Category Archives: Dining

Review: ‘The Addicts’ by Gertrude Friedberg

Friedberg is almost lost to history. She was a mid 20th Century New York City playwright and author. ’The Addicts’ is a story eerily familiar to today’s readers. The cautionary tale is about a family who love to read at … Continue reading

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Review: ‘The Bean Eaters’ by Gwendolyn Brooks

“They eat beans mostly, this old yellow pair. Dinner is a casual affair. Plane chipware on a plain and creaking wood, Tin flatware. Two who are mostly good. Two who have lived their day, but keep putting on their clothes … Continue reading

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Holiday Mystery: Murder Most Foul at Botendaddy Manor Estates

DECEMBER 18, YEAR OF THE RISEN CHRIST TWO-THOUSAND AND SIXTEEN IN THE FREE AND ACCPETED COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, ANCIENT COUNTY OF FAYETTE AND VILLAGE OF NORTH MARKLEYSBURG, ESTATE OF THE GRAND COUNT BARON VON BOTEN-DADDY The Butler answered the enormous Bronze … Continue reading

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Disclaimer

Although I talk about diet and exercise, I am only relating my experiences. Any sort of advice contained herein should be validated with your doctor and dietitian before undertaking or modifying any diet or exercise program. I am a mere layman. … Continue reading

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The Obscure and Mysterious Account of Mlle. Pym-Braithwaite-Smythe

It was in the City of New York, and the same-said County and State: “Excelsior!”, high above the teeming streets, that I was the only female attorney in the magnificent Law Offices of our hallowed, masculine, ancient, free and accepted Law … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Closed Pittsburgh Restaurants

I probably have some pics somewhere but I doubt it. I will look around. Readers, I will look 👀 for links and photos. If you have any links or digital photos, let me know. La Cappella – Fox 🦊 Chapel (Closed  November … Continue reading

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I hate the term “Foodies”

In a chinese meal the following vegetables are disgusting gratuitous unnecessary cheap fillers: Carrot, cabbage and green pepper. Also cabbage does not belong in an egg roll-ever. In Italian pasta sauce carrot goes in never, never, never, never. In an … Continue reading

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