"I think Coco Loco and Pina Colada are, or were, the same drink...pineapple juice, coconut "milk," and rum. It just depended on what sort of shell they were served in...the little bodega where we went gave us a choice of whether we…"
"I signed and forwarded the link...I also watched some of Pat Condell's videos. I keep forgetting to check his site to see what's new.
Ironically, the latest issue of Freethought Today has an article by one of FFRF's staff…"
"The best pineapple I ever tasted was in Mexico City in 1960. It was semi-hollowed out and ...full of pina colada...heavy on the rum. That was decades before pina coladas became popular here (and were served in glasses...BFD)"
"Spud, even when I was still going to church (in my teens), I never really felt the need to praise an all-powerful, super-intelligent being. I always thought that the "Holy, holy, holy" songs we sang, and the grovelling prayers that…"
"I have only been mildly fond of Asimov's fiction, but I absolutely LOVED the editorials he wrote for his own magazine, and non-fiction articles he wrote for others.
HE was the one who pointed out to me and his other readers that the…"
"They haz NO flavor. Maybe fresh-picked are different, but I still like tart and tangy fruit better.
Or hot peppers...or curry dip with raw veg. I just bought a pound of snap peas, and I have a tub of curry dip developing in the…"
"The Science Fiction filksinging community makes up song parodies using almost anything. Another is based on "that Old-Time religion"....
It was good enough for DagonThat conservative old PaganWho sill votes for Ronald Reagan.So…"
"Joan, one of the favorite SF filksongs is "My God's Better than Your God," to the tune of the old Ken-L-Ration commercial, "My Dog's Better than Your dog." It has so many verses that it can be sung all night (the more…"
"Joan, do you mean Miss Weinstock's love of Burns and shakespeare, or BHS's love of Miss Weinstock?
She WAS a treasure; she made Shakespeare's characters come to life for us, taught us to write our own thoughts on myriad…"
"One of my high school English teachers loved Don Marquis as much as she loved Shakespeare and "Bobby" Burns. (She spoke of Burns as though she'd known him personally.)
Miss Esther Weinstock was a treasure."
"PS: Whatever happened to fresh Boysenberries in grocery stores? We can't even find them at the outdoor weekly farmers market. They have MUCH deeper flavor than blackberries, or similar ones. That was the only thing I ever…"
To answer your question of wed 'where is everybody' I thinkmmost of us are stranded at home. I'm iced /snowed in so bad l can't get in or out of the drive. Wish I was someplace where the weather would allow me to get out of the house. Hope you are well and mobile.