The Dumpling Cart

Bare Minimum Cooking

When we first got together, Amos decided to do the cooking, while I’d do the obsessive cleaning, organizing, and getting rid of things. Play to your strengths, right? And when he joined me in California, I was delighted with his full English breakfasts and packed lunches, his Chicken Cordon…

Books I Read in 2019

I’ve tried in past years to share out book reviews about individual books or even compile lists of what I’ve read but… I read too much, and I never post anything. So this year, I’m imitating a friend at The Living Room by just posting a brief list: January: Shannan…

On money and power

One of the most memorable statements I’ve read was that the cliché, women want men with money and power works just as well if you take out the “men with.” Women want money and power. I appreciate this. Most women do want men. And we do want money and…

Merry Christmas from Maine

Well, the gentleman gave an excellent Christmas gift this year… even after I said I didn’t need anything. If money were no object… If money were no object, I’d put an end to class disparity. If money were no object, I’d topple corrupt financial systems for you. If money…