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Potatoes and Molasses (or the Joy of Singing While You Cook)

I have never tried potatoes and molasses, although I suspect the best way to have them is to roast the potatoes first and drizzle the molasses on afterward as a kind of glaze. 371 more words

Food

Glee!

Bravado, bravura, gusto, pesto, Monte Bisto…
Playthings of the Western World
Cocky. That’s the word—
Cocky.
Panache & aplomb
I grant you, rarely palatable
in very small doses. 176 more words

Poetry

Charles Trenet et Georges Brassens

Songs: Le Grand Café, Tout est au duc, Le Petit Oiseau.

Culture

Charles Trenet as Harpo Marx?

A great clip from the 1938 feature film La Route Enchantée. Charles Trenet bears such an uncanny resemblance to Harpo Marx, one has to wonder if the look was intentional.  21 more words

Culture

Verlaine's Chanson d'automne


“Chanson d’automne” (“Autumn Song”) is a poem by Paul Verlaine, one of the best known in the French language. It is included in Verlaine’s first collection, Poèmes saturniens, published in 1866 (see 1866 in poetry). 144 more words

Culture

PlayThink 2017!!!

I just got notification that we’re in for PlayThink’s performance showcase this year!

I have a couple of months to teach D our choreography and work any kinks, which should be plenty of time. 92 more words

Balllet