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A Visit to Austin Texas; the First Night

I was invited to visit Austin Texas for a whirlwind tour – and I’ll be honest, we jammed more fun into a weekend than I ever thought was humanly possible! Austin Texas is a crazy, vibrant and exciting city filled … Continue reading

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Instant Pot Pork Chops

I got home yesterday to find that there was nothing in the fridge to feed the family. And they were hungry. Hungry and quickly transitioning to hangry. What to do? Yes, that is correct, I turned to the Instant Pot. … Continue reading

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My Tour of the Vancouver Filson Store

Earlier this week I was invited to a wine tasting event at Vancouver’s Filson store in Gastown. While taking the time to taste the 1000 Stories Zinfandel wine, I took the time to thoroughly tour and drool over the amazing … Continue reading

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Marlondo Leather Traveler’s Briefcase

Some few weeks or maybe even a couple months ago I bought a Marlondo Leather Travelers Briefcase in their water buffalo leather line. They are discontinuing their water buffalo line so I bought the bag at a pretty deep discount. … Continue reading

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The Rad Power Bike Radrover

I’m loving this Radrover bike. It is a beast of a machine! This morning I rode to school and it didn’t take me even five minutes longer than if I drive my car. It might have even been faster. In … Continue reading

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The Hack Attack

Earlier this week my web hosting company alerted me to the fact that my blog (and many others) had come under attack and had been “hacked”. I really don’t know what that means or what hackers get out of hacking … Continue reading

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Dirty Apron Cooking Class

Last week I attended a cooking class at the Dirty Apron cooking school. The name of the class was Meat Eaters Unite. It was not vegetarian friendly. Above is a photo of the lamb chops I cooked. Start on the … Continue reading

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Filming the Recording of a Podcast

As one or two of you know, I’ve started a podcast on which I discuss whatever random topic piques my curiosity. For giggles one night I filmed myself recording my podcast. That’s my recording studio – the back porch. That’s … Continue reading

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Biscuits, Crisp, Croissants, and Lamb; A Weekend of Eating

I started my weekend of eating and foodie explorations with my usual Saturday morning attempt at baking biscuits. I have to say, I had a reasonably successfully experience. The biscuits were light enough but the texture still is not as … Continue reading

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Burgers on the Grill

We did it again – we did burgers on the grill. I have to admit that once again, I made them too thick. You’d think I would’ve learned after doing this once already! Another thing I would probably do differently … Continue reading

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