My Grandmother’s Award-Winning Coconut Macaroon Recipe

June 20, 2012 by  
Filed under Dinky Manor, Noted

My grandmother made these coconut macaroons when I was a child and forever ruined Mounds candy bars for me. Unlike most macaroon recipes, this recipe does not require condensed milk. Grandma’s macaroons were dipped in melted dark chocolate and also contained a handful of chopped pecans, but my favorite version of this cookie is her […]

My Criminal Activity Documented On Film

June 20, 2012 by  
Filed under Bees, Noted, Sticky Acres

Ashton Kutcher produces a documentary series on YouTube called SUBCULTURE CLUB. Two weeks ago, the production team from Thrashlab Studios and Katalyst filmed part of their “Urban Beekeeping” episode in my backyard, and interviewed me about the efforts of our local beekeeping club to legalize beekeeping in Los Angeles. Because, you know, as long as […]

Green Gift Guide: Free Books For A Year

June 14, 2012 by  
Filed under Miss Moneybags, Noted

The battle for shelf space is a constant one at Dinky Manor. Although I generally try and keep a grip on things by checking out library books, since my job pretty much consists of reading, good books are always finding a way into my house, and end up getting stacked up on every available horizontal […]

My Life In The Honeybee Underground

June 2, 2012 by  
Filed under Bees, Sticky Acres

The Thrashlab film crew interviewed me today as part of their documentary about beekeeping activists who are working to legalize beekeeping Los Angeles. The filmmakers shot some beautiful footage in black and white film on a Bolex camera. The koi in the multi-frame sequence are our fish!