Today’s walk

Here are some camera pix I took while on my 6-mile walk today. I did the loop that goes down our side of the creek, crosses a bridge, and up the other side, crosses another bridge, and back down our street to our house.   I took a little detour from the normal route, to…

Cellofourte

Cellofourte We went to see Cellofourte, Pittsburgh's cello rock band, at Duquesne University's Red Ring last night. We had first heard of them when they won a Battle of the Bands competition a year or more ago, and I've been hoping for an opportunity to see them play since then, so I was happy to find…

You may say that I’m a dreamer…

Joan Baez I was excited when I saw that the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust was offering a pair of tickets to Thursday's Joan Baez concert at the Byham, just for being one of the first three people to write on their Facebook wall. And even more excited to see that only one person had done that…

Baked polenta

At il piccolo forno in Lawrenceville. Toppings are: cherry tomatoes with balsamico, gorgonzola, and a mushroom spread, plus artichoke hearts and olives. Very tasty! (although the mushroom one was a little on the bland side) For dessert, I had a limoncello tartufo, which was a limoncello center surrounded by lemon gelato, and some raspberry sauce…