Archives for: "October 2008"

October 28th, 2008
Joey Naylor: Why did you tell that reporter all your secrets? Nick Naylor: You're too young to understand. Joey Naylor: Mom says it's because you have dependency issues and it was all just a matter of time before you threw it all away on some tramp.… more »

Beer of the Month - November, 2008

October 27th, 2008
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Movie of the Month - November, 2008

October 24th, 2008
Layer Cake Planning to retire and begin a new life, Mr. X (Daniel Craig), a successful West End drug dealer, has been asked for one last favor: to negotiate the sale of one million hits of Ecstacy. Unfortunately for Mr. X, the pills were stolen from a… more »

Rancho Zabaco Zinfandel 2006

October 23rd, 2008
I have been drinking a lot more Zinfandel lately and I tried this one based on absolutely nothing other than it's the one I grabbed when I was at the store looking for a Zin. I had never heard of it. No one recommended it. I paid $16 for this (at Papa… more »

Photo Theme of the Month - November, 2008

October 22nd, 2008
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Book of the Month - November, 2008

October 21st, 2008
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky standing on the fringes of life... offers a unique perspective. But there comes a time to see what it looks like from the dance floor. This haunting novel about the dilemma of passivity vs. passion… more »

October 20th, 2008
Pendergast turned his pale eyes on her. "My methods are unothodox, but they have one advantage." "And what is that?" "They work." more »

The 2008 Man Booker Prize WINNER!

October 14th, 2008
The Man Booker Prize for Fiction represents the very best in contemporary fiction (from the UK, Ireland, and the Commonwealth). One of the world’s most prestigious awards, and one of incomparable influence, it continues to be the pinnacle of ambition… more »

October 13th, 2008
The sea was cold, the night was black, and if I'd had any sense, I'd have wished myself elsewhere, but there is something in a boy that takes the mundanely difficult and unpleasant and turns it into a personal challenge and an adventure. more »

Banana Bread

October 11th, 2008
* 1 cup granulated sugar * 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature * 2 large eggs * 3 ripe bananas * 1 tablespoon milk * 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon * 2 cups all-purpose flour * 1 teaspoon baking powder * 1 teaspoon baking soda * 1… more »