Sooooooo, did I mention CHOCOLATE? Creating, savoring, eating chocolate? Our day will be spent exploring all things chocolate. The Aztec rulers drank their chocolate dark and bitter and used cocoa beans as money; after 1530 the Spanish added sugar and spices creating a drink for […]
Looking at the world from my small rural acres in the Blue Ridge.
Query: Is it an homage to the 18th century humeral notions of medicine (puke, purge, and scare the hell out of the illness) that liquid medicines are still being formulated to taste like rotten fruit mixed with pigeon shit and pills have to be the […]
I’ve seen lots of images of roof gardens topping contemporary buildings but there is also a movement to create vertical gardens in European cities. The picture of what I suggest for the Landmark Hotel is so completely clear, amazing and impressive that I’ll start there […]
Now that I have recovered from my bout of food poisoning and caught up some at the office I can spend time over the next few weeks telling about my wonderful trip to Texas. My road companion Kelly and I have been known to laugh […]