Alaska Part III: Rain

Catch up the first and second part of the trip here and here. Paul and I got darn lucky the day before with sunny skies especially since it involved a helicopter trip. Unfortunately, our third and final day in Alaska was the opposite. Thankfully we had nothing really to do and had a bit too much... Continue Reading →

Hi. I’m still here.

It’s been a while hasn’t it but I’m still here. Since Doctor’s big escape from the Rover sitter last October and our big reunion, I’ve been keeping to myself, microblogging over on Instagram and enjoying the love of my sweet puppy (who is also now on IG) and husband. There is traveling to make up... Continue Reading →

The Aftermath of Doctor’s Escape

Most happy endings don’t have a follow up, here’s ours. Doctor’s health Shortly after reuniting with Doctor on Sunday and telling Babs our how of how he came to us, she warned us about several things. Doctor may suffer from PTSD. Who knows what he encountered out there? Did a bus nearly hit him? Did... Continue Reading →

Remembering Anthony Bourdain

I’ve been pretty lucky as a food blogger. Since launching My Burning Kitchen in 2005 as a place online to document my journeys and thoughts, one of the best things was meeting Anthony Bourdain. It resonates even more now that he's gone. I won’t go on about how he changed the way we talked about... Continue Reading →

Trader Joe’s Podcast and Trader Joe’s Overseas

Part of my daily 45+ minute walk with Doctor is listening to a podcast. It’s something that makes the time go faster while being entertained and/or educated. Podcasts in my rotation include Radiolab, NPR’s Pop Culture Happy Hour, The Splendid Table, The Sporkful, Nerd for a Living, Forever 35, BJ Shea’s Geek Nation and just recently... Continue Reading →

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