[in Just-] (Spring is here!) ee cummings

  in Just- spring          when the world is mud- luscious the little lame balloonman   whistles          far          and wee   and eddieandbill come running from marbles and piracies and it’s spring   when the world is puddle-wonderful   the queer old balloonman whistles far          and             wee and bettyandisbel come dancing   from hop-scotch and jump-rope […]

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In Memoriam, Christopher Hitchens … some marvelous quotes

ON HYPOCRITES “Nothing optional—from homosexuality to adultery—is ever made punishable unless those who do the prohibiting (and exact the fierce punishment) have a repressed desire to participate.” 2007 ON CATS & DOGS “Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you […]

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2011 Glimmerglass Picnics!

We’re very excited about the 2011 Festival season, and for the 5th consecutive summer, Black Cat offers delicious boxed picnics to Glimmerglass patrons. 3 easy ways to order! 1. Secure online order form from Black Cat 2. Download the 2011 Glimmerglass Picnic brochure , complete & mail in. 3. Call Black Cat at 518.284.2575 The […]

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Healthy Foods for Healthy Schools For School Cafeteria Managers and Cooks

March 10, 2011 Dear Cafeteria Manager and Cooks! For the past ten years, the Rural Health Education Network of Delaware, Otsego, Montgomery and Schoharie counties (RHENDOMS) has been bringing educational programs into your schools to help establish a community environment that promotes living and creating a healthy lifestyle.  Many of you have School Wellness Committees […]

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Jose Cuervo Xmas Cookies, courtesy of a dear friend

My friend Steve sent me this great recipe for Jose Cuervo Christmas Cookies 1 cup of water                 1 tsp baking soda 1 cup of sugar                 1 tsp salt 1 cup of brown sugar   4 large eggs 1 cup nuts                         2 cups of dried fruit 1 bottle Jose Cuervo Tequila Sample the Cuervo to check quality. […]

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Thistle Hill Weavers Open House

Here’s an opportunity to visit the renowned weavers!  Rabbit Goody’s Annual Open House — Tour the mill!  Meet the weavers!  See the showroom with bed hangings, window treatments, and more! Find great gifts—pillows, shawls, placemats, towels & overruns: Dec. 4, Friday, 4 to 7 pm Dec. 5, Saturday, 9:30 to 5pm, Hourly Tours Dec. 6, […]

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Drunken Blonde Fruitcakes are back!

Not your typical fruitcake! Light, loaded with natural dried fruits and wrapped in brandy-soaked cheesecloth. THEY’RE BACK!! INGREDIENTS: dried figs, dates, candied pineapple, candied orange peel, apricots, dark raisins, golden raisins, brandy, butter, sugar, golden brown sugar, eggs, pure vanilla extract, baking soda, salt, flour, pecans, Laird’s applejack.

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