Crunchy Granola Suite

Only someone who has listened to a lot of Neil Diamond would get the reference in my title, today. But my junior high days were filled with James Taylor, Loggins and Messina, and early on, thanks to my girlfriend George and her passion for the song “Kentucky Woman”,  Neil Diamond had to be listened to. […]


Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Beautiful

There is an old commercial, for shampoo, perhaps, where the gorgeous model looks at the camera and says in a sultry voice, “Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful”. An obnoxious commercial, but remarkable in its staying power in my mind. Sadly for the advertisers, I DON’T remember what product they were advertising. I sure remember […]


Authentic Swiss Fondue

Sound yummy??? Well, actually it turned out to be really delicious, but on the particular batch you will see pictured in this blog, I learned an important lesson that I will pass along to you, so that you can make a really delicious, authentically Swiss fondue, and avoid the whole unpleasant rubber cement issue. This […]