Black Bean Soup and Sour Dough Bread

Black Bean Soup and Sour Dough Bread

I love good soup. I love good soup with good bread even more. And my mother always said that the way to a persons heart is through the stomach.   This past weekend, my wife and I stopped at a bistro that occupies a building that was built in 1885.  It shares the space...
Donuts and Coffee

Donuts and Coffee

I was sitting in a coffeehouse the other day as I was writing this and drinking an espresso. A coffee house is a natural place where one can eat a donut.

The Avanti II  Studio Easel

The Avanti II Studio Easel

This is a review of the Martin Avanti II all metal double post H-frame studio easel, which is the easel that I am currently using to learn how to paint.