Daily Archives: November 22, 2006

the guy behind Donkey Kong and Mario Super Bros.

is Shigero Miyamoto. He began as Nintendo’s first official staff artist right out of college and has since become Nintendo’s head creative guy in Japan. Miyamoto said something interesting in an article in American Way magazine (Nov 15, 2006): “Most … Continue reading

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Amazing rum cake

Everybody is going gang-busters over my mom’s rum cake; she is already baking the second one and this only our second day here. This recipe comes from the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (?!) This cake has beautiful presentation, … Continue reading

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caleb’s wonderful special fruitcake

I have made a double batch of this fruitcake every November for the last five or six years. It is so delicious, that it will shake your very foundation. I am including my recommendations for creating gold, silver and bronze … Continue reading

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washington D.C. Day 3

Bella has pronounced that she vastly prefers trains to buses and planes. We then spent some time reminiscing about our last Chinatown bus to D.C., which was cheap ($20 vs $80 by train), but exceedingly smelly. So the train ride … Continue reading

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