Monthly Archives: July 2012

Photo sources

I always enjoy using my own photos to explain thinks but that doesn’t always work. Google and Bing are great for finding images but sometimes make it tough to find and credit sources. Robin just posted this and I intend … Continue reading

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Sunday Bubbly

Sunday brunch is a family tradition with us. I cook a mushroom and Gruyere omelette and hash browns. We eat on the deck while sipping champagne. Thirty years ago the bubbly was likely to be Hans Kornell brut which cost … Continue reading

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Everything flows…

On a leash in Berkeley hills It’s the new Jay. Gotta flow.

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Fish chart

Beautiful seafood chart from Monterey Fish. I’m headed down there right now.

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Bivalves à l’absinthe

This evening Uta is helping a friend in Mill Valley who shattered her ankle while hiking on Mt. Tam a couple of days after selling her house, confining her to a wheelchair with a houseful of stuff remaining to pack. … Continue reading

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You are what you eat.

Yesterday I installed a WordPress plugin that echoes whatever I write on the Internet Time Blog to my professional blog at jaycross.com. I don’t feel comfortable interspersing zany, off-the-wall, political, and hobby stuff with professional interests, so I need a … Continue reading

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Deck lunch

We’ve been having late lunches under the blue umbrella on the deck. I usually grill fish or veggie burgers and an occasional spicy chicken sausage. I’ve grilled polenta several times — it’s tricky. Polenta sticks to the grill unless I … Continue reading

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Sea Salt

Sea Salt Restaurant Berkeley (I’m going to stop listing addresses, hours, and other stuff you can easier find on Google.) Today is my birthday so I had my pick of East Bay restaurants. I chose Sea Salt, a quirky fish … Continue reading

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Zagat + Google = winner

About a month ago, Google bought Zagat, the restaurant guides that rely on user-generated content. I’ve subscribed for years. Now that Google is offering the content for free, Zagat sent me a free paperback guide to close out my subscription. … Continue reading

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What Really Makes Us Fat

I’ve long held that not all calories are created equal. Some make you fat. Others seem to pass right through you, leaving no residue at all. Until now, nutritionists have told us not to believe our experience. Eat enough for … Continue reading

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