Guanajuato, Mexico 2

Originally posted on Trav's Motorcycle Trek:
4/4/2018 – 6/4/2018 Guanajuato (part 2) In the end it did take another few months to finally write another blog post, sorry for the delay! My last two months in Guanajuato were really great. All of the teachers, administrators, and fellow students at Escuela Falcon made my time…

San Blas, Tepic, and San Pancho, Mexico

Originally posted on Trav's Motorcycle Trek:
6/5/2018 – 6/17/2018 Trip Mileage so far: 4452 San Blas Although I was sad to say goodbye to Guanajuato, I was excited to be hitting the road once again on my motorcycle. Luckily so far (knock on wood) I haven’t had any more motorcycle problems, instead it’s been…


Look who surprised me while I harvested my lettuce in one of my garden containers. As I started to cut this lettuce out he popped – some kind of a tree frog perhaps? He also looks like he’s shedding his skin! June 6th – I think my little guest is a Cope’s Gray Tree Fog. They … Continue reading

My Nephew Travis’ Motorcycle Trip

My nephew Travis has started his year long motorcycle trip. So many adventures he is going to have – hopefully all good! Such is the technology available to him as he can document his entire trip and upload pictures and drone footage on his WP blog. He also has a GPS tracker to see where … Continue reading

22,600 Views for …

Could you even begin to guess what post/recipe of mine received this many views (24,458 total) out of more than 700 posts?   Instead of reposting it I am providing a link in case you would like to see the recipe.  It happens to be Stuffed Cabbage Rolls –  Weight Watcher’s Version.  There are obviously … Continue reading

Sunshine Award

First of all I want to thank  those special people who have felt my blog was of value by nominating me for The Sunshine Award in the past few weeks.  Indu and Ngan – you have shown me so much kindness since I joined Angie’s weekly party with your friendliness, comments and interest in the posts I make.    This is … Continue reading

One Final Flight | Flying Magazine

One Final Flight | Flying Magazine. Before Age 65, One Final Flight               By Bethany Whitfield                    /                    Published: Feb 25, 2014 Related Tags: Pilots, Adventures & More, Flying Opinion The author and her dad sitting in a 737 cockpit before his last airline flight as PIC.   Enlarge Photo Like so many of us who … Continue reading

Kitchen Gadgets – Cookies for the Rim of Your Coffee Cup

While browsing through my local baking store I ran across this Christmas cookie cutter set by Wilton Products (see 4 more sets below). The gingerbread man first attracted me as I collect many gingerbread items including almost 30 cookie cutters.  The reindeer is pretty cute too!  Then when I read  the cookies hang over the edge of a … Continue reading

Veal (or Chicken) Colombo with Palmina Sauce

This is another very old recipe and dates back to the time when my favorite news channel, WXYZ-TV hosted a weekly “Friday Feast” where they would highlight a local restaurant.  This recipe came from The Victorian Room located in Warren, Michigan.  At some point it was called Costanzo’s Victorian Room and then in 2000 they … Continue reading

Vegetable Ribbons Three Ways

I like to prepare these ribbons ahead of time and then cook briefly  in a butter/olive oil mixture.    This recipe is quick and is a very tasty side dish that goes well with any entrée.  The second recipe is from Midwest Living magazine and the third is a Weight Watcher’s recipe which includes goat cheese. Just … Continue reading