Monthly Archives: April 2015

Why I prefer my real camera to my iPhone

Most of my photos are taken with my iPhone because it’s most convenient. However, when I walk along the Deschutes River, I prefer to take my Nikon with its telephoto lens. Here’s why. I could never have taken the below … Continue reading

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A new Chicken Cacciatore recipe

I tried this chicken Cacciatore recipe as an alternate to our time-honored Betty Crocker recipe. This new recipe is also a keeper. What made it stand out was the addition of red wine and fresh basil. I probably will tweak … Continue reading

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Politicians Discuss Global Warming

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I often ask myself why women repeatedly say “I’m sorry,” when they’ve done nothing wrong.

I often ask myself why women repeatedly say “I’m sorry,” when they’ve done nothing wrong. http://goop.com/how-women-undermine-themselves-with-words/?utm_source=goop+issue&utm_campaign=26b799c375-20150416_UndermineWithWords&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5ad74d5855-26b799c375-1480757&goal=0_5ad74d5855-26b799c375-1480757&mc_cid=26b799c375&mc_eid=3d292ce1b7

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A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth L. Ozeki

I just finished A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth L. Ozeki today, and I recommend it. The story is about two characters, a sixteen-year-old girl in Tokyo who keeps a diary, and a writer living on an island … Continue reading

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The Storyteller

Last night, Shari and I attended a presentation by a story teller. He spoke about the journey of the Essex, the true story which inspired Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick”. This was the first time I experienced a story teller. The … Continue reading

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