Dream Flying

Dream Flying

This is exactly how the world looks when I’m flying, unfettered in my dreams.  Looking down or backward, a spherical world rolls by. Looking out, I see the more traditional perspective typical of my piloting days. Things get interesting when my dreams take me mountain flying, on a dark star-lit night. It is sometimes confusing, But the freedom and the experience are exhilarating. I love […]

Cassava

Cassava

What A friend stopped by and left some boiled Cassava, some roots, and some cuttings. So, it’s time to plant Cassava. But how does it grow? And how to properly plant it? My wife, raised where Cassava, also known as Yucca, is a food staple, contemptuously says, “You just stick it in the ground!” That’s not good enough for me. Is it a tree or a […]

Carambola

Carambola

A year ago, Vivienne a Florida friend, shipped us a box of ripe Carambola fruit from her tree. We had eaten a few purchased locally. In many stores, they’re marketed by their shape as star fruit. In the Caribbean they’re known as Carambola avoiding confusion with another tropical fruit. They were interesting but not inspiring. Vivienne’s were different. They were fantastic. One bite. Oh my […]

Ft Pierce Farmer’s Market

Ft Pierce Farmer’s Market

In Wyoming Got a call from a Wyoming friend. It’s: -26F snowing wind is predicted to blow at 40mph storm should last a week forecast high temperatures in the low single digits the landscape is brown, gray, white After an idyllic fall, the weather has finally turned brutal there. It’s a little late. But not unexpected. Usually the first real blizzard arrives Halloween week. I […]

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