~ the old & rustic kitchen ~

Can’t operate without my dusty black-board in the kitchen, an utterly indispensable item for lists & reminders, the ongoing ‘To Do’ list, grocery list, phone numbers & other ramblings. Sometimes it’s home to other notes and ephemera. Sometimes, if there’s room, I doodle. Who can do without the basic necessities of life like these old kitchen needfuls? Hanging… Read More ~ the old & rustic kitchen ~

~ a lawyer who changed hats: the father of gastronomy or the story of a judge & his stomach ~

Many lawyers have left the law for another career and/or gained fame as something other than being a lawyer. Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826 Paris) did some of that. While he didn’t leave the law and ultimately became a judge of the Court of Cassation appointed for life by Napolean Bonoparte under the new post-Revolution rules, he became… Read More ~ a lawyer who changed hats: the father of gastronomy or the story of a judge & his stomach ~