Galley Wench Tales

Exploring the world through the people we meet
and the food they eat.

It Doesn’t Suck

It Doesn’t Suck

Typical of the scene we see from our kitchen window and through my office sliding glass door.Photo credit: harrison-haines-3536248.jpegMornings and evenings I marvel at the hummingbirds, amused by the fierce territorial fury of these tiny creatures. There are multiple...
A Little Misadventure

A Little Misadventure

Our RoadTrek posed in front of Mt. Adams.With the weather forecast to hit into the ‘teens (114F) in The Dalles, Wayne planned a great escape, up, up, and away into the higher altitude of the Mount St. Adams area. The goal was to find a place cool enough,...

Life Is (Too) Short

Photo credit:  Amine rock hoovr on UnsplashMy brother Mark was the kind of guy who did everything right. Growing up, you could count on him for an adventure anytime an escape was needed, whether it was sliding around the muddy culverts behind our...
Diving Back In

Diving Back In

 (Not actually our pool, which is, however, now fit for human entry, albeit a bit chilly still)Image from Moerschy on Pixabay.How did over a month go by without posting?!?Wayne and I moved into our home on March 25th. It closed on March 14th, but we waited until...

Almost

Californa Redwoods, a Pacific Northwest sun escape from two years ago, pre-Covid. Much has happened since then.Today we are on the cusp of a new chapter in our lives. Assuming it works out—and we’ll know later today—I can explain some of my silence...