C for Christopher (and A minor)

My boy wanted to play guitar too, but my steel strings were a bit big, and tough on his little fingers. So I got him a little guitar (ukulele), and he loves it. He learned his first two chords (C and Am) pretty quickly. I’m bettered by my boys: Caleb, of course (featured here soon),…

Magyar Gumbo

I made red beans and rice in China awhile back using sausage from Harbin (northern China and cold), and it was delicious. I’m making Mississippi gumbo in Hungary right now, but I used sunflower oil to make the roux and Hungarian peppers instead of bell. The smoked sausage ain’t andouille, but it’s a little spicy….

The Wig – a short film

I read The Wig┬áby Brady Udall years ago. It’s a short short story, only about 3/4 of a page, but it knocked me out. So much sadness in so few words. You can really feel it, but you can also really see it. We decided to make a short film and enter it into the…