23 September 2007

Duly Noted

"It is not really an exaggeration to say that peace and happiness begin, geographically, where garlic is used in cooking."
X. Marcel Boulestin, chef, food writer (1878-1943)

"In general, I think, human beings are happiest at table when they are very young, very much in love or very alone."
M.F.K. Fisher (1908-1992), 'An Alphabet for Gourmets' (1949)

"Tis better to be pissed off than pissed on." - Quote of the week at New Paltz's Muddy Cup

"Being tickled with a single feather is erotic, with an entire chicken is kinky." - Questionable Runner-Up Quote of the week at New Paltz's Muddy Cup, with name attribution, to boot.

"Going Down?" - handwritten inquiry on metal spike driven into the rock ledge atop Hook Mountain, formerly used by explosive-planting workers who rappelled 700 feet over the Hudson River in order to aid the quarrying efforts there at the turn of the 20th century.


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