4TH OF JULY PRETZEL SALAD

What’s this?  Is it a flag, or dessert?  Is it sweet, or salty (BOTH!) How can this be? Every year my friend Ashleigh has a 4th of July party that I look forward to all year.  We’re talking tie-dye t-shirts, a candy scramble, boiled peanuts, blackened mahi and fried grouper that her brother caught himself….

Desert RATS Rundown, or Lies Told on The Trail

The Kokopelli Trail.  148 miles.  In the desert.  in June. A HUGE challenge for noob (that would be me) and veteran alike.  The oppressive heat and relentless wind indeed proved formidable opponents from beginning to blistering, blustering end. I had started off the night before at the pre-race meeting a bit intimidated because I had…