Bartender’s Guide, 1948

Vintage Craft Cocktail Guide written by the inventor of the Mai Tai! Perfect gift for the amateur mixologist. This book is available for purchase.

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The Birds, 1967

Enjoy the vintage illustrations, diagrams and photos of birds in this vintage bird book – published by LIFE in 1967.

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Disney Tokyo

Photos from a solo trip to Tokyo Disney parks in Chiba Prefecture.

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Vintage Cannabis Grow Book

Check out this cool vintage find I brought home from a recent visit to Vancouver BC. One of Bill Drake’s seminal works on growing marijuana The Cultivator’s Handbook of Marijuana  was self published in paperback / zine format in 1970 (this is a first edition).  Definitely has an aura of authenticity and “can do” spirit that marked […]

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Mexico City

Photos from our most recent visit to Mexico City.

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EVERYTHING NOW

How did this happen?  It’s already the end of February and I’ve neglected the blog, AGAIN!  Once I went ten months without posting, I am embarrassed at the amount of content on here after having the site for over TWO whole years.   2018 I’m going to ramp up my posts with awesome photos and […]

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Snout to tail

We took a butchery class. Recipes for Pork Butt, Belly and tenderloin after a few gruesome photos. Apologies to vegetarian/vegan friends. Portland Culinary workshop in North Portland has hands on culinary classes.  Very knowledgeable and qualified teacher/chef instructs on a variety of subjects.  Our class size was only three people. I felt really comfortable with […]

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