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[8 Jun 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Mashugana on Wednesday

Though I am not Jewish, I learned the term “mashugana” at a restaurant in Pittsburgh called Gullifty’s, where they make a great dish by that name. It starts with potato pancakes on the bottom, then a layer of hot corned beef, topped with coleslaw and Russian dressing. Mmmwaw! (She blows a kiss to the Chef.) Delicious! I asked the waitress what “mashugana” meant and she said it means “all mixed up, or crazy.” If that translation is not right, please feel free to correct me. I just like the word …

Entertainment &raquo

[14 Mar 2011 | 4 Comments | ]

For all of you John Sandford fans, who have spent the last decade or so reading about the adventures of super-sleuth Virgil Flowers, a new author by the name of G. J. Lau has just released his first major novel, entitled The Magpie’s Secret. If you like the quirky, yet lovable character of Virgil Flowers, then you are bound to like Lau’s main character, Frank Martinelli. The author skillfully weaves his own experiences as a Viet Nam-era veteran, and a career government employee into the personality of …

Entertainment, Self-Awareness &raquo

[17 Feb 2011 | 20 Comments | ]

If you have any suggestions for a more speedy recovery, please leave them here. All are welcome as neither of us is a good patient. I want Dr. House and I want him now! Plus I would get the added benefit of gazing into those mysterious blue eyes.

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