Author Archives: rurikia

The Art of BEEing: Winterizing

The bees and I seem to have reached some form of an agreement.  I worry over them, they let me occasionally have a visit in their hive and give the neighbors something to talk about, or they have me do … Continue reading

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Book Review: Berlin to Bucharest – Travels in Eastern Europe

Berlin to Bucharest – Travels in Eastern Europe Gill, Anton Grafton Books, London, 1990 Beginning in Hamburg (en route to Rostock) and ending in Albania, the author relates details of his travels just behind the iron curtain in the final … Continue reading

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Random Food of the Day

Ahh, the joy of past food fads…  Highlights from a vintage cookbook I found in my mom’s kitchen.  As far as I can recall we were never subjected to these.

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Random Food of the Day

The final 2018 chili pepper harvest – caught it the night before the first frost.

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Book Review: Autumn Across America

Autumn Across America Teale, Edwin Way St. Martins, New York 1956 This book is part of a 4 volume set written over several years where the author and his wife set off on road trips across the country to follow … Continue reading

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Book Review: North with the Spring

North with the Spring Teale, Edwin Way St. Martins, New York 1951 This book is part of a 4 volume set written over several years where the author and his wife set off on road trips across the country to … Continue reading

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Random Food of the Day

Bun Bo Hue at Bellwood Pho in Victorville

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