Archive: July 8, 2014
Sticky Chicken Recipe

How about a recipe for an old Southern delight: Sticky Chicken — with sticky being an understatement. Why a recipe on my blog? For some reason my children think my cooking is the best on planet Earth. But, then again, that’s what they were raised with, right? I will admit that most of my dishes are outside-the-box. Over the years

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My First Kidney Stone Imagine sitting around the dining table with friends enjoying Southern fried chicken on a peaceful Sunday afternoon. The next thing you know you are feeling queasy. So, you stand up and head over to the bathroom. By the time you arrive you are breaking out in cold sweats. Seconds later, you are on the floor, bent

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Rock And Roll Power Trios… Ohhh the magic of the power trio. I just finished listening to some old Grand Funk Railroad, marveling at the simplicity and uber-kick-ass-coolability of what I like to call “talented garage rock.” I am afraid this sort of format is a “lost art,” and that is a crying shame. In the late sixties and early

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Cripps Family Caribbean Cruise

Jennifer and I took the four remaining children in the household, along with step-mom, on a five day cruise to the Yucatan Peninsula. While in Cozumel, we took a taxi down to Paradise Beach and snapped some great shots. The next day in Progreso, we took a side trip to the Mayan ruins at Dzibilchaltun where there were numerous great

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Knowledge is a tree trunk. Wisdom is the branches and leaves that bring beauty and meaning to knowledge. But understanding is the actual fruit that empowers the tree to impart new life.

John Cripps

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