The Nomadic Troglodyte

Writer Out West



A Wee Dram: Thoughts on Scotch

I have a confession to make: I didn’t care much for whiskey before I went to Scotland. It’s like going to France and not liking red wine. Just… why? I’d sampled a little here and there, but my preference was... Continue Reading →

What a Burn can Tell You About a Cook

I burned myself this last May... badly. It wasn't a rush-her-to-the-ER kind of burn, but it wasn't something you put aloe on and forget you had after a week. It was a bad burn. There was... not to be too... Continue Reading →

Phood Photos

Set ups for photos. Everyone is curious but most people are kinda disappointed when they see them. Even budding photographers. I don't blame them. They come hoping to see beauty laid out before my camera, lights shining majestically over a... Continue Reading →

Food Photography

I almost titled this post "On the Traumatic Nature of Food Photography." Because it is 3:30 in the afternoon, I had a lovely lunch and a snack, but I sit down to edit food photos for ten minutes, and my stomach... Continue Reading →

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