The Zombie Chickeee…

Toward the tail-end of a most difficult week (but soooooo not finished) supervising teenagers for a community event this weekend, I stopped by the local Farm Co-Op for an event supply. We will set aside for now the fact that I actually live in a town with a Farm Co-Op. Three Mexican Restaurants. Four diners. … Continue reading The Zombie Chickeee…

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Weeding is satisfying…

Weeding is satisfying. Yes, I said it. Weeding is satisfying. Not weed, which probably is equally satisfying. But it's the joy of pulling those little fuckers out of the moist soil after the rainiest April ever (broke records) that is a moment to savor. Last year was the rainiest April, but it has been beaten … Continue reading Weeding is satisfying…

Smoky Southwest Chipotle Nachos…in America

First, I have to say that I am currently trying to fly under the radar with this whole being American thing right now. In fact, throughout our travels this summer EVERYONE with whom we spoke...and I mean EVERYONE. Literally. Every. Single. Person. And news broadcaster. And newspaper writer...EVERYONE expressed their sadness for us and shock … Continue reading Smoky Southwest Chipotle Nachos…in America

Ristorante Orlando in Monteloro: When it feels like home.

I've stumbled around here trying to find a way to express all that I feel about this place, Ristorane Orlando in Monteloro. Should I begin by talking about getting lost? Because sometimes, or maybe more often than not, getting lost is better than finding the destination the first time. Should I begin talking about those … Continue reading Ristorante Orlando in Monteloro: When it feels like home.