Firefly squid. Just think how much fun life could be if your first name was “Firefly.” Firefly Vapnek sounds very interesting, don’t you think? I think the name “Firefly”initially influenced how I felt about eating these small creatures. Fireflies are beautiful; to be caught, enjoyed and valued as a seasonal treat. I’d never heard of fireflyContinue reading “The Revenge of the Firefly Squid”
Upon revisiting a favorite Japanese garden, I found myself expecting more.
Only a very few days, at a certain time of the year, in a certain kind of place, at a certain time of day, qualify for exalted Zip-a-dee-doo-dah status. Yesterday was one of “those” days. Leaving the city of Kyoto for a break in the Let’s Play House routine, we drove (make that we were driven) onContinue reading “ZIP-A-DE-DO0-DAH”