predates Christianity by thousands of years.  The Halloween we celebrate today is […]

Sunday Halloween


The scarecrow is a fascinating piece of Halloween cornucopia that just does not get the attention it deserves in my opinion. Some of the best scary stories ever told contain themes of this icon of fall. It is about more than scaring a crow but coming to life and behaving […]

Rustle Scare Crow


I became fascinated recently by the realization that we all take for granted the durability of computers now days.  In the early days of computers many parts, for example vacuum tubes, had to be replaced constantly, almost every hour and sometimes more often.  Later on spools of magnetic tape had […]

Durability of Computers