Train Ride of Shame

The place was London – spooky, thrilling, pompous, historic, charming, expensive, wonderful London with its razzle-dazzle intertwine of ancient and pop-cultural life. Hubby and I walked trillions of miles through downpours, sprinkles and blazing sun to see the Royal...

Lolita Tsosie’s Navajo Frybread

Frybread Recipes are not difficult. Give it a try! Amounts depend on how much bread you want to make – usually 5 cups of flour for a batch. To each cup of Blue Bird flour, add: 1 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt Warm water to make a stiff dough, or ¼ cup powdered milk...

An old Cowboy’s Recipe for FryBread

  In the 1960s, an old cowboy gave this recipe to my mom when we lived on the Mesa Redondo Ranch, Concho, Arizona. To each cup of flour, add: 1 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt Enough milk or water to make a stiff dough, or ¼ cup powdered milk and warm water to...

The Silence of the Trees

Sometime in autumn… I’m outside for reasons other than enjoying nature, my mind dripping with copious thoughts of numerous and diverse things, hurrying along, when suddenly, IT surrounds me like a cloak. You might say . . . IT arrests me. I stop. Look around. Listen....

The Lost and Angry Pound

–Image by John Lofgreen http://johnlofgreen.blogspot.com/2011/09/my-most-famous-paintings. Draped over a rock still warm from the day’s scorcher,the lizard gazed thoughtfully at the ghost town silver-lined by a full Arizona moon. A saloon glowed softly among the...