Lasagna Crisps

OK, so I had to try something this weekend to see if it would work.  I had seen somewhere online a way or reusing cooked lasagna pasta strips and making a crunchy, savory “crisp”.  The concept is simple for a quick snack and will let you get rid of some pasta that you would otherwise throw away.  Click the article title or below to continue to the actual steps.

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Winter Doldrums

Yep, in the middle of them.  Not nice enough to go outside, not enough to do inside, so boredom is setting in.  This weekend, however, looks like the temperatures will be such to allow riding on Saturday, at least.  I am not really wanting to ride in the rain, with all the crap on the roads.  But beyond that, there are only so many ways one can pack, unpack, repack the luggage for a camping trip.  Time to do a final pack and hit the road, soon, please.  I guess I will do it one last time this week and stow it so it can be grab and go on the first 40+ overnight weekend without rain.

Reminds me, need to get gas for the spare tanks.

Cut off!

So, for a while now I have been running 2 different FB accounts.  Reasons don’t matter.  However, in the last few months, my original one have become filled with filth.  A ton of assholes who are offended at everything, think there is only one way to run the country, but if you disagree with them, then you should be “castrated and shot” (yes, someone actually said that.)  So fuck them – I don’t want that negativity assaulting my eyes just so I can communicate with a few people.  While I will miss a few people who I had connected to on that account, I wont miss the rest.  Instead of firing back, I just shut the account down.  Now, the remaining is getting paired down – removing the asshats from my list.

How liberating!

Another year, come and gone!

Hard to believe just how short 2015 seems.  It was a big year for me, personally.  Especially with the purchase of the new motorcycle.  In a year, I put 12000 miles on it.  I know some people who have had motorcycles for years and haven’t done that the whole time they owned them.  I know others who do that in a quarter of a year.  Through the motorcycle, I have met some great people as well.  I have seen parts of the country I never knew existed.

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Thanksgiving – US Holiday that falls on the 4th Thursday of November.  Said to commemorate the harsh winter where the English settlers were near starving, only to be helped through by the grace of the indigenous people in the area.  It is to be a day to give thanks for what we have and for those who are in our lives.

I think the indigenous peoples look back at it as the start of their apocalypse.

Reader Interaction Required! Quick Question.

The other night on the radio I heard the DJ’s talking about what made them happy.  And it wasnt a discussion of family or friends or significant others or anything like that.  It was something deeper, primal.  I realize that parents looking down at their newborn are happy, and it is something that is tangible, but what they were talking about had to do more with a personal, away from everyone else, secret happy.  Something that even just thinking about brings a smile and that tug on your chest.  So, what I want to ask is, What makes you honestly happy?  (PS – If you don’t wish to share here, at least take some moments today and think about it.)

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