Monthly Archives: April 2014

Crazy Contrails over midcoast Maine – the followup report

Over the Gig store, So. Thomaston

What were all those weird contrails doing over us Friday, April 25? I dug into a bit, and came up with… well, it’s worth taking a look.

Mixed Grill, Chemtrails over the Midcoast?, and a great Bloody Mary

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A sampling of offbeat and funny moments on the road, a spooky sky over the Midcoast with contrails going every whichaway, and a perfectly healthy and delicious Bloody Mary recipe.

Mighty Truck’s great adventure and Margaret’s best-ever baked scallops

Scallops waiting for your magic. (Ned White photo)

Margaret sends in a fine recipe for baked scallops, and I recall truckers and my wife’s heroic 2100 mile, 5-day journey from Vermont to New Mexico in a moderately workable 1952 Ford F1 pickup truck, in winter, towing a trailer, alone, with no cell phone, through snow and ice and rain and (*sigh*) all of Tennessee.

The Grand ah-WHOOM: the Big Bang, Inflation, and authentic Basque Sauce

The entire history of the universe right here (Wikimedia Commons image)

We’re surrounded by “the ultimate free lunch” that is our universe – but a lot of it really isn’t free. Some semi-geeky thoughts on the Big Bang, Cosmic Inflation, southeast Colorado, and two delicious-looking Basque recipes.