Olive Harvesting in Spain - Mechanical vs Hand Picked

Olive Harvesting in Spain - Mechanical vs Hand Picked
A very curious statement is printed on every bottle of certified extra virgin olive oil in Spain. The statement is: "Superior category of Olive Oil obtained directly from olives and solely by mechanical means." When I moved to Spain and began learning about extra virgin olive oil, I found this...

Kent’s Odyssey – The Pacific Northwest Trail

Kent’s Odyssey – The Pacific Northwest Trail
How do you survive a 1200 mile walk through the wilderness filled with Bears?  Good question and I don’t have the answer.  But Kent L. will be able to fill me in by Thanksgiving.  Kent is my 19 year old nephew and he is solo hiking the Pacific Northwest Trail, which starts on the east side … Continue reading Kent’s Odyssey – The Pacific Northwest Trail