Culinary Stories

Oly Kraut! Plus Ruben Making

This past weekend, I spent with friends I’ve known a long, long time. One from college days and another from young adulthood. We met in Olympia, the Capitol of Washington State. Under the flying pig, the Olympia Farmers Market was abloom with crowds.  Everything... read more

1964 Waldorf Astoria Potato Chips

The first night, at the end of our day in New York City, we stayed at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. My mother and her friend Peg took my younger sister, Nancy, and I to the 1964    Worlds Fair to show us the future. A lavish flower arrangement greeted us on the marble... read more

SHOPPING IN KOTZEBUE

SHOPPING IN KOTZEBUE                         After you pass the Arctic Circle on the Chukchi Sea off the coast of Alaska, Kotzebue is the biggest town in which to stock up until Barrow at the top of the world.  Originally, it was a summer village for Native Alaskans... read more

Nutty Awakening

Glasnost and Perestroika opened a number of tenuous attempts at business and friendship in the 1980’s between the United States and the dissolved Soviet Union.
Russian fishing fleets arranged a business deal with Pacific Northwest American fishermen.

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Lobsters in Maine

College was done for the summer. I’d been invited on a sailing trip with my roommate Jillian, through the islands off Maine’s coast and a stay with her friend Sam in Kennebunkport. Wending the waters through the small bits and larger acreage on the Atlantic’s edge. We... read more

Millers Dining Room

When I was ten years old my family started to go out occasionally to restaurants for Sunday dinner. Many of them were in East Cleveland. It was the 1960’s and the women often had on pillbox hats with matching handbags and shoes. My dad’s ties were narrow then and our... read more

Timberland Lodge Birthday Bash

The floorboards, beams, and timber of this lodge are so hefty – creeping about late at night is no problem – no squeaks! The chair, in one of the cozy rooms off the lobby, I’m sitting in, could hold a sumo wrestler. These are details of a shrine to the... read more

The Duck and Truffle Truck

Standing out in the Cènac Monday market of local produce farms, butchers, cheese makers, and sundries is a long eggplant purple trailer edged with a simple gold trim line below the sparkling window displays of duck everything and truffle euphoria.An aluminum awning... read more

kilned-again

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Kilned Again – A fun read. Lots I didn’t know about the art world and the underhanded dealing of human smugglers.

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