The Land of Ish

Personally, I don’t see how we can survive these days without the Land of Ish. I mean, think about it. You’re due in a meeting at work at a certain time, say nine o’clock. You did everything you should have done to be there on time – got up early, out the door on...

FryBread – a Bite Out of History

Take a little nibble of frybread and close your eyes. Hear the ancient winds chanting through the canyons? Feel the sunlight on your bare skin? Smell the cedar and sage perfuming the air? Can you taste the blessing of life? More than 500 Native American tribes can....

Aunt Dora’s Light Bread

 My Aunt Dora’s Light Bread Rocks! 2 cups lukewarm water 2 tsp. sugar 2 pkg. yeast 2 cups milk 5 Tbls. sugar 4-1/2 tsp. salt 5 Tbls. Crisco, melted 12 cups flour Dissolve 2 teaspoons sugar in 1-cup water. Sprinkle yeast on top and let stand for 10 minutes. Scald...

The Day the Public Library Stole My Feet

Thanks to John Wayne, most of us remember the Alamo. And because of Bodeen’s lovely screenplay adaptation of I remember Mama, lots of us, well, remember Mama. But get this. I remember *gasp!* before the Internet. Let me tell you a story . . . Once upon a distressing...

Lather: The Twinkle Jackson Story / a Round-Robin Excursion

How can I explain our far-out fantasy, Lather: The Twinkle Jackson Story? I can’t. My writing and blogging group was bored and became excited to take on another Round Robin tale of extreme proportions. It’s rollicking fun to blend our various writing styles...