Snarfed from shutterbug93. Make a comment in this entry. I’ll go to your profile, pick 3 userpics and interests, and then you explain them in your journal.
Which I did in her journal, and here’s my answer:
|Cooking. As folks who look at my userpics know, I use images for various topics. This image is used for posts relating to cooking. It illustrates both tea (yum) and cookies (yum), as well as a Silpat mat, one of the greatest inventions around for making cookies.|
|Foxy Fagan. This was adapted from a post by Mark Evanier that talkes about the Foxy Fagan comic book. As my last name is Faigin, how could I resist not adapting it! Foxy Fagan was a comic book published around 1947 by an obscure company called Dearfield Publishing. It never found an audience and ran only seven issues. It was drawn by a gentleman named Harvey Eisenberg, who was the main artist for decades on the Tom & Jerry comic books. You can learn more about the comic here.|
|Schmuck. Look at the Schmuck on That Camel was a Yiddish trivia game published by Victory Games. I actually have found a copy, but I bought it more for the title than the game. The title is just wonderful (and the rules are just a hoot, although they never describe how to play the game.|
And, for the interests…
pp&m. Peter, Paul and Mary, one of my favorite musical groups. My favorite of the three is Peter Yarrow. We need to enjoy them now, as they have had their health scares, and I don’ t know how much longer they will be touring. Alas, they don’t come to Los Angeles as frequently as they used to.
rainbow series. In a previous answer, I discussed the “Orange Book”, better known as the Trusted Computer System Evaluation Criteria (TCSEC) (get a copy). The Orange Book was part of a series of books published by the NSA on computer security. Each had a different color cover, hence the name. You can get copies of some of them here. I worked on some of these text as part of my work in the field.
ghc. GHC is the acronym for Gindling Hilltop Camp in Malibu, one of the Wilshire Blvd Temple Camps. I went to these camps as I was growing up, and they are still part of what centers me. Just a lovely, lovely place.