Crispy Ramen with Hoisin Sauce Tofu

I am lucky! I have a wide group of friends and they are all – without exception – wonderful, virtual people. They care for others and always do the right thing. But, I suspect they may sometimes be tempted to do not nice things – maybe flip someone off in traffic, or worse. If and when that happens they probably stop and do the nice thing instead because they are sure tofu, and especially tofu with ramen, is what is served for three meals a day in hell. Could it be that if they tried this dish they might stray from the straight and narrow lives? I suspect not; I certainly hope not.
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Trains and Ospreys in Ridgefield WA

With the promise of a bright sunny day it was high time I got out to capture some pictures of trains. My first stop was on Columbia Blvd near St Johns, right where the railroad tracks come out of a tunnel under Mock’s Crest. Union Pacific and BNSF both have lines here that line up to the bridge across the Columbia River. I thought this would be a great location and I’d have my choice of pictures.
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