Vena’s Fizz House

Saturday found me in Portland, Maine walking around the shops and eating the wonderful food found in the Downtown/Waterfront.  One place was of particular interest Vena’s Fizz House.  A place where the soda junkies can find all the great ingredients to build their Ginger Tinis, Ginger Beers, Ginger Julips or find some inspiration from Vena’s […]

Raspberry Pi – Part IV – Simple Wiring Test

I am plugging away working with my Pi. I went back to the Ada Fruit Site, and started working on one of the tutorials from the part I purchased – https://www.adafruit.com/products/2125   I want to be able to demonstrate a simple wiring with my Pi works. I selected Email Notifier. I read through it, and realized […]

Kind – Cashew and Ginger

A few years ago, I ran across Kind bars.  The Kind bars are a combination of trail mix and binder combination.  I occasionally purchase new combinations that should good. If they peak my interest, I try it out. Yesterday, I was walking down the aisle in our local store, and I found the Kind Bar […]

Raspberry Pi – Part II – Get Up and Going with Java

In recent weeks, I haven’t revisited the Raspberry Pi – Running, Vacation, Work have conspired to keep me away from hobby project. I’ve stared at the parts long enough, and decide to plug the Raspberry Pi base into the wired network. I plugged in the Raspberry Pi into the Power outlet, and I got the […]

The Ginger People – Crystallized Fiji Ginger

Part of my trip in Richmond found me in the oft mentioned Chocolate Store and Carytown.  I found the Fiji Ginger snack (or to be 100% transparent – my better half found it). The crystallized ginger is SUPERB, it actually might be the best I have ever had.  The exterior is firm, the interior light […]

Richmond and the Visit to Rocket Fizz

Fortunes found me in Richmond Virginia (second time in three years), this time I was running the Monument 10K.  I more or less jogged the distance, and proceeded to enjoy Carytown to recuperate of course. My recuperation was a three phase approach – sweet treats, chocolate and ginger.  My walk up and down the scenic […]