The Hills Are Alive With

Text by Steve VandeGriek Photos by Jan Behmer Copyright 2020 The New York Times recently covered a news flash from postcard perfect Austria. Dairy cows in their Alpine summer pastures were attacking hikers trespassing through their domain. I suspect that the human source of this story was Twilight Zoned in Gary Larsen’s Far Side. IContinue reading “The Hills Are Alive With”


Photos by Jan Behmer Text by Steve VandeGriek Copyright 2020 Two hours north of Edinburgh, on a summery Saturday afternoon, my wife and I stepped off the train at our destination station, Dunkeld. Or so the sign read. The “station” was a low uncovered platform resembling a two by four sheet of plywood. Deserted. InContinue reading “A POSTCARD FROM SCOTLAND”

Cinco de mayo Cocina

By Steve VandeGriek; Photos by Jan Behmer  ©2017 The city of Puebla lies roughly one hundred miles southeast of Mexico City. On the fifth of May in 1862 it was the scene of a battle early in the French-Mexican War. Six thousand French soldiers assaulted the city from the north. An improvised army of aboutContinue reading “Cinco de mayo Cocina”


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