Monthly Archives: May 2015

Black Spruce and the Wildest Fires; Life Along the Yukon River

Ten years ago I celebrated the summer solstice at the Arctic Circle, ten hours to the north of Anchorage, Alaska. A week earlier, we had flown into Anchorage, one of the only real cities in the forty ninth state. We left Fairbanks at five p.m. to make it to the Arctic Circle before midnight for …

Mustard Turmeric Baked Indian Sweet Potatos with Eggs

Today it’s snowing the way it used to snow in 1990. The only problem is it’s mid May. This is not June Lake high up in the Eastern Sierras. We do not get snow this late. Hell, this year we barely got any snow even in January! As soon as my boyfriend and I bought …

Food babe for president

This morning I came to a realization. I think I respect Food Babe’s point of view more than our current president. This quote from this article just hit my point home. From her time as a delegate for North Caroljna at the 2014 DNC “President Obama promised to label genetically modified foods during his campaign …

Coconut Sweet Potato Fries with Spicy Sugar Dust 

       Hiking Mt Baldy is definitely not something I would recommend when suffering through the Budweiser Flu.         I had plans to hike Mt Baldy this morning with six friends; thank god T cancelled last minute and the trip kind of fell apart.        Yesterday when I purchased Vodka of the Gods (You know the …