A friend, LM, and I headed to Germany last Saturday. We first headed for Kelheim from Prague. Kelheim is an old German city between the Danube and Altmuhl rivers. It was already 30°C (86°F) by the time we got there.
The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef Blood, Bones & Butter: The inadvertent education of a reluctant chef is a memoir by Gabrielle Hamilton. She takes us on a journey from her childhood growing up in Pennsylvania with her parents and
I love my eggs well done. I mean that I like both the yolk and the white to be set regardless of how the eggs are prepared. My First Uncooked Egg My most embarrassing experience was being invited to the
Last week, I went to a chain salon in Madrid for a wash and conditioning. I figured that this would be fine as long as they used hair care products without sulfates and other baddies. The last thing I expected the hairdresser to tell me is that I should straighten my hair! If I don’t ask for your opinion….
HeLa Cells This book tells the story of Henrietta Lacks’ life, her family, and how HeLa cells have made her immortal. Admittedly, I haven’t taken a Biology class since Grade 9. Although I thought that the Biology teacher was wonderful,
A Shattered Screen… It’s not so easy to see in this picture, but I recently shattered the screen on my Essential Phone. After 9 years of exclusively using iPhones, I decided to try an Android a few months ago. My
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah The Great Alone is a story of self-discovery by Kristin Hannah. We meet Leni at the age of 13, living with her mom and dad in Seattle. Their life is difficult, with a father
Anna Akana is an actress, filmmaker, author, comedian and YouTube influencer. She dedicates this book to her younger sister, who committed suicide at the age of 13
I’m willing to try all the things: diet, Eastern medicine, Western medicine. I still have reduced mobility of my shoulder, and am working on that. In the past two weeks, I’ve experienced a number of alternative treatments including infrared sauna,
I have used WordPress.org for years for dpresident.net. More recently, I started some websites on WordPress.com. One day, I came across a job posting for Automattic, the parent company of WordPress.com. I read the requirements to apply for a job