1929 Ford Tri-Motor - 2012 264/366

264/366 1929 Ford Tri-Motor

The EAA brought this 1929 Ford-Tri-Motor to Bloomington, Illinois, for the weekend as part of a tour. I surprised my dad with a day trip for a flight on the plane. What an absolute treat to be able to fly on such a historic aircraft! Out of 199 Tri-Motors that were produced, this aircraft was …

Hummingbird - 2012 211/366

211/366 Hummingbird

One of our resident hummingbirds gave its wings a break and sat for a bit on one of the tomato cages. I think he was hanging around to try and guilt me into refilling the feeders (which I did tonight).

That's a big bear... - 2012 94/366

94/366 That’s a Big Bear…

We visited the Mammoths and Mastodons exhibit at the Missouri History Museum. After touring the exhibit, I came face to face with a model of a Giant Short-faced Bear in the main lobby. OK, maybe not exactly face-to-face. I stand just about 6ft, so that gives you some idea of how large these animals were. …

Pizza - 2012 92/366

92/366 Pizza

Sometimes I see a recipe in the newspaper or in a magazine, and I get the urge to make it right away. ┬áRecently I saw a recipe for a basic Margherita pizza that had that effect on me. Even the dough was from scratch. Now I did use the bread maker to make the dough, …