Red Robin

Red Robin restaurant was originally called Sam’s. Then it was Sam’s Red Robin. Then just Red Robin. Now the original owners have opened up a chain of mediocre restaurants called Sam’s Tavern.

Maybe if I’d known that history before I ordered, I would have had a burger instead of a salad and have a better opinion of the food.



5/2/16 It takes approximately 700 steps to walk around my block, and if you get distracted by the Bernie Sanders sign next door you might miss the crack in the sidewalk and twist your ankle.


Dollhouse’s used to be called baby houses and were built for adults.

“It was a diminutive 3-D enshrinement of all the owner’s worldly belongings, of his literal and figurative station in life.”

Charles Siebert in the article The Thorne Miniature Rooms printed in the 9/20/2015  The New York Times Magazine.


Delightingful Article About the History of Dollhouses

Bradford Dollhouse at the Smithsonian

The Miniature World of Faith Bradford

10 Of The Most Expensive Dollhouses in History


Cauliflower Puree

4/30/2016 Making cauliflower puree is more complicated than just putting it cooked cauliflower in a food processor.

Today I made very finely chopped cooked cauliflower.