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New Blog –

September 25, 2018 Uncategorized  No comments

LeRoy & Alessandra

LeRoy & Alessandra

I started writing more about life than just food. Therefore, all of the non-food content is being moved to our new site at

You will find stories about our life’s journey and interests.

Some of LeRoy’s interests are:

  • Photography/Videography
  • Music
  • Travel (RV, camping)
  • Health
  • Cooking
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Bicycling
  • Woodworking
  • Software

Some of Alessandra’s interests are:

  • Art (Painting)
  • Travel
  • Music
  • Health
  • Reiki (Reiki Master Trainer)
  • Instructor/Professor

We intend to share our journeys (physically and metaphorically) here and on our YouTube channel.

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My Respirator

November 9, 2017 Uncategorized  No comments

As some of you know, I suffer from Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS).  A lot of people have asked about which respirator I use to protect myself from things like exhaust fumes, perfumes, cigarette and campfire smoke and any other variety of unknown chemicals.

I know some people have been using Vogmasks, which are very stylish.  However, the combination of a HEPA filter and an activated charcoal cartridge has been quite successful for me.

The combination I am currently using are both made by 3M.  First, the mask is a 3M Medium Half Facepiece Reusable Respirator. (The one in the picture of me above is a different 3M mask)

To this I added the 3M Organic Vapor/Acid Gas Cartridge/Filter.

The combination does a really good job of keeping me from inhaling odors, VOCs and particles...

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Dried Apple Slices

March 20, 2016 Uncategorized  No comments

My wife made dried apple slices. These topped with almond butter are a delicious way to get healthy fats & carbs for a snack.

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Yogurt Berry Snack

March 3, 2016 Uncategorized  No comments

I have been trying to eat healthier snacks between meals.  This has turned out to work well for me.  I was never interested much in yogurt.  However, my wife started making homemade yogurt.  What a difference!

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