Although Amsterdam is undoubtedly the city of Heineken (have you SEEN the lines to get into the company's museum?) and other beers of the lowlands, there comes a day in everyone's life when a glass of wine in the warm sunshine is necessary. And as the sunlight gets ever hotter, and Amsterdam streets even busier (oh yes, they get EVEN busier than they are now) a table on the patio of a wine-bar just... read more »
As my friend from Boston sometimes jokes, "Those are wicked good!" My pattern bar class was awesome! Here are a few samples..... I'm excited to see the next step. And the saw was not clean all day!
Betsy's bookends! Tribal!
A progressive! Stone!
Another Bookend! This is very pacific northwest.
Art Deco Style Roman!
Another Progressive Bar. Hey Valentine!
Bookends! Kind of Dutch! read more »
It has been quite some time, since I made any posts on my blog. I’m sorry for that, for there has been some personal issues that were unavoidable. You see, my wife had passed away and after 28 years of her putting up with my antics in the kitchen, it was and will be miss dearly, For she was my biggest critic, when it came to tasting any of the dishes or desserts that I make. Now I have to take it upon myself to be the guinea pig, and criticize what I make.Now to the food. But not just any food, for I had... read more »
Last year, I ask my friend to buy me a gold necklace for me. I was kind of planning to collect gold and silver jewelries since I like to go out a lot. With my unique since of fashion, those jewelries are perfect for it. My friend even told me to just buy a gold [...] read more »
As anyone who has wandered the streets of Amsterdam after nightfall will tell you, this city loves to party. From smokey little dives to thumpin' clubs, the streets are full of people making their way from one party to another. Continue reading read more »
It is now less than a week until the world's largest club festival kicks off in Amsterdam. Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) will kick off next Wednesday, October 17, and run until Sunday night, the 21st. It is a party like no Continue reading read more »
Pluk de Nacht (Seize the Night) is a free open air film festival held every summer in Amsterdam. Founded in 2003 by a pair of cinemaphiles, Pluk de Nacht has become one of staple Amsterdam summer events. This year, Continue reading read more »
Ok, we know I dont like chocolate.
If I did, I mightve known how to melt chocolate.
Its evidently very intense.
The microwave was a fail.
The stove top was a fail.
So... youd better look up how to melt chocolate before you begin.
Can you believe I didnt google it?
I just assumed I could do something as easy difficult as melt chocolate?
Either way, look it up. There has to be a better way.
I modified this recipe: Our Best Bites Chocolate Frosting.
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How the wire services use bars in their images to promote the Palestinian narrative of suffering and the impression of Palestinians as “prisoners” of Israeli brutality? Our Findings: Wire service photographers use clever photographic techniques to present a false impression that enhances images of Palestinian “suffering”. The use of bars in such images is a widespread method of portraying Palestinians as “prisoners” of Israeli occupation and brutality. What could be more symbolic of suffering and mistr... read more »
There is no shortage of hot clubs and bars in Amsterdam's bustling Rembrandtplein. But a few steps away from the action is a secret, stylish, speakeasy bar that serves the city's best drinks. Styled after America's prohibition era bars, Door 74 is a cocktail lounge Continue reading read more »