Makes slicing vegetables etc. so much easier. Daikon slices, uniformly so thin that one can (nearly) ready a newspaper through them, until now a nearly unattainable goal.
Today we got a mandoline – at half price.
Next stop: Buddha’s Delight.
First order of the new year: Manicure.
…not to fold the laundry while the cat is napping.
Even without Mardi Gras, “joie de vivre ” is the motto of the day.
Freshly baked beignets and cherries make a good breakfast any Monday morning.
Dollar coins. Very convenient for the new parking meters and much prettier than dollar bills.
6 feet tall, weighing in at approx. 140 pounds and cute as a (rather largish) button: Sofie, the baby giraffe at the Los Angeles Zoo.
Born on April 22, 2013, Sofie has only been on exhibit for a couple of weeks; and yes, even at 6 feet she is quite tiny, compared to her parents. But she’ll get there!
They’re just sleeping.
One day they will be on the road again, perfectly restored and stunning in their finned splendor.
Stanley Kubrick / LACMA 11/01/2012 – 06/30/2013
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
The Shining (1980)