Sassyhacksaws

Musings on an English Degree

Year: 2018

Pazcki

Paczki Recipe

Because Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday/Paczki Day is coming up soon, I thought I'd post the recipe I have for making homemade paczki. They're time consuming, but totally worth it. Freshly made batch of pazcki. Ingredients 3/4 cup milk 1/2 cup sugar 1 envelope yeast 3 egg yolks 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 Tablespoon grated […]

ShopSmith 10ER

ShopSmith

When Ellie and I were looking for a house, one of the items I was looking for was a space to work on things. I didn't really have any criteria in mind. More or less, I figured the space would dictate what I could do in it. Sometimes it felt like Ellie made it more […]

Marley

It started ten years ago when I was young and foolish and invincible. My brother had two cats but no longer wanted one of them. He offered her to me. I asked him what was wrong with her, why would he give me a cat with no strings attached. He said there was nothing wrong […]

On Frankenstein

I have been the author of unalterable evils and I lived in daily fear lest the monster whom I had created should perpetrate some new wickedness. -Dr. Victor Frankenstein