Month: February 2018

Gluten Free Curried Tempura Calamari

calamari

One year ago today we were waking up to eighty degree mornings in our rented apartment in Bangalore. There were no snowy mornings hiking through fresh powder. No walks with my dog in her fanciest sweater through alpine valleys. The only snowflakes we saw were the cheap plastic ones on our fake Christmas tree in …

V is for Venison

Mt Baldy

It’s 10 a.m. and I almost summited the highest peak in the San Gabriel Mountains, and frankly, the highest mountain peak that looks out over the city of angels. (Los Angeles) And I did it the hard way. Mt Baldy’s Ski Lift Trail literally climbs straight up the mountain underneath the rickety ole chairlift that …

A Health Conscientious Pad See Ew with Extra Veggies

This morning I woke up walking like an old cowboy who rode way to many hours the day before. I love my job in the horse racing industry with an unbelievable passion but yesterday at work every step I took up our three-story grandstand made my thighs burn terribly bad. (Oh look, according to my …

Amber Exacta’s February 2nd Happy Birthday Judy Picks

V is for victory. Like when you hit the pick 5 and win two grand. Or is it for Venison? Or is it for a very happy birthday to one of my favorite ex wagering ambassadors? If it’s February 10th then you can find me at Santa Anita Park, the great race place helping new …

Crabs, Cash and Dreams Coming True

A year ago I was sitting in the fanciest seafood restaurant we could find in Tsim Sha Tsui Hong Kong, the whitest person in the restaurant, okay actual the only white person in the restaurant, and wanting desperately to have just one napkin. How do you destroy a delicious crab without even one napkin? This …