Archive | February, 2016

Good and joy recipe series Post pic

Buen apetito! recipes series #1

Sweet and Spicy Shrimp and Zucchini Stir-Fry In Asian cooking, we like our food to have layers of flavors. It’s not enough for it to be just plain salty or savory or even sweet. It’s got to be more than that. It has to be a little sweet, a little spicy, quite tangy….a combination of […]

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A Cabin for my Weekend #8

For the last 45 years, workers in Noorderpark have gotten out of the elements and caught their breath in a ratty storage shed tucked into the woods of this 5,900-acre park north of Amsterdam. No more. A design studio recently completed an airy, warm, and stealthy little shelter on the site of the former structure. […]

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There is a certain dark side to travel,. loneliness! Post pic

There is a certain dark side to travel,. loneliness!

Deep inside travelers lies a dark secret that you don’t write about in postcards. It presents itself innocently enough, just a twinge as you’re walking a foreign street, a slight ache that’s probably just a little fatigue or hunger or maybe sun poisoning? You check yourself like you’d check a baby: Are you tired? No, […]

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