July 20th, 2018


Today is a cooking day. The weather is nice and cool, but it is supposed to warm up quite a bit in the next week so I need to get it done soon. I made breakfast sandwiches for the week this morning, then after a quick inventory and spice run I am now making barbacoa … Continue reading July 20th, 2018

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July 17th, 2018


I am typing this while on an airplane heading back home. I have been in Kansas visiting family for almost a week. Cancer is rearing its ugly head in the family again, this time affecting my dad. We are staying optimistic, waiting for the results from his visit with the oncologist. There are good signs … Continue reading July 17th, 2018

June 20th, 2018


My idea to take the trailer out had to be postponed for a few weeks. First thing is the weather. What fun is it to go someplace to unwind if you have to stay inside an RV the whole time because it is raining? The forecast was a bit shaky for a couple of places … Continue reading June 20th, 2018

June 15th, 2018


It's been a busy few days so this weekend of mine was a working one. I had to run errands and get some things done but I think going forward I will be able to get things out of the way during the week and free up my weekends. I have a few long weekends … Continue reading June 15th, 2018

June 8th, 2018


I awoke this morning, much like the rest of the world, to the shocking news that Anthony Bourdain had died. Bourdain's shows really sparked something inside, and I could even say he inspired me to not only take some chances and try new foods here in this country, but also to travel and experience the … Continue reading June 8th, 2018

May 19th, 2018


I took this short video in my backyard today. I hung these flags up over my Japanese maple a few days ago. I picked these up in Kansas City, MO on one of the many trips I made when my mom was sick. I got them at a store called Temple Slug a few blocks … Continue reading May 19th, 2018

May 12th, 2018


A beautiful day it was today! I took total advantage of it and was outside working on the trailer most of the day. I got a lot of things taken care of -  I installed a new LED porch light (definitely MUCH brighter and also saves battery). I took out the vent fans and cleaned … Continue reading May 12th, 2018