Got the recipe from Foodwishes on YouTube: 2lbs Strawberries with stems and leave removed. 1 cup sugar 1 cup water A pinch of salt A few drops of balsamic vinegar A few drops of lemon juice Combine in blender and pulse until completely smooth. N.B. … Continue reading Strawberry Granita
So I did some quick fried and then baked pork loin chops. Seasoned with salt and pepper. That’s really all it takes.
Oiled up some Asparagus, seasoned with salt, pepper, garlic powder and thyme. Broiled for 5 minutes.
Roasted potatoes with garlic and rosemary.
And for dessert – Strawberry Granita.
As is always the case for a Tarantino movie it starts off interesting and then the blood shed starts. It’s underlying theme is a story of bonds, both those of love and those of brotherhood and respect.
But the amount of blood and general opening of a can of whoop ass is spectacular. There’s the next to last scene before Django blows up the Candieland mansion. The part where he’s on the stairs with the two black women and says to them “Tell Miss Laura Goodbye” And the women look at him puzzled and he repeats himself and they say “Goodbye Miss Laura”. And then DJango blows a bitch away. Too funny.
And the funny part is, at the beginning where Dr. Shultz and Django meet Mr. Candie I said “They’re all gonna die. Every last one of them.” I was so right.
As I’ve done with the House vote, I’m also posting the Senate vote. This is historic and deserves to be preserved. Some key moments in the video are obviously the introduction of the bill given by openly gay Senator Donna Nesselbush. And to her immediate … Continue reading Video of RI Senate voting on SB38 – Marriage Equality
The following Senators voted against SB38 – the Marriage Equality bill in Rhode Island:
Sen. Frank A. Ciccone, III – (D) Providence/North Providence
Senator Marc A. Cote – (D) North Smithfield, Woonsocket
Senator Louis P. DiPalma – (D) Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, Tiverton
Senator Walter S. Felag, Jr. – (D) Bristol, Tiverton, Warren
Sen. Frank S. Lombardi – (D) Cranston
Sen. Michael J. McCaffrey – (D) Warwick
Sen. Harold Metts – (D) Providence – Special Note: Metts is known as a religious crank in the Senate.
Sen. Edward J. O’Neill – (D) North Providence, North Smithfield, Lincoln
Sen. Roger A. Picard – (D) Cumberland, Woonsocket
Sen. Dominick J. Ruggerio – (D) Providence, North Providence
Sen. William A. Walaska – (D) Warwick
And last but certainly not least is Senate President M. Teresa Paiva-Weed (D) Newport, Jamestown. She deserves a lesser ration of crap because she did allow the bill to come to a vote. But just the same – lay it on!
So prior this week I rented a 2013 Jetta. Nice on the highway, it accelerates really well and was under 3K RPM at 75MPH. Pretty nice, but then I found out why. It’s got a six speed automatic transmission.
Today I rented a 2012 VW Golf – smaller engine, same transmission. But it’s radio had bluetooth. Only gripe I have is the central display shows the connectivity going on. Damned car would try connecting to everything it saw around me except my phone. Grrrr. And it’s got little arrows but no buttons to control it. Very annoying. However the car seems to have more responsiveness than the Jetta. And you can squeal the tires on this one no problem.
So now I’m faced with a dilemma. I want to buy a car and I had been leaning towards a Mazda 3, but after driving the Jetta and the Golf I find I like those a lot better. Choices, choices.
For instance, I did email my condolences to Christopher Plante, the head of the RI NOM. I was very nice about it, if maybe a little passive-aggressive but I couldn’t help myself.
And to Bishop Thomas Tobin – must suck to be him right now. His Catholic dogma doesn’t hold sway any longer.
And to his lackeys Rev. Bernard Healey and Rev. John Codega – they must be smarting a bit right now too. Good,
And to the various and sundry retards who testified AGAINST marriage equality, a great big FUCK YOU to all of them. It’s been a long ride and a lot of people deserve the utmost derision.
And Senate President M. Terese Paiva-Weed – she actually allowed the bill to come to a vote. Interesting, I wonder what House Speaker Gordon Fox held over her head in order for her to even let it come to a vote? I’ve long advocated he play hardball with her until she came correct. But alas, even though she allowed the vote she still voted against it so deserves a proper ration of shit for that.
All in all, it took longer than I expected but RI will have true equality in marriage. And the bigots can’t say a damned thing about it now, except to cry over their breakfast toast. I’m waiting to see the photo of NOM’s Brian Brown with tears in his eyes.