Adios Food Desert

View this post on Instagram #lasvegas where the water tastes funny ūüôä A post shared by freerangedanger (@freerangedanger) on Jan 6, 2017 at 5:18pm PST   Las Vegas or possibly translated as ‘The Meadows’ in Spanish, has long been known as a reprieve from the arid and seemingly desolate¬†Mojave Desert. ¬†Now, a bustling resort town and more importantly a winter climbing spot, Las Vegas is … Continue reading Adios Food Desert

The Resolution – A How To Do

We all have goals for the New Year and it is tradition that as we enter it we make a pact with ourselves to do or accomplish that which eluded us in the previous year. All too often though, we find that our Resolutions take a back seat to the day to day as the year begins to grind down our will to persevere. The … Continue reading The Resolution – A How To Do

Holiday Cocktails and other Stories

If you have checked out my Podcasts page then you know that I’m a big fan of Gastropod, hosted by¬†Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley. ¬†One of my favorite episodes, The Cocktail Hour, goes into the history and science behind the cocktail or mixology –¬†“the first legitimate American culinary art”. The art of mixology may be the first American endeavor into the world of culinary delights … Continue reading Holiday Cocktails and other Stories

Let’s catch up this weekend…

Hello everyone! It has been such a busy week that I have been unable to write my next post. ¬†In the interim, check out this video from my all time favorite documentary series, Human Planet. ¬†If you haven’t watched it yet, please do! Watch¬†Sam Niang, a Laotian fisherman fish in one of the most dangerous places I have ever seen. Sorry Jeremy Wade, while you … Continue reading Let’s catch up this weekend…

The Most Thought Provoking Time of the Year

It is time! ¬†For the yarn, for the tinsel, for the wrappers, and…? In more recent history, Christmas was not an official holiday in the United States until June 26, 1870. It is here! And it is the most disturbing time of the year – The Holiday. The origins of The Holiday, Christmas, are muddied by conspiracy and perhaps, some blood letting. In more recent … Continue reading The Most Thought Provoking Time of the Year

A Thanksgiving Alone

Whether by choice or not, spending the holidays, in particular Thanksgiving, alone is not an uncommon for many Americans. Be it work, a personal tragedy, finances, limited social contacts, or maybe you just can’t stand your uncle’s ill behaved dog- spending Thanksgiving alone can be due to many reasons. While the topic of spending the holidays alone is often avoided and the idea itself is … Continue reading A Thanksgiving Alone