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Rum Punch Drunk

While on vacation in Turks and Caicos we learned that pirates loved punch so much they would barter slaves for a glass. We doubt Calico Jack had an umbrella or […]
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Fairest Apple of Them All

Growing up reading Snow White we knew taking apples from strangers was a bad idea. So we were hesitant when our camping neighbors at Big Sur offered us some delicious […]
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Into The Redwoods

Held tightly onto a steel wire one hundred fifty feet in the air, everything below me is a mere blur of green and brown. The wind whirls past my ear, […]
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Lost In Hawaii

The first time my father took me to the island of Oahu, it was not to see the popular beaches. Instead we went straight to the interior of the Hawaiian […]
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Long Live the Kouign Amann

Looking through the window of the bakery, it did not look like much. A large round flattened bit of baked dough, crusty and oily, lay with its many siblings on […]
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Vive La French Onion Soup

You know that Delacroix painting where Lady Liberty, French flag in hand, surges forward calling to the people behind her to embrace the revolution? Notice the kid to her left […]
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