Dinner Tonight

June 28, 2016


Tonight I made a well-spiced shrimp and chorizo paella.  It tasted even better than it looked.  We finished with a buttermilk panna cotta that I set up yesterday and topped with chopped peach.

Pretty darned fine!

Night Music: Benny and the Jets

June 28, 2016

Let Them Eat Versailles

June 28, 2016

Today is the anniversary of the signing of perhaps the most disastrous treaty in history — the Treaty of Versailles that formally ended the Great War and which inexorably and inevitably led to the Second World War.


The Treaty proved that financial greed, land grabs, and bitter vengeance were no basis for a lasting peace.