Sunday, March 28, 2010

Not to Worry

To all those coming for Pesach, not to worry, I have come out of retirement for this occasion and there will be food!

Not sure if the clivia will make it though...

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Past Its Expiration Date - We Need Your Vote!

Which is the most impressive example of Past Its Expiration Date?

Vote for Tomato Sauce #1, Tomato Sauce #2, or Once Was an Apple (we think).

Tomato Sauce #1
Close up of Tomato Sauce #1

Tomato Sauce #2
Close up of Tomato Sauce #2

Once Was an Apple (we think) - turned up in the basement during pesach cleaning. We figure it came home with Eli from camp.

Alternate view of Once Was an Apple (we think)

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Storm Damage

We have been out of power since 8pm last night. PSEG is saying it won't be fixed till Tuesday night.

But the blog must go on ...

Some photos from the block.

Across the street.

Not sure what the problem is here, but a fire truck was out here for several hours last night,
Down the block.
Their daughter is getting married today!
Next door.


About 1:30 pm,

Apparently, this was the cause of the outage, and it was burning on the wire here last night:
After they removed a lot of the broken branch:

The car from across the street. Hard to see in this picture, but the roof rack was full of pine branches.

At 2 pm, the power came back on.

And our crocuses made it through despite everything.

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Now vs Then

Back in the day, I used to shovel, and the kids used to play in the snow.

Last Friday, Lumpy shoveled, and ...

All that remained by today.