This posting is dedicated to my friend, Tom, who has a blog called Boise Style; he goes around the “city of trees” and captures the latest in style. Well, do I have some style for you! Carla and I wanted to stretch our legs somewhere other than the neighborhood today so we went up to… Continue reading Vancouver Style: Kumoricon
The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout My rating: 5 of 5 stars *** Warning *** Spoiler alert. Two paragraphs below are marked as being possible spoilers Elizabeth Strout writes, not with a pen, but with ascalpel. I finished this book on a lovely summer Sunday; I could have been outwalking, hiking, picnicking, talking with friends,… Continue reading Book Report: The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout
August 3, 2014 Brisket is one barbecue’s biggest challenges. A full packer brisket with both point and flat is a lot of meat; there are at least two muscle groups with different amounts of marbling. The flat is what you normally get when you go to the grocery store shopping for brisket. It is a tough… Continue reading Brisket
Dispatches by Michael Herr My rating: 4 of 5 stars A vivid portrayal of life at the front of the Vietnam War. Michael Herr, working for Esquire magazine, picked up his notebook and headed out to where the was happening. He was at the Citadel in Hue during the Tet Offensive; he also travelled to… Continue reading Book Report: Dispatches by Michael Herr
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