About that Ramen

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Thanks to my friend Rio, a masterful sushi lunch in Ginza at Gonpachi. Best sushi so far this life.

Garden Update: Mid-Summer Bounty Begins

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Rain and sun. Rain and sun. 90 degree days and massive afternoon thunderstorms. The garden is OK with all that.

First real harvest and a vegetarian dinner grown entirely on the property.

Watermellon? Watermellon.

First real harvest. Still waiting for tomatoes to get red.

“We just have beer here.”

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My kind of bar! Proletariat Bar, NYC. Superb beer, kind and knowledgeable service, and perfect conversation. DSCF0473DSCF0483DSCF0482DSCF0485DSCF0476

An Apple A Day..

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Dad’s Apple crop this year was a once-in-a-lifetime event. Unbelievable. Ida Reds.




Golden Delicious



new ladders



81 years old and still farming.

フード, indeed

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The best ramen, tsukemen, cold noo-noos dipped.


the makers of the best ramen in the hippest ramen space in town. Tokyo- Fuunji, thanks.


Some like it RAW – put me on the Sushi Train.

The Conductor.

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Just meat.


Kaiseki – catch it when you can.


eaters, dressed for the part.


Nishiki Market, Kyoto.

Protein Snack this, my friend.


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And the Famous Bento Box. Prepackaged cooked food, room temp. Japan. Train food. Sticky rice superb.


Pineapple + Jalapeño = Yowza

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Somehow an actual pineapple grew here in Virginia. It came due today.

Ripe Pineapple

Ripe Pineapple

Around here, when you get ripe you may well end up in a cocktail.

Put the lime in the pineapple

Put the lime in the pineapple

Pineapple + jalapeño mergerita
2 oz liquified mix of 1/2 jalapeño and a tiny cored pineapple
2 oz fresh lime juice
4 oz blue agave tequila
2 t blue agave syrup
Stir down. Strain into cocktail glass.



YOWZA, that jalapeño is hot

YOWZA, that jalapeño is hot

An Ice Story

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EEK!   Help us!!!!!!!!!IMG_9385.jpg

I’ll Save you!   Chug Chug chug…..IMG_9393.jpg

NOM NOM NOM NOM……….IMG_9381 2.jpg

Why aren’t those chickens laying any eggs?

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Are the days too short?

Are the days too short?

Is it the weather?

Is it the weather?

Nope - somebody's been a'snackin!

Nope – somebody’s been a’snackin!


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One pill makes you larger…

One Pill makes you small..

And the Ones that Mother gives you don’t do anything at all..

Step 3

Step 3

Go Ask Alice, when she’s Ten Feet Tall!
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