Category Archives: Uncategorized

San Diego: Baja fish tacos

What else but… The Mamas and the Papas, California Dreamin’ San Diego’s May grey and June gloom have been replaced by July blue sky. With Paris scorching in at 106°, the Netherlands at 104°, and the Midwest, South, and East … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Breaking Walmart news

Breaking news: another Texas Walmart incident involving an anonymous woman and food. This time, security cameras caught a woman opening a cartoon of “Tin Roof” Blue Bell ice cream and licking the top! Police were called, the culprit admitted to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Back on the bus: Wichita Falls, Texas: Pringles Meatballs

Bonnie Raitt, Your Sweet and Shiny Eyes When a reviewer described the Wichita Falls Candlewood Suites, Sweetie’s assigned lodging for the project, as “modest”—damning with faint praise sprang to mind. The Yelper continued, “If you need anything more than this, you should … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Shaggy Dogs: S’mores in a jar

We cannot be responsible for the reader’s satisfaction if he/she does not click on the post title, which will take him/her to the blog’s website to view the video below while reading the last episode. Glenn Miller, Chattanooga Choo Choo … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

The beautiful blonde: Vegetarian lasagna

Do me a huge, click on the post title, go to the web site, and watch the attached video. You’ll be glad you did.   Glenn Miller, “String of Pearls” It was late night in the desert: semis hummed by … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The red headed stranger? Cheeto Pie

LW  Willie Nelson, Red-headed Stranger   Betty was late. The oil slick left by her boyfriend’s Dodge Dart was receding and the neon sign behind the cash register blinked “Open” in the late morning sun. When they peered between the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Betty: Meat loaf

My older sister Nikki could go to the movies on Saturdays only if she took me along—not an easy decision on her part. She wanted to see her friends, but…was it worth the trouble. I loved the Western serials, each … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Bagpipes

I know it’s not my time, but I had a request for a bagpipe YouTube.  Every September in Sacramento’s Capitol Park, the California Fire Foundation honors the firefighters who died during the past year. There was no mistaking where the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Memorial Day

Each Memorial Day I write a post about our creative, generous friends from We The North and their ingenious, theme-based dinner party. This year on the way into Vancouver, we stopped a mile from the Canadian border crossing, on the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Beauty and the Beast

In the late 1980s, the Sweetie and I watched the television series, Beauty and the Beast—a fantasy/romance/crime drama about the relationship between noble Vincent, the man/beast who looked like a lion, and beautiful Catherine, the smart, successful Manhattan lawyer. Vincent … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments