San Antonio Has a Way of ……Part 2 – Catalina, A Chili Queen

Jan 28

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“Mama, will we all have enough money when the new year is 1900?”, Gabriella said in her typical sweet voice. “God always provides for our family, little one. When it is 1900, we will still make the fresh tortillas and Tico will pull our cart with all of the things we need to make our […]

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San Antonio ,Texas Has A Way Of…..PART 1

Jan 10

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San Antonio , Texas has a way of staying in a person’s memories. Maybe just a one day layover – as my friend did as a summer exchange student experience traveling all the way on a long bus ride in 1963. The trip is 1775 plus miles from Minneapolis to Guadalajara , Mexico. San Antonio […]

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A Very Special Friendship With Jack Hemingway and Family

Jan 02

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“Chef…Jack Hemingway¬† wants¬† you to stop by his table !” The year was 1972 . This was my first post as an Executive Chef after leaving Marin County for Boise, Idaho. Recently married,excited about what life was going to bring us;scared to fail, but game to learn: see new places and meet new people and […]

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