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Foodie Friday!

Just a quick tip today! Sometimes when you’re traveling, you don’t always have the time, inclination or the money to go out to eat. Here are some good snack or meal options if you want a taste of the local culture without breaking your budget. 215 more words



This will be my 50th post on ‘When the cats in Hong Kong’. I feel this a big deal, a milestone. I’ve kept up with it, I’ve persevered and actually developed a bit of a hobby and a habit. 787 more words


Afraid to turn
To face and see
What the mirror screams at me
Fat or thin
Bound of free

A bird encaged, cannot take flight… 65 more words

Body Image

El Ranchito Taco Shop

The kids call this place simply “Taco Shop”. Maybe they can’t see the rest of the sign. Bacon, egg and cheese breakfast burrito. Unfortunately this place adds beans so I have to tell them “no beans”. 17 more words


Get Your Teeth Checked

We were driving back from a family dinner at a posh Los Angeles restaurant, the kind whose clientele doesn’t dare to touch the bread baskets. My mother could not stop blabbing about the owners of her gym, because that’s what you do when your daughter is home from her first year of college: “One time I went to dinner with them and they both ate steak and one order of French fries. 1,098 more words

Serious Writing

First Harvest: Heirloom Lemon Cucumber

Today Mr. E harvested his first cucumber. Yes, one cucumber – but what a hoot it was!

It’s a lemon cucumber, apparently a heirloom variety. The seed bag only gives the generic species name for cukes (Cucumis sativus), so I don’t know whether there’s a more specific way to identify the variety. 61 more words

DIY Action

South by Southwest

Trip started off the morning at 8:00. A plan for a drive but no hurries to get there. Seeing we didn’t eat breakfast we headed to… 113 more words

Road Trip