Yum and a Big Change

I’m hoping things will still work well and easily, but I’ve decided to quit using Black Kestrel as my primary online identifier. I’ve been phasing it out for a while, and the process is now all but complete.

Why? Because I’m white, and using “black” seems disingenuous. It’s not like I thought there was any […]

I have a blog, I should post to it

So tomorrow we’re doing a Straysgiving, like so many people, are. It seems to be common for twenty- and thirty-somethings, especially in the last few years. Most of us can’t afford to go home, it seems. So we get together with our friends and have the meals pot-luck.

Our meal tomorrow will be not untypical. […]

Yummy experimentation results

I fairly recently tried the International Delight iced coffee in mocha, and loved it. But the half-gallon carton was going way too fast before payday. Also, I had a wild hair that I wanted hot chocolate, but after actually making it, decided I didn’t, really. So an experiment was born. I brewed some coffee into […]


I was going to post on how I seem to have given up on changing people’s minds on certain subjects, but that’s pretty much it on that subject. People are entrenching themselves more and more.

So I’m going to post one of my favorite meals. It’s a bit heavy, but it’s pretty balanced.

I start […]