Monthly Archives: October 2013

Cats…Freedom on the Freeway… An Adventure with Dad

    My father is a fan of saving a buck or two. When I was growing up that meant collecting spare cans and never turning on a single light.     I’m really good at seeing in the dark.     That means instead of fancy toys, growing up, we had cats, lots of cats. My mom didn’t buy …

Carbanara Whole Wheat Pizza with Peas and Pancetta

     I just ran almost two thousand feet if altitude gain in a little more than five miles.      I have a love hate relationship with Slide Peak, the tallest mountain at the ski resort near my house, at something like 7,800 feet.      I love running, and I love eating pizza …

Tropical Ceviche with Scallops, Shrimp and Calamari

     I hiked sixteen miles today with over five thousand feet altitude gain.      That last two miles sludging back to my car all I could think was        ” Yea ceviche for dinner!”       Not just any ceviche but ceviche  of scallops, shrimp and calamari with tropical pineapple …

Nothing but Brothels and Donkeys

     We were flying through the vast Nevada desert Listening to the boss Bruce Springsteen blast through the cars speakers. Out here in Northern Nevada there was absolutely nothing to see for hours but but whore houses and donkeys.      Where else in the United States can you say that? Northern Nevada is a …