Saturday, July 28, 2007

New TV Set

Early 'Happy Birthday' for Grandpa Warren! He bought himself (us, really) a flat screen TV set yesterday. Pretty neat. The old TV was getting pretty bad.

An LG Electronics brand set. LCDTV 32LC7D.

Current Book

Thursday Next is back! Thank you Jasper Fforde!

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Picture from the Past

In the tradition of posting somewhat embarrassing birthday pictures of my loved ones, here is one from my past. (Since today is MY Birthday!).

Birthday Card

My Dear Husband finds the best cards for me!


Happy Birthday

Monday, July 16, 2007

Watch for Post Tomorrow

Watch for surprise picture.

Monday, July 09, 2007

Adult Summer Reading Program

Adult Summer Reading Program 2007

Read a Biography or Autobiography
Einstein: His Life and Universe By Walter Isaacson

Read a Mystery
Lean Mean Thirteen By Janet Evanovich

Read a book of Poetry
Break, Blow, Burn By Camille Paglia

The Quiet American By Graham Greene

Read a book by a Local Author *

Join Us! Come to one of our book discussions.
Read the book first!
Pensione Anastasia By Alice Heard Williams

Read an award winning Book *
(Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, Booker Prize, etc.)

Read a Book by an African American Author
New England White By Stephen L. Carter

Read a Graphic Novel
Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere By Mike Carey & Glenn Fabry

Read a Book to a Child
A Fly Went By
By Mike McClintock


Going on vacation this summer? Read a book about your destination.*

Learn something new - cooking, crafts, etc. Read a book and try your new skill.*

Read the book. See the Movie.
PersuasionBy Jane AustenPersuasion
DVD With Amanda Root as Anne Elliot -- BBC Masterpiece Theatre

Read What Your Kids are Reading*
Read a book on the schools' summer reading list

*Yet to do!


Sunday, July 08, 2007

Roly Poly Zucchini

Roly Poly Zucchini

4 medium Roly Poly Squash (the size of an apple)
1 cup corn
1 medium onion, chopped fine
1 Tablespoon olive oil
4 scallions, chopped fine
3/4 cup ricotta cheese
1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated
salt and pepper, to taste

Place squash is boiling water for 5-10 minutes, until a sharp knife pierces to center easily. Remove from pot and plunge in ice water to cool. Cut off top and scoop out centers with a melon baller, being careful to leave a sturdy shell. Chop scooped out squash and reserve. Saute' onion in oil until transparent. Add chopped squash and cook until liquid is cooked off. Cool filling. Blend filling with ricotta, corn, scallions and half of parmesan. Season with salt and pepper. Mound filling in squash shells and top with grated cheese. Bake on cookie sheet in 350 oven for 35-45 minutes, until heated through.