I was reading an article in Wired magazine about gadgets, and they showed some contraptions that are just for making s'mores. I found out who invented s'mores...
Loretta Scott Crew was a Girl Scout who in 1927 invented the S'more. Crew's recipe was first published in the 1927 Girl Scout Handbook
after she created the snack to feed a group of hungry Girl Scouts at a
camp. Crew reportedly earned an award for her creative cooking.
The Ponderosa fire
continues to burn east of Redding. At last
report, it had consumed 21,500 acres and 50 homes. There have been
dozens of smaller fires throughout the north state, most of which were
the result of last weeks lightning storms. The smoke is affecting our
air quality and people have been advised to close the doors and windows.
We are encouraged to spend our time indoors as much as possible to
avoid respiratory problems.
by John’s shop today so he could listen to the recordings of the music
we played Thursday and Sunday with different musicians at the blues
jams. It helps to analyze the effect on our songs that different
combinations of players can cause, (both good and not so good). It was
also a chance for John to hear how his new amplifier sounded live.
in the afternoon, if one looked up at the middle of the sky over
Redding, there was a blue color cast behind the haze. Out on the
periphery, the smoke was still thick, gray and brown, but overhead
conditions were improving. I took that opportunity to snap a few
pictures around the Treehouse.
wasn’t much of an imposition to spend time inside with air
conditioning. Even though the temperature was barely 100 outside, the
filtered, cool air indoors felt very pleasant.
a new hypothesis that adds a twist to the big bang theory. James Quach
and his colleagues at the University of Melbourne, say the Big Bang
should be modeled as a phase change: the moment when an amorphous,
formless universe analogous to liquid water cooled and suddenly
crystallized to form four-dimensional space-time. (Story Here)