Early model food processors

Apparently, acorns are now considered a superfood. In South Korea, according to the Wall Street Journal (behind a pay wall, sorry), the squirrel population has declined by 30% over the past several years thanks to humans hoarding acorns for making noodles and other food items. My only experience with eating acorns was many years ago; I was 9 or 10 […]

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Robie Point Trail

It’s been about 30 years since I last hiked the Auburn end of the American River Canyon. There are so many trails shooting off in different directions, it’s easy to get disoriented if you’re not familiar with the area. Today we explored the Robie Point Fire Break trail, searching for river access and a good fishing spot for the Big […]

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