car·riage re·turn

n. the lever or mechanism on a typewriter that would cause the cylinder on which the paper was held (the carriage) to return to the left margin of the page

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Plastic Can’t Beat the Real Thing

I don’t drink much pop (or soda,if that’s what you call it) anymore.

Back when I was in high school,I had a nearly unquenchable thirst for the stuff,especially for Coke. I never got the jitters,and I could successfully drink pop on the night before a cross country meet and still be Read on…

Beer,beer,beer,tiddly beer.

I’m just going to throw a few off hand thoughts out here today since it’s supposed to be a relaxing occasion and all. I imagine the majority of you won’t read this until Wednesday anyway,but if you’re stopping by on the Fourth,Happy Independence Day to you.

A long time ago,way back in Read on…

Vaya con Dios,Saturday night

So far,this weekend has been about returning to roots.

My friend Mike,still on post-deployment leave after his third deployment to Iraq,flew in on Friday night.  Today we went out for lunch to our old haunt,the 101 Cafe,the first time we’ve been there together since he left last Read on…

Heroes of the Blog:Nigella Lawson

Nigella Lawson came into my life about a third of the way into my time at Le Cordon Bleu. At the time,all I knew about Nigella stemmed from her show on the Style Channel –she was absolutely drop-dead gorgeous,very witty,well-educated,and the kind of cook I wanted to be (and Read on…