Breakfast Snacks

Crunchy Granola {and also Bars}

My friends, you might already know this, but let me tell you anyway: the Internet is truly revolutionary.

While in Seattle I met a former Peace Corps volunteer who served in Africa over 20 years ago.   To keep in touch with his family he wrote letters and would wait months to receive a response.  To make calls back home he was able to go in to the capital city twice a year.  His only other method of knowing what was occurring in the States was via Newsweek, which would arrive a month late.


Apple Buttermilk Pancakes

I am currently reading The Last American Man by Elizabeth Gilbert.  You know, the same Elizabeth Gilbert who wrote Eat, Pray, Love, which then turned into a movie starring Julia Roberts.  I was not a fan of Eat, Pray, Love.  Especially when she went to India to “pray,” it was a bore; it took me months to get through India.  I haven’t watched the movie out of fear that I will again be moved to extreme boredom.  Nevertheless, Jon recommended reading this previous novel of hers about the mountain man Eustace Conway, “The Last American Man.”  Thus far, the novel is a great read.