I really hate to “go meta” and discuss blog details, but every once in a while a change seems necessary, and inevitably, I feel the need to explain it. I apologize in advance to those of you who just want to hear our latest news.
I’ve always peppered my posts with links. Most of these refer to previous posts, or pages of photos on our Web site. Occasionally I’ll link to an outside Web site.
I generally link to a significant phrase in the post, so as not to break the flow of the essay. I’m working on changing that now, for a few reasons. Continue reading 'A Change in Style on the Zeiger Family “Homestead” Blog'»
We, like many Americans, love our popcorn.
For us, it goes beyond the occasional snack. When my older brother, David, and I were very young, Mom decided that Sunday evening meals would be our choice. We chose popcorn. Sunday night became a high point of our week, because we not only got popcorn for dinner, but we got to eat this dinner in the living room, in front of the television, watching The Wonderful World of Disney.
Eventually, as we grew older, we augmented the weekly popcorn meal with a sandwich or other heartier fare, but the acceptability of popcorn as an occasional meal continues to this day. It doesn’t offer much in the way of nutrition, but, made in adequate quantities, it makes a fllling and pleasant meal now and then.
Unfortunately, popcorn has its dark side: unpopped kernels, known by the rather vulgar nickname, “old maids.” Continue reading 'Popcorn, The “Homesteader’s” Nemesis'»