TexMex Mantras

Meditation is a very private thing – some people just use breathing, some people stare at various body parts, some chant. If you chant, you generally chant a mantra. This can be a sacred text, a meaningless sound, or a phrase given to you by a guru (perhaps for a fee.) If you grew up … Read more

How much is it worth?

Everyone has food memories from their childhood. Some even have happy food memories. If you’re like me, and you’re living in the city where you grew up, you may still be able to relive your childhood memories. The only time you can’t is when the place closes. (I really miss Kip’s Big Boy, but I … Read more

Frankenstein Ribs

So, I have an Instant Pot and an injured wife, so I’m on cooking duty. Luckily, there are hundreds of experts on YouTube and Facebook to help you learn to use it. The YouTube cooking videos are my new obsession – replacing “pier runners.” The great thing about YouTube is there is no filter – … Read more