Poems – 15

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and more information]   This is our 15th page of poems and...

Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.

- William Blake

Poems – 15

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and more information]   This is our 15th page of poems and napkin art.  The other page links are listed below.  At TITM we believe that poetry is more important than ever given The Way We Live Now.  Poetry and art go together well....

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Sea Gull Recipe Series – Sweetbreads

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]   When I moved to Mendocino and acquired the Sea Gull Restaurant, I had no idea what sweetbreads were. (I didn’t know how to cook at all or run a business either, but that’s a different story.)  As it turns out, I...

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A Dog in the Fight

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]   Every nation gets the government it deserves.  Joseph de Maistre In a democracy, the people get the government they deserve.  Alexis de Tocqueville The government you elect is the government you deserve.  Thomas...

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States I Have Visited – by Karson Jones (7 years old)

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]   I like to travel.  I live in California.  So far I have visited nine other states.  There are 50 states in the United States of America.  Since I live in California, I still have 40 other states to visit.  These...

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Sea Gull Recipe Series – Chicken Kiev

  [Click on BLUE link for sources and more information]   Owen Matthews in his lively and interesting book Glorious Misadventures: Nikolai Rezanov and the Dream of a Russian America explains in vivid detail how:   Russia really did once have an American empire. By...

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Poems – 14

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and more information.]   The painting at the top of this post by Hermann Orduña was discussed in this recent post by TITM:  The Argument   Does poetry still matter in this era of social media where the attention span has shrunk to...

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Honey, We’re Eating The Kids

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and more information] If you lower the price enough, consumers will buy more of the product.  There are exceptions such as Giffen goods or Veblen goods but they are rare.  It’s known as the law of demand.  This is certainly the case...

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Sea Gull Recipe Series – Sour Cream Coffee Cake

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and more information]   Sheldon retired into the back after setting up the dining room, as always, to Dire Straits Sultans of Swing.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Il8ZC3O64AU   The coffee shop was quickly populated as soon as we...

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Poems – 13

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]     Think in the Morning is returning to our poems and art series, specifically poems and Sea Gull Cellar Bar Napkin Art.  This is our 13th page of poems paired with napkin art.  Let us know if you enjoy these.  They...

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About The Sea Gull: Once Upon A Redwood by Maria Goodwin

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]     The Sea Gull Restaurant and Cellar Bar became part of many stories over the years, sometimes a short part, sometimes a long part.  In About the Sea Gull we are collecting these stories and putting them online at...

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How To Choose

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and more information]   Having just gone through an election, I’m reminded of some things I ponder from time to time.     When I studied economics in college, I had the great fortune to meet the Nobel economist Kenneth Arrow.  His...

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Reading A Little Bit At A Time

  [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]   Folks who read at least 30 minutes a week are 20 percent more likely to report greater life satisfaction and 11 percent more likely to feel creative. They're also 28 percent less likely to suffer from depression...

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