Archive for April 11th, 2007

Big Day!


JCB’s b-day, one of those zero years. I slightly modified the richest of today’s (!) NYTimes brownie recipes as the requested cake substitute.

For reflections, see bloggage by JCB himself, and recollections at

Today’s vocabulary:


political (originally communist) propaganda, esp. in art or literature, from Russian: a blend of agitatsiya (agitation) and propaganda