Things I Found While Wandering

You never know what you will find when you wander around town and down old country roads. Sometimes the local grocery store even has something unusual. Unusual street signs and one of a kind tombstones. A field of sunflowers. Superman and super cool car. And when you see something out of the ordinary, always, always…

Remembering Quito, 1961 to 1963

A young child’s reminiscence of living on a volcano and riding the “chicken bus”. My family moved to Quito Ecuador in 1961, I think.  I was too young to care about dates so I don’t really remember.  My father was a sergeant in the U.S. Air Force stationed at Offutt AFB south of Omaha Nebraska. …

Katsu Donburi

Katsu Donburi ½ lb pork loin cutlets cut ½ inch thin 1 ½ cups raw medium grain rice 2 cups sliced sweet onions 2 cups chicken broth ½ cup Mirin ½ cup soy sauce 2 Tbsp sugar 4 slices fresh ginger 6 eggs lightly beaten ¼ cup flour ½ tsp salt Heavy pinch of black…

Time Travel To When Stonehenge Was New?

No, not quite. This Stonehenge is on the north bank of the Columbia River, on the Washington State side. Yes, it is life size. Perfect for those of us who can’t make it to England. It is actually a ­­­­memorial to soldiers who died in World War I. A plaque on the monument reads:To the…