Down in the Hobbit hole

by Jon Sullivan - 2020-12-01 - Status

<<<<< previous blog         next blog >>>>>

Shelter in place gourmet, lizard curry edition.

Last week my sister was dealing with the covid lock down by getting crafty and building some bird traps. I suppose to supplement the cook pot in these trying times. That might sound odd, but Montana has always had a strong culture of hunting and gathering. I've never had Sharon's bird stew but I'm guessing it's tasty.

So I decided I would join in and "hunt" some food myself. We don't have birds here in San Diego, but we do have tons of wild lizards. So I rounded up some of those from around the apartment and made this lizard and lentil curry. I thought the mini bread bowl idea was fun. And it turns out there isn't much meat on our inner-city reptiles, so.... yeah, mini bread bowl. People say they taste like chicken, but that's silly. They actually taste like lizard of course. I can get authentic Peruvian food delivered here, so the whole notion was likely not worth the bother. Live and learn.

Other than that, life has been all World of Warcraft lately. Especially since I have two weeks vacation to burn through by the end of the year. With all the canceled vacations due to covid I haven't taken much time off. So now I have to use it up just sitting at home. Of well.

The new expansion is really good. Which is especially happy making. Since it will be the next two years of my life. The last one was rather heartbreakingly bad and annoying. See you all in-game.

Buy prints

<<<<< previous blog         next blog >>>>>
Eugene weather
63.45 degrees F, Clear (clear sky)
Min: 61.25 ,Max: 68.54 ,Humidity: 47, Wind: 8.05
Eugene, OR - Best Restaurants
Eugene, OR - Things to do
Eugene, OR - Fish reports
Oregon road conditions
Recent Posts
- Short takes
    Jon's short attention span has reduced us to blogging in short boring chunks of babble. Thanks Trump......
- Too much
    When I moved to Eugene I assumed I'd be having guests and dinner parties and all manner of things I'd need a guest room and extra furniture for. Pffft.
- Is this thing on?
    I haven't made a blog post in a looooong time. Let's talk about that.
- Throwdown
    Moving to Oregon = Go all the places, take all the photos, eat all the food. I didn't realize I'd be cooking most of it myself.
- The in-between
    I've been all about chasing joy and living my best life. Have I found it? Somewhere between crazy/joyous and sane/dreary?
- Mustard recipe
    PNW is a block of ice. Leaving the apartment might mean death. So, as one does, I made mustard.
- Jon is gassy
    Day 6 of Covid. All symptoms have been replaced by excessive flatulence. My fart cloud and I will continue to self isolate.
Food I Cooked
Old School Blogroll
Home of fine hypertext products.
A community weblog.
A Chicken Is Not Pillage
You forgot his exclamation point! It defines him. He put it there for a reason, to show how in! your! face! he is.
abada abada - twenty years of jessamyn
Matt Haughey
A Whole Lotta Nothing
Heater, Mother Of Lance
Anil Dash
A blog about making culture. Since 1999.
Some Bits
Nelson's weblog
Everlasting Blort
proud member of the reality-based community
This machine mocks fascists
Scripting News
It's even worse than it appears.
Short attention spans in a world full of flowers
mimi smartypants
Seriously, though: what's with the penguins?
Montreal City Weblog
Stupid Evil Bastard
What the fuck is wrong with you people?
Idle Words
brevity is for the weak
Making Light
Say what you mean. Bear witness. Iterate.
50,000 Monkeys at 50,000 Typewriters Can't Be Wrong
Justin Hall
Growing & breaking down since 1994
Mike the Mad Biologist
Helping idiots who desperately need my assistance by calling them fucking morons since 2004
AKMA’s Random Thoughts
Ruminations about hermeneutics, theology, theory, politics, ecclesiastical life… and exercise.
things magazine
An occasional weblog about objects, collections and discoveries
Miscellaneous Heathen
Hold to the now, the here, through which all future plunges to the past.
where it's always Virgo Season
Recent Trips
Getting it ready for you.