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Never Give Up

Fall is definitely in the air now. The mornings are crisp, sometimes laden with a little coastal fog that creeps in from Half Moon Bay through a small passageway in the mountains to the west. It burns off in the … Continue reading

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The Quincho Project Goes Backcountry

It’s the first weekend of August and a hallowed time of year around these parts.  This is the unofficial beginning of the coastal blacktail deer season.  I say “unofficial” because this is the weekend we head to our mountain retreat … Continue reading

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The Morning After

It’s the morning after the final summer BBQ.  The smoker stands cold and silent, it’s promise delivered, it’s heat dissipated, an almost lifeless hunk of black aluminum and steel.  Nothing is left but the heady smell of hickory, memories of … Continue reading

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I Have Returned…

In October of 1944, a somewhat seasick Douglas MacArthur waded ashore in knee deep water at Layte, Philippines with his entourage.  Soon after, in a prepared speech to the Philippine people, he quipped (out of context, but you get the … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo, The French and an Excuse to Party

On May 5th, 1862, Mexican General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguin and his army were taking part in one of the worlds favorite pastimes – kicking the French Army’s butt.   Known as “The Battle of Puebla” this was the end of 8,000 … Continue reading

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Springing Forward and Achurras

Spring forward.  The clock races an hour ahead.  What was once 5:30am is now somehow magically 6:30am.  I find getting up in the dark a rather difficult and uncivilized thing to do, but the day awaits so I slither out … Continue reading

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Middle East Feast

This weekend, the Quincho Project takes a culinary side trip to Turkey and Armenia.  Two very unlikely political compatriots to be sure, but when it comes to food, we are all somehow equalized.  You can tell a lot about a … Continue reading

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