Favorite Salsa for Chips

Roasted Habanero Salsa

Salsa! Not the music, but the wonderful spicy sauce of chopped, usually uncooked vegetables or fruit, especially tomatoes, onions, and chili peppers, used as a condiment. The endless number of recipes make trying new salsas as fun as wine and beer tasting, or even bourbons! They go with so many different types of food besides chips. You can smother your favorite Mexican dish, top off a burger, add it to meat loaf, or even dash a bit in your pancakes (I’m not a big fan, though). For me, the most…
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How To Raise Baby Chicks For Eggs

Baby Chicken

Raising chickens turned out to be a lot more fun than I imagined. I was a bit nervous at first because we were venturing into the unknown, but after a few months I realized it wasn’t going to be difficult. In fact, as they got older, the easier it got. Five years ago we bought our first batch of six pullets. All survived the first 4 years, but one by one they started dieing off for unknown reasons. No signs of distress, disease or injury. In fact, two of them…
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What Causes the Different Seasons?

Even though the Earth does pass closer to the sun during part of its orbit, this is not what’s responsible for the hot summers and cold winters. If this were the case, then both the northern and southern hemispheres would have their summers and winters at the same time. However as you’ll see below, exactly the opposite is true. When it’s summer in the northern hemisphere, it’s winter in the southern hemisphere. The Earth rotates about its axis once per day, but the Earth’s axis is tilted, 23.5° from vertical…
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What Disinfectant Kills Coronavirus (COVID-19, SARS, MERS)

covid-19

Their words don’t match the actions, and yet China tells us they have everything under control. Quarantining close to 60 million people, shutting down businesses, restricting human-to-human interactions and possibly welding apartments shut to keep people from leaving their homes, seems to have had little affect on the spreading of the novel coronavirus. Doctors leaking information mysteriously die. People posting videos disappear. Activists posting contradictory articles to the official government releases are apprehended. And there is some evidence to suggest this particular virus was being researched in a laboratory just…
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Huge Chunks of Ice Fall From The Sky

huge chunks of ice fall from the sky

A strange phenomenon seems to be occurring all around the world, in which large chunks of ice fall from the sky. In many cases, there isn’t a cloud in sight. Certainly not a frequent event, but perplexing nonetheless. And unlike ball-lightning, the Lockness Monster and Big Foot, this phenomenon has been well documented with pictures and insurance reports, time and time again. Megacryometeor is a term used to describe a large block of ice that falls from the atmosphere under clear sky conditions. Just how large are we talking? Most…
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Vacationing In St Lucia At The Coconut Bay Resort

Coconut Bay Resort, St Lucia

My family’s new goal is to have at least one vacation a year, someplace new, and someplace warm. Since nearly all of us come from Colorado, it’s nice to get a break from the winter cold. So, after over a year of planning and debate, we chose the all-inclusive Coconut Bay Resort in St Lucia during early January, 2020 for our 8 day vacation. In total, nine of us went. My family of four, my sister’s family of four, and my mother all made the 8.5 hour flight(s) from Denver…
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Lt. Col Rankin – Pilot Ejects Into Thunderstorm

pilot ejects into thunderstorm

The year was 1959. Lt Colonel William Rankin, an experienced and veteran pilot of both World War II and Korea, was flying his F-8 Crusader on a routine flight from South Weymouth Naval Air Station, Massachusetts to Beaufort, North Carolina with his wing-man Lt. Herbert Nolan. At an altitude of 47,000 feet and a speed of Mach .82, they were avoiding the turbulent weather below. Weather like this is common in the area during the summer months. They where just minutes away from the start of their descent when trouble…
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