Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Valentines, yo

chocolate bar2
Originally uploaded by mattbucher.
shipped from NYC to Austin just in time. Nothing can make you forget real estate woes quicker than some truffles. Highlights include the pb&j truffle, the key lime pie truffle, and the kahlua truffle.

Thursday, February 16, 2006

Tasty Delicious

Originally uploaded by mattbucher.
Did I mention that my wife used to be the cupcake froster at the famous Magnolia Bakery??! Well did I??

The Double B

Originally uploaded by mattbucher.
If I had cattle, this would be my brand.

Friday, February 10, 2006

Pre-decimal British currency

1 pound = 20 shillings
1 pound = 240 pence
1 pound = 1 sovereign
1 crown = 5 shillings
1 half crown = 2 shillings, six pence
1 florin = 2 shillings
1 shilling = 12 pence
1 penny = 4 farthings
1 groat = 4 pence
shilling = "hog" or "deaner"
half crown = "tosheroon"
sixpence = "sprowsie" or "tanner"

Wednesday, February 08, 2006

Tuesday, February 07, 2006

You would think we are a dentist's office

We subscribe to:

New York Times (Sunday)
New York Magazine
The New Yorker
Vanity Fair
The Atlantic
US Weekly
Texas Monthly

Wednesday, February 01, 2006


Four jobs I've had:
1. editor
2. ditch digger
3. copywriter
4. house painter

Four movies I can watch over and over:
1. The Big Lebowski
2. Office Space
3. Bottle Rocket
4. Ocean's Eleven

Four places I've lived:
1. New York, NY (Brooklyn and Manhattan)
2. Denver, CO
3. Austin, TX
4. Tyler, TX

Four TV shows I love:
1. The Dog Whisperer
2. Six Feet Under
3. Baseball Tonight
4. No Reservations

Four places I've vacationed:
1. Zihuatanejo, Mexico
2. Galveston, TX
3. Amsterdam
4. Las Vegas

Four of my favorite dishes:
1. raw fish, which is my favorite dish
2. Katsu Don Buri
3. roasted chicken
4. massaman beef curry

Four sites I visit daily:
1. kottke.org
2. slate.com
3. nytimes.com
4. news.google.com

Five places I would rather be right now:
1. in a library
2. at the French Laundry or Per Se
3. Playa La Ropa
4. upstairs at the Stage Door Café, Breckenridge
5. Takamatsu Japan

I tag all three people who read this.