I like to spend a bit of time at the Public Market, here in Milwaukee. One of their many features is their Olive Oil and Vinegar bar, wherein I many different flavors of olive oil and/or balsamic are available for sample. I like all kinds of different flavors, so sometimes I'll walk in and pick some things up. This weekend, I botched my Chicken Sous Vide, so I decided to … [Read more...] about Truffle and Honeybell Orange Salad Dressing
I want to return to pencil. My most recent endeavors have been in oil. It's not where I started. My favorite medium is pencil. I have never had much luck with static color. When I say static color, I refer to color that is not fluid - like paint; but rather still such as colored pencils and markers. I abandoned the thought of using pen and/or markers a long time ago. The … [Read more...] about Return to Pencil
Is there going to be an avocado shortage or what? It's always a nice surprise to be reminded of my time at Thinkful. A friend of mine recently made the following exclamation: Here's a link to story. Avocado Past In and on the dataworld, there is an avocado dataset. Within the data science community, there are multiple version of this dataset floating around, … [Read more...] about Avocado Shortage or What?
I mentioned wine tastings previously. It was about six years ago that I had a hot date with a bottle of wine. In honor of that anniversary; I thought it would be a little fun to do a wine review on a dollar friendly bottle of wine, Encostas Do Peso Under $10 Selection Tradition would have me check out Walgreens or my local grocery. My current situation has one rule: … [Read more...] about Wine Review: Encostas Do Peso
I know on more than one occasion, I have referred to my book series, Life Imitates Art. It is time to provide some context. What is Life Imitates Art? Life Imitates Art is an autobiographical fairy tale series. I wrote them under my pseudonym, Yolanda Paptie. They are told in the frame of a fairy tale. Some time ago, I left my husband. When I attempted to describe … [Read more...] about Life Imitates Art