Lights Out

What if one day, when the weather was calm and everything seemed quite normal, suddenly, the lights went out? The computer turned off? The refrigerator stopped running? What would pop into your mind? “Wow, that’s odd!” or “Oh, no, it’s happened…they’ve taken down the grid!” I’ve just finished reading Ted Koppel’s book Lights Out. The well-known journalist … More Lights Out

Food for the road

An empanada is a stuffed bread or pastry baked or fried in many countries in Latin Europe, Latin America, the Southwestern United States, and parts of Southeast Asia ~ Wikipedia I grew up with them as they’re a very popular fast-food in the cultures I grew up around: Portuguese, Spanish, Brazilian… We have a road trip tradition … More Food for the road