Thai Spicy Deep Fried Fish Salad

Get your salad and deep fried yums on for Yum Pla Tod- Spicy Deep Fried Fish Salad. Recipe #2 from the Samui Institute of Thai Culinary Arts or Sitca. This was actually my favorite recipe of the four that we … Continue reading

The Secret Garden

The first time I read  The Secret Garden by Francis Hodgson Burnett, I was in elementary school. I was a voracious reader, mainly sticking to the likes of The Babysitter’s Club or Sweet Valley High (Sweet Valley Twins I also … Continue reading

Riding in Planes and Cars with Boys (and Girls)

I arrived for my flight on Saturday morning, ready to embark on the 15 hour flight to Tokyo/Narita. I boarded the Singapore Air flight, and my first realization that I wasn’t in Kansas anymore greeted me at the door. The … Continue reading

Solo Flight

I don’t want to lead you astray by making you believe I am some sort of Amelia Earhart or something. No, I don’t have my pilot’s license… although, maybe that should be my next certification? I mean, why not…? Ha … Continue reading