"Hunger is good discipline." -Ernest Hemingway

Author Archives: Emeliorations

End of the World Delight

“No wonder kids grow up crazy. A cat’s cradle is nothing but a bunch of X’s between somebody’s hands, and little kids look and look at all those X’s …” … Continue reading

June 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Egg and Swiss Salad on Rye

Anyway, I keep picturing all these little kids playing some game in this big field of rye and all. Thousands of little kids, and nobody’s around – nobody big, I … Continue reading

June 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Who Stole the Tarts?

Today, we’re going to take a trip back in time. We’re also going to do a little role play. You might want to do some background research to really get into … Continue reading

March 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Jake Rose

 If I had to describe The Sun Also Rises in one word, it would be: drunk. Granted, given that Hemingway based this novel on true events and real people, maybe I should … Continue reading

March 4, 2014 · 3 Comments

A Hamburger Sandwich

It’s been rumored that George Washington was a man of few words. Atlas Shrugged stands as concrete proof that Ayn Rand was not. Using a mere 135 words, our first … Continue reading

February 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

Pearls and precious stones are not good to eat or drink.

Alright, guys. This post was almost temporally relevant. Almost.  It was going to be posted right around Thanksgiving time, but then you know, life got in the way of life, … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Awful Offal.

Rounding out the month(s)-long dedication to recipes inspired by Halloween stories is Frankenstein: or, the Modern Prometheus. I’m assuming most of you know that Victor Frankenstein is actually the scientist … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · Leave a comment