Memorial Day 2004

At times like this, the sacrifices made by soldiers in service to our country is certainly felt more deeply than during times of peace. Protecting

Maui 2004

As we first approached the island of Maui I was reminded of what a lush, luxuriously green paradise we were about to visit. In some

Maui Bound

We're leaving for Maui in the morning, so posting will be sparse for the next few days. I do hope to have some images to

Honey Buttermilk Bread

Having extra buttermilk on hand and being in the mood to bake, I quickly found a suitable recipe and got started. The resulting sesame seed

Cinnamon Poppy Seed Cake

After we received our Penzey's order we realized we had ordered a bit too much of both cinnamon and poppy seeds. A quick google search

Pasta al Forno

My lovely wife Sheryl made this very scrumptious dish today. The recipe is largely based on Rachael Ray's recipe with the same name. Very highly

The Door in the Wall

Thanks to a recent posting by Accordion Guy, I had the great fortune to read what has quickly become one of my favorite short stories.

Bento Art

Power lunching in Japan: The one shown above is for Moneka, who loves PPG! There are another 1/2 dozen or so of these imaginative creations

Wyrex Unearthed

Wyrex, a 65-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus rex, is being excavated in an undisclosed location in Montana. Unique to this dig is the fact that the entire process

Back on the Air

Just a quick note to mention that mike-sheryl.com is back on the air after a brief outage. Unfortunately, dotster never replied to any of my