Monthly Archive: February 2011

Feb 25 2011

Not exactly the kind of meat for which the thermometer was intended


  Danish Red Hotdogs are generally a summer meal here at The Penthouse Nordic…served up on fresh buns and garnished with spicy ketchup, brown mustard, crispy french-fried onions and sweet pickle slices. But somehow, a package of Danske Røde Pølser ended up in our shopping basket last week and we decided to pair them with …

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Feb 24 2011

Because it’s just that cold…

Download this gallery (ZIP, undefined KB) Download full size (429 KB) I initially intended to wear my "always gets double-takes" Triple X sweatshirt under my coat for the commute to work, but it's too darn chilly at the office to take it off. Does it qualify as professional workplace attire (even by casual Swedish standards)? …

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Feb 23 2011

Pitcher Justine Siegal 1st woman to throw batting practice for a MLB team

As the only girl on my own Little League baseball team many (MANY) years ago, this gives me a big case of the “warm fuzzies.” WAY TO GO, TRIBE!

Feb 22 2011

Hello, My Lovely

via She's baaaaack!!! And her new show, "The Chicago Code", is getting great reviews. Of course it will be months before it turns up on Swedish TV (if it turns up at all). And even if one of the networks here does decide to pick it up, the programmers will probably air it in …

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Feb 21 2011

My Ugly Shoe Collection, renewable in perpetuity!


via This line of interchangeable soles and uppers from Urshuz will be available is the US starting this summer. Not only are they incredibly functional, they’re good for the environment, too! Which means Dr. Darling cannot possibly object when I add several pairs (at least two for mixing & matching) to my Ugly Shoe …

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Feb 20 2011

One Universal Truth About The Protests In Madison, Wisconsin [PHOTO]

via Take it to the bank.

Feb 18 2011

Fort Wayne’s proposed Harry Baals Government Center gets The Daily Show Treatment

via And I didn’t think this story could get any funnier!

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