During the summer of 2011, I had some mythical Spare Time to blow the centimeter-thick layer of dust off my programming skills and port FizzyCalc, a Windows-based geocoordinate conversion utility that I’ve used for solving several puzzles in my obsessive…
My whirlwind trip had me stopping at three national parks — Great Basin, Bryce Canyon, and Zion. Because it is winter in the high country, many areas are snowed in or closed for the season. Thus, I didn’t spend a…
If you’ve traveled on an interstate, you’ve no doubt noticed an abundance of helpful blue signs pointing out things interesting to a motorist: food, lodging/camping, fuel, and major attractions.
In my recent odyssey around the western US, I noticed many of these signs and was curious how one gets them, how much they cost, rules, etc.
I just finished a marathon trip to Corona, CA, to help my brother pack up his stuff and move to Texas. The direct route is I-5 and back, but the timing allowed me to make a little side trip.
I have 19,000 miles on my car, having driven 4,000 of that in this month alone. (More on that later.) While updating my car’s maintenance history on the Subaru owner site this morning, I was puzzled that they were flagging my car for being past due on the “18,750 mile service.” 18,750?!?
This risotto “loaf” went over pretty well and I thought I’d pass along. It’s based upon a recipe from
New Vegetarian. Active preparation time is about 15 minutes, total cooking time 1 hour. Serves 4-6 people.