It came up a few times with my friends in Southern California. There you can buy this wonderful stuff called Elote from street side carts. It's a type of corn treat made in Mexico and California where they grill the corn covered in delicious toppings like chili powder, mayonnaise, sour cream and other great stuff. … Continue reading Elote on a campfire
Mom and I have been trying really hard to stay active lately. This means walking when we could drive whenever possible. One of these trips took us by our wonderful neighbors Bill and Cindy in Wisconsin when Bill happened to be harvesting from his garden. He had more vegetables than he knew what to do … Continue reading Wisconsin Cooking: Roasted Tomato Salad
Another in my series of easily accessible hikes. This one was actually a decent ways outside of town from me. It's about a 30 minute drive into the south east of town, which is actually kind of nice since I don't make it out that direction too often. Powell Butte itself is very interesting. The … Continue reading Getting Healthy the Oregon Way: Powell Butte.
Sauvie Island has quickly become one of my favorite places for my hikes. The scenery is gorgeous, the river cools the air and the flat terrain saves my knees. When mom and dad visited a few months ago we went on a great 7 mile hike to the Warrior point lighthouse. I decided to try … Continue reading Getting Healthy the Oregon Way: Sauvie along the beach.
Diana and I have both been working heard lately. Me in Summer school and her on her tenure. So, I thought maybe a really good, long, difficult hike was the way to go. I looked up a few in an area I hadn't really gotten to focus on before, the Columbia River Gorge. There's a … Continue reading Getting Healthy the Oregon Way: Cape Horn Trail
I think I gave Diana the hiking bug after our last really long hike. So this time I decided maybe something a lot easier was in order. Again we used the great website Friends of the Columbia River Gorge to check on a few different hikes and we decided on a short, 2.5 mile hike called … Continue reading Getting Healthy the Oregon Way: Dry Creek Falls and Brigham Fish Market
I've had a love/hate relationship with a lot of the cooking videos I find on Facebook all the time. On one hand they're great and make me hungry. On the other they tend to skip over a lot of important details. So when a good friend of mine posted one on my Facebook, I decided … Continue reading I try one of those Facebook food videos: Egg and potato loaf stuffed with cheese.
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