Browsing Tag: Zippo

Road Trip: Mexico El Salvador Part 5

Road Trip: <del>Mexico</del> El Salvador Part 5

This is the 5th in the series about Los Gitanos road trip to Mexico.  I’m getting yelled at again by Bobby because of the lack of pictures to go with this article.  A few things: you will quickly see why there are no photos with this article.  You probably don’t want to see pix of this ...

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Truly An American Classic, Zippo

Truly An American Classic, Zippo

Need I add “lighters” after the term Zippo.  No, I don’t think so.  Who hasn’t heard the word, the brand name Zippo?  The fine instrument which is how I describe it because of its unadulterated simplicity in design, has been around since our grandparent’s days.  The sound of the ...

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P38 Can Opener

P38 Can Opener

Last night we were having a ham and cheese quiche and the lovely wife pulled out an about 12” diameter tort pan, you know, ones where the bottom drops out.  We usually make the quiche in a pie pan.  She seems to be able to disappear from the kitchen and magically reappear with the vessel or, in ...

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