29 December 2013 Being in New York with my sister has been one of the most incredible experiences of my life. This has been the first time that we have been able to spend time together and bond as mature (or somewhat mature) adults. We have already had so much fun and it is only [...]
28 December 2013 I love Manhattan. But I love Brooklyn more. I know you are all laughing because where ever I am in the world, I always say it is my favorite place... But it is true, I always find something in the city that is around me that takes a little piece of my [...]
27 December 2013 After spending so much time in Europe, I have forgotten what city life in the USA is like. Madison and I landed in New York City at 6:30 this morning. We boarded the red eye from Salt Lake yesterday evening at 11:45 and between moments of shut eyes and fidgeting in the [...]
25 December 2013 Every Christmas just gets better and better. I cannot believe that the day has already come and that just like that, it is over. It is absolutely crazy how fast time flies by. It seems like I just arrived in Grangeville a few hours ago, yet a week has already passed, Christmas [...]
24 December 2013 Everything turned out perfect! This year for Christmas Eve dinner I wanted to have a traditional Portuguese meal, so that is exactly what I did. I made Broa, Caldo Verde, and Bacalhau, three very traditional Portuguese dishes. First I set out the cheeses I brought back from Portugal along with some black [...]
23 December 2013 5am: After 18 years of living in Idaho, I am going on my first hunting expedition. My sister just woke me up at the break of dawn. This is real...
22 December 2013 Today is Italian day. Can you guess what we made after church? Pizza, Italian Pizza! It was such a fun experience and it tasted so good... Although the spice mixture shown below is not an Italian spice mixture...it is another curry creation. I don't think I can go one day without experimenting [...]