Monthly Archives: August 2011

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

I have to tell you, when I first moved to Reno, and I heard about the Rib Cook-Off, I was unimpressed.  Then I went, I ate, I conquered.  And now I look forward to it every year.  Last year, I … Continue reading

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Dem Bones

Next week starts the annual Best of the West Rib Cook-off.  This is one of the best events we have, Hot August Nights being very popular as well.  But this one?  This one with all the pork?  Lordy.  My mouth … Continue reading

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Oh Sh**!

That’s what some might say…but, me? I feel as if I have just created a work of art, built something grand, helped a little fledgling prepare to take flight. Just WHAT, you might ask, could stir such emotion, such a feeling of … Continue reading

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A Little Book Review For You

When I was in grad school (my, that seems like a long time ago!), my emphasis was American Women’s Memoirs.  Ever since then, I have been fascinated by nonfiction accounts of everything.  Climbing Mt. Everest. Climbing K2. Being Adopted.  Putting … Continue reading

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What is seen and NOT seen, Part Deux.

Awhile back, I told you about my eye surgery.  All of the gory details of it.  But what I’ve not told you is that it didn’t turn out like my very first one.  This ‘Enhancement’ went flooey with a capital … Continue reading

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Seriously Considering

For a while now, I have had the opportunity to get dual US and Spanish citizenships.  There are good things and bad things, as to every situation, but on this one I am thinking I am going to do it. Once, … Continue reading

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714 Miles East of Here

My family and I just returned from our annual vacation in the Grand Teton National Park.  Please don’t go there yourself because too many people are discovering that it is an awe-inspiring park and crowding up the place.  Stay home … Continue reading

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