Monthly Archives: August 2010

Rwanda maize mill

I finally arrived in Rwanda sometime late Monday night/Tuesday morning.  We had an opportunity today to visit the largest maize mill in Rwanda.  This mill is unique in that they have technology that I’ve seen before, at the Quaker dry … Continue reading

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Hankerin’ for bread

An urge for good bread has overcome me lately.  I’ve been glancing at various recipes wanting to eat something that takes some time – starting with a biga, poolish, or some other type of starter – but not wanting to … Continue reading

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Figs

The first figs are finally ripe!  My backyard tree is finally starting to produce for the season.  I’m so excited to have a week to enjoy them before my upcoming travel.

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off and running – almost

I’m getting ready to travel to Rwanda.  This trip has been in the works, but the departure date has changed at least a couple of times.  After a week and a half in Rwanda, a necessary side trip will include Cape … Continue reading

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Meadows of Dan, Virginia

Just returned from the Cock/Cox reunion in Meadows of Dan, VA.  Meadows of Dan sits right on the Blue Ridge Mountain Parkway at Milepost 177.7, just down the road from the Mabry Mill, located at Milepost 176.1.  My great grandfather, … Continue reading

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