From the Couch: A Different Kind of Travel

What’s ‘e Matter You, ey? You are ‘e matter, that which occupies space and possesses rest mass. what is matter – Bing One More Minute, please. “E equals mc squared may be the most famous equation in the world, but what you might not know is that it isn’t the whole story. It just describesContinue reading “From the Couch: A Different Kind of Travel”

The Two Nancys Tour of Western National Parks

Last month, I decided to visit and take amateur photographs of National Parks. This May, after talking with a girlfriend (another Nancy), a decision was made to visit the Grand Canyon, Bryce and Zion. So the two Nancys headed west, May 2021. As we visited each park, we started to wonder about their geology andContinue reading “The Two Nancys Tour of Western National Parks”

Our favorite band

This is my all time favorite musical group. They were called Ari and the Alibis, but they are now going by Ariella, whether it’s the full band or just Ari and her husband guitarist Nicholas Kraster. Ariella McManus leads the band with vocals, many her original songs. The following story of love and redemption isContinue reading “Our favorite band”

What’s for dinner-Fried Rice

Remember the chicken tenders and brown rice from the other day, it’s time to rethink another leftover dish. Fried rice is the obvious solution. My Chinese “mother “, a woman I worked with years ago, taught me this technique. First you heat some good quality oil in a wok type skillet. We used to useContinue reading “What’s for dinner-Fried Rice”