Things I learned today: 1. How to make Osso Buco Milanese. 2. I don’t like Osso Buco Milanese. 3. Most of the Best Books of 2014 lists out there range from ridiculous to utter bullshit. A novel shouldn’t be lauded merely on the basis of a touching premise. Execution really should factor in. 4. My dogs will keep me up until 1:30 a.m. if they’re uncomfortable in a new place. 5. My dogs will wake me up at 5:30 a.m. if they’re uncomfortable in a new place. 6. I do not function well on less than three hours of sleep. 7. My sister dresses her dogs up in outfits almost as ridiculous as the outfits Akemi makes our dogs wear –
8. ALMOST as ridiculous –
9. My sister also dresses my dogs in outfits as ridiculous as the ones Akemi makes them wear –
10. Mussels are a real pain to clean.
Today’s informative blog entry is dedicated to long-time reader Gilder/baterista9.