Category Archives: miscellany



Saw this yesterday, thought it would be interesting to cook for new years day.   Apparently, its a southern thing – pork jowl with black eyed peas.  No peas for us.

Its going to be like the ox tail we did some time ago.

thumbnail_img_2907Instead, we braised the jowl in the broiler with red potatos, onions, etc., then put it in the crock pot for the day.   We shall see.

img_2918Not done yet, but cooking along… .



Russia and US at war, Cyberwar. Or More.

1 a….and a proxy in Syria… .

Not the first time, but interesting.  The US public play’s pokemon and dither around with a Hillary or Trump presidency, and Russians are actually preparing for war with the West:

Russia holds massive nuclear war exercise involving 40MILLION people as military tensions rise with US

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I understand little of it, but its pretty interesting:

Kapersky has an equally fascinating program:


(Image/ Norse, IPViking Live)

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Horse Eaters… .

Black-stallionVenezuela, things seem pretty bad there.

I remember seeing this movie in the theater when it first came out.  It was pretty good: