Monthly Archives: August 2015

On this day in 1939….

On this day in 1939, Marvel Comics #1 was published, including the first appearances of the Human Torch and the Sub-Mariner. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marvel_Comics

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Chop Suey

It’s National Chop Suey Day in the US! Although there are different versions of how this dish was created, most say that it was started in the United States. One legend is that it was created by a Chinese restaurant … Continue reading

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Kudos to Anthony’s Restuarant in Old Mill

Kudos to Anthony’s at the Old Mill District​ for providing water to pets on this hot and smoky day.

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Is Kumbucha tea safe?

I read a lot about Kombucha tea, and many friends have recommended I try it. I have indeed tried it once or twice, but there are some safety issues with it. I have attached an article from the May issue … Continue reading

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Ancient wall in Bend, Oregon

Found this ancient wall in downtown Bend. I’m not sure who built it, but I’m guessing it was the Roman emperor Hadrian defending himself from the Chinese emperor Han Andi.

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Jefferson Park – 2015

Originally posted on wanderingyuncks :
Since 2011 Jefferson Park has been the one destination that has been on our schedule every year. This year we planned a joint outing with my parents who had not been to Jefferson Park yet. We…

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Italian Pasta Bake

I prepared this dish for dinner tonight. While it was not bad, it wasn’t much different than Chef Boyardee’s Beefaroni. Would I make it again? Probably. Unlike Beefaroni, this pasta bake was made from scratch, using fresh ingredients. No preservatives. … Continue reading

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