A Laser Cut Index Card Box

About ten years ago — at a Container Store of all places — I found the most amazing little wooden box. It wasn’t fancy or decorative or ornamental. It didn’t have any special features or hidden compartments. It was a simple flip-top wooden box, described as “a recipe box.” At the time, I lived my … Continue reading A Laser Cut Index Card Box

Nong’s Khao Man Gai, a.k.a. Chicken-crack

There is a food cart that I really enjoy and try to get to once a week.  In fact, it is so tasty and addicting that at work it we dubbed it “chicken-crack.”  The cart is Nong’s Khao Man Gai, in the cart pod on 10th.  It serves one thing and one thing only, but … Continue reading Nong’s Khao Man Gai, a.k.a. Chicken-crack

Vegetable and Mixed Rice Casserole

I am perhaps not as great a cook as the lovely and talented Kim.  She can make up recipes in her head based on whatever scraps happen to be in the kitchen (“somethin’ outta nuthin’”).  She can jump right in to a new recipe with no problem.  Me — the first few times I try a … Continue reading Vegetable and Mixed Rice Casserole


Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal.  To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2002/02/Random bits of mini-news…written one at a time throughout the day (figured it would be better than spamming the system with … Continue reading blipverts