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Location, Location, Location

“To my real estate agent, Chernobyl is a fixer-upper.”

~ Yakov Smirnoff

Loretta Lynn, a pioneer Country music songstress, was once quoted saying, “You get used to sadness, growing up in the mountains” which very well may be backed up by science. 446 more words

Mental Health

ritz-rolo cookies

Okay, I made these a long time ago and got other people hooked on them, too… so this is a must-share!

There are no Rolos in Ecuador that I know of, buuuut I had Mike bring down a bag on his last Stateside trip a few weeks ago so I totally need to make these again soon. 246 more words


Adventures in High Altitude Baking: Banana Bread

I’ve been bitten by the baking bug since my last couple of high altitude attempts turned out relatively spot-on in terms of texture and taste.  And since I had a few over ripe bananas hanging around the kitchen, I was inspired to attempt modifying a banana bread recipe for high altitude on my own! 677 more words

Adventures In High Altitude Baking

Sparkling Jewel of Ladakh

There’s one more special place I would like to share with you. I call this place the sparkling jewel of Ladakh.

But first, let me set the scene. 475 more words


high-altitude english muffins

When we first moved to South America at the beginning of 2009, I craved a lot of food we couldn’t get. Just random things, mostly sweets. 252 more words