What the heck is salmagundi? I had never heard of this word until I was brainstorming a title for a weekly post I plan on writing that doesn’t focus on books; a hodgepodge of items I was/am interested in this week that relates to my life outside of books. I wanted an alliterative title, so (I admit) I hit the thesaurus and found salmagundi under the listing for potpourri.
According to Dictionary.com, salmagundi is
1. a mixed dish consisting usually of cubed poultry or fish, chopped meat, anchovies, eggs, onions, oil, etc., often served as a salad.2. any mixture or miscellany.
Listening: My pandora radio station titled “Saved by the Bell Years”. It’s a radio station created that plays (mostly) tunes from the years of 1988-1992. A wonderful blast from the past. Some of my faves from today have been Richard Marx’s “Hold on to the Nights,” Belinda Carlisle’s “Heaven is a Place on Earth,” and “Alright” by Janet Jackson. Reminds me of Casey Kasem on childhood weekends…