Le Tour de France: Chess on Wheels

Whew!  I just finished the 9th stage of the Tour de Franceand really worked up a sweat.  Okay, maybe I didn’t literally ride 170 kilometers across the hills and mountains of Lorraine and Alsace. But I do speed along with them on my stationary bike.  Today I sprinted the last 15kms to the finish line.… Continue reading Le Tour de France: Chess on Wheels

1+1=3 Salads for the 4th (and 14th) of July

Take some potatoes and green beans and a handful of herbs, add a little heat, and you can create three salads straight from the bistro but worthy of any barbecue. These French vegetable salads also have the benefit of being mayonnaise-free, ratcheting down the potential for salmonella poisoning during these hot summer days. Because there… Continue reading 1+1=3 Salads for the 4th (and 14th) of July