Unless you’ve spent the last year alone on a deserted island or in a coma, you’ve probably noticed that dining with people who live outside one’s own household has not been a thing so much, because pandemic.Continue reading “Outdoor dining and a VAL-inspired meal”
Month: April 2021
Ring of Kerry race: still not over
My boss and I finished Ring of Kerry a few weeks ago.
My other teammate is still working his way around the loop.Continue reading “Ring of Kerry race: still not over”
I’m tired. Like all the time. And it’s my own fault.Continue reading “Reversionism”
A2O: Stop walking to have some wine?
Virtual African Loop: Entering Nigeria
Great news! Another border crossed!Continue reading “Virtual African Loop: Entering Nigeria”
Prepared for the cicada scourge
Since my Sis and BIL gave me all kinds of good ideas and then my Dad (who is fully vaccinated, yay) came by with the drill to help with the hardware installation… I now have a semi-private and semi- enclosed section of my deck:Continue reading “Prepared for the cicada scourge”
A2O: also walking down memory lane
Several years ago I was blessed to be able to visit New Zealand via a cruise. I got to meet a wonderful poet / friend I’d made online years prior.Continue reading “A2O: also walking down memory lane”
Virtual African Loop: Benin
I’ve crossed out of Togo and into Benin.
To celebrate this crossing, I’m making this dessert: bananas in orange sauce.Continue reading “Virtual African Loop: Benin”
Virtual Rt 66: Traffic hazards abound
I’m still pedalling my way across New Mexico, not quite to Albuquerque (which I have visited IRL). Apparently, I’m at risk of being run over by trucks.
Which means, I suppose, that I would be reported as a hazard on the road. To be avoided, please.Continue reading “Virtual Rt 66: Traffic hazards abound”
Virtual African Loop: Togo
Having crossed another virtual border in the trek, into Togo, it’s time to break out the virtual cookbook too.
And in this case, to take advantage of the fine weather — and my recent vaccination (theirs already in full effect) — to let me borrow Dad’s grill, and grilling expertise, to make Grilled Togo Chicken and Djenkoume.Continue reading “Virtual African Loop: Togo”