Susan Olsen, Author at Granite Grok

Susan Olsen

A coal miner's daughter who can't sing, lover of liberty, enemy of intellectual sloth, admirer of William Barrett Travis,Stonewall Jackson and Michael Valentine Smith, possessor of a Gonzales flag, a little old lady who is armed and wears assault pearls.

CDC Kung Flu

Math is hard.

I’m not a doctor. I’m not a biologist. I’m not a mathematician.  I don’t even PLAY any of those on social media. I am, however, well-read and an admitted, congenital skeptic.

Grammar is hard. It’s harder if you’re a hoplophobe.

  Letter: Gun sellers are profiting off the coronavirus panic – Posted Mar 20, 2020 at 5:56 PM March 18 — To the Editor: In our time of health crisis, much outrage has been directed towards the people in this country who stockpiled hand sanitizers, face masks, cleaning supplies and the like. The scorn they receive is well deserved, …

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This is quick and easy

World’s Best and Easiest Biscuits   Ingredients: ¾ cup self-rising flour 1/3 cup 2% milk 3 T real butter, cold Preheat oven to 425○ Place baking stone on middle oven rack. Using pastry cutter, cut chunklets of butter into flour. Make a divot in the center of the butter/flour, stir milk into mixture using fork …

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Stuck at home? Bake some bread!

  Alan’s 3-Ingredient Artisan Bread Ingredients: 5 c      all-purpose flour 1.5     packets of yeast 1        large tablespoon of salt Directions: Pour yeast in a warm 2 1/4 cups of water for 15 minutes. Mix all the dry ingredients in a large glass bowl. Clear large hole in the middle of the dry ingredients, …

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