A Defense and Apology

At the prodding of The Dad, I have done a little more research on Che Guevara, the controversial and now "chic" character whose image (see left) has become a bit of an icon in recent years. The truth, as I've researched it thus far: Ernesto Guevara ("Che") was a Argentinian born physician and communist revolutionary. …

Mystery Thing

I can't come up with a better title for this thing, which I found on the beach at low tide Sunday (click on the thumbnail image to get a larger version): My guesses: 1) Sasquatch Q-tip 2) Handle of ancient pummeling device 3) Pre-historic microphone Any other ideas?

Share The Well

I don't actually have a CD player here in Scotland, but if I did, Caedmon's Call's Share the Well would be in it. The band (which I have liked for a long time) spent time in the developing world, facing the issues which most of us refuse to face. I have one hang-up about the …

Help!

As my health rapidly deteriorates, I am in need of some culinary assistance. If you could, please send food tips and recipes for meals that are: 1) Cheap, 2) Easy to make, 3) Nutritious, and 4) Tasty, prioritized in no particular order. I have a full kitchen and access to a grocery store with fresh …

Edinburgh & Glencoe

Ahh, adventure. This weekend was quite full, with a visit from Megan Russell (From Ruston, Vanderbilt, and France in that order) and friend Sarah on Thursday, followed by a Scottish train ride (first ever!) to Edinburgh to meet Matt, Andrew, Murat and Sean for a weekend in Glencoe (click here for beautiful pictures). Matt is …

The Love Board

Thank you thank you thank you to all of you who have sent me snail mail, which is worth more than gold. This is the bulletin board in my room on which all of your transatlantic love is posted, ordered around the central photo of a cigar-smoking Che Guevara.