A letter from Albert Einstein to his daughter: about The Universal Force which is LOVE

Reposted from: In the late 1980s, Lieserl, the daughter of the famous genius, donated 1,400 letters, written by Einstein, to the Hebrew University, with orders not to publish their contents until t… Source: A letter from Albert Einstein to his daughter: about The Universal Force which is LOVE

Tissue cultures, college degrees, and the question “why”.

I have a pretty extensive list of interests and hobbies. With age I have grown to enjoy a wide range of different topics and activities. One thing I have realized is I love to beg the simple question of "why". Why keeping a certain sauce at a certain temp keeps it together. Why dijon mustard…

Opening yourself up, (and how it is helping me)

We all stumble into times in our lives we have to hard choices that leave us wondering if they made the "right" one. Most have or will have an experience that leads them to feeling broken, mentally exhausted, and hurt. I think it is safe to say the best example is the emotions associated with…

Memory, lies, perception of time, and journals.

This is something i have been thinking a lot about lately. After reading a book called touched with fire" by Kay Redfield. She briefly brings up the correlation of manic depressive illness and memory loss. Keeping in mind when I am reading a new book i will always have a pen or pencil handy so…

Return of the madness.

I created this blog in hopes I could use it to help me be transparent and create something enjoyable for myself and others alike. Something to shed light on the increasing problem of mental illness not being taken either seriously, or simply being dismissed as character flaws. At least thats why i think i made…

Smooth sumac, Juniper berries,mushrooms. Good day

I recently went to a different area from which i normally go and spotted some smooth sumac which is the good stuff! Very versatile compared to staghorn sumac. You can use it like Mediterranean cooking by drying, and grinding up into powder! Give your dish a nice lemony tang to your next dish!  Heres some…

Baked “diver” Quahogs and striper bait, Thanks to minus tides and blue moons!

This past week there was the blue moon and for the next couple days after we had a great minus tide! If you don't know minus tide is basically when low tide becomes abnormally lower due to the moon and what not. Point is it is a fantastic time to grab some goggles and snorkels…

Colby farms dinners and ironic idioms.

This past weekend I was busy helping my good friend/mentor Paul Callahan whom is not only a brilliant chef but slightly crazy which makes me like him even more. He is the chef at No.8 kitchen and you should check it out if your in  downtown Amesbury area! The event was planned by Tara Nelson…

Living with definite purpose, Turning dreams into do-able goals.

Back a couple months ago i did a pod cast with a fellow named Eric Cacciatore! Below is link to listen to it. We discuss a lot of topics about in and out of kitchen. Hard times in my life, and good times in my life. Napoleon hill once said "Anything the mind can dream…