NO FEAR: Cycling Mexico

NO FEAR: Cycling Mexico

By Jean Medley It had been another long day riding the ridge of mountains that bisects the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon. We could have cycled for another two hours, but decided to stop when we saw what seemed like a perfect campsite. We began setting up our...

Paradise on Padgett: Kathy Bennett

By Kathy Bennett The official name of the road we lived on was Padgett Road, named after the Padgett family who lived there once upon a time, but locals have always called it “The Valley” or, “The Valley Road” or, “Paradise Valley”. Locals also know that “THE Valley”...

Cooking with Iz

When I was in seventh grade my home economics teacher Miss Harrington told the cooking  class to tie long hair in a pony tail or put on a hair net. I chose to tie my hair back in a pony tail. Or Two. Or ten. I used to wear my hair quite short in those days and I...