Captain Zimmer is someone whom I have never met. At one point in time he was a friend/officer that my parents knew during their time serving in the Air Force.  Captain Zimmer’s recipe box is somewhat a legend in my family. The recipes are mostly handwritten with a few cut out recipes from products and magazines from the 70s.  As time has marched on they are slowly deteriorating from exposure to light and cooking.

As the days/weeks/months go by, I will be transcribing the recipe into a digital record and making it. This is a culinary adventure through time and styles. Unfortunately, the recipes themselves have been scattered between boxes so my initial selection is small (a paltry stack 30 recipe cards out of about 60+ cards).

After a cursory look through, some of the recipes are a little vague or lists an ingredient that is possibly hard to find. Where these instances occur, I will suggest alternatives if any are to be found.

Until next time!

Fitness Friday? Sounds like something jumping on the bandwagon of internet memes, right? Maybe it is. Then again maybe not. For me Fitness Friday is giving me permission to talk about a battle that I have been failing at for the last 15+ years. Before I share where I am now, allow me to give you a quick-ish (OK, fine, long-ish) back story of what it took to get me here.

Every year since about my senior year in high school I have set the goal to get into shape. That hasn’t happened. As the years have gone by I have gotten less and less inclined to do anything about it. It was just the way I am supposed to be.  After 15 years of doing the same thing over and over – eat less, walk more, bike more – I had had it. I gave up. Allowed myself to sit back and just take the hits.

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[Originally posted on 6 July 2013. This is a recovered reposting.]

So you’ve decided to roll a mage. Congratulations!

If you haven’t played a particular race before (or if it’s been awhile since you last leveled a character from level one), it can be a lot to handle. The first thing to do is take a deep breath. Don’t panic. Gnomes and Worgen have a lot happening when you first arrive. Goblins are fairly busy as well, but they are on par with the Human starting zone. Comparatively, the other races are fairly sedate.

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It’s the New Year!

Welcome to the 2014

Unfortunately the new year brought along a file corruption that I do not wish to sort out. I do have back ups of posts that I will be reposting as I have time once I get the site back up and running.

My goals for this year is to become more regular about maintaining this site so the corruption doesn’t happen to me again. Keep your fingers crossed!