Saturday, July 25, 2009


I found Roly Poly Zucchini at the Market this morning!

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.

Saturday, July 18, 2009


After we went to the Community Market this morning, while it was still cool, I took some books back to the library. It was so nice in front of the Library - cool breeze blowing, music flowing from the outdoor speakers (Marriage of Figaro, I believe). I thought, how nice to draw up a chair, open a good book and relax - right there.
The library has just recently started playing 'classical' music from loud speakers on the roof of the building. According to the newspaper the Library is trying to discourage the teens from gathering in front of the Library and acting up. Shoving, yelling etc. Someone actually got shot in front of the Library a couple of months ago - and it was at 4:00pm. They now have police cruisers come by regularly. Sigh.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Summer 1938

Summer 1938, originally uploaded by cvwillc.

My Dad, my Mom, and me.