Month: August 2017

Welcome to the new “Tales Told From The Road”!

Welcome to the new “Tales Told From The Road”!

Welcome to the newly revamped Tales Told From The Road: The Eclectic Online Travel Magazine for Independent Thinkers and Travelers!

Created back in the summer of 2009, and given a “face-lift” in 2010, Tales Told From The Road was overdue for a refreshed look.

Bear with us while we finish the “makeover.”


In Oregon: The Adult “School Lunch”

In Oregon: The Adult “School Lunch”

When I was a kid my mother packed a lunch for me to take to school.

And that was a good thing because “The School Lunch” served up in the cafeteria often consisted of “mystery meat” and spinach that was so overcooked it looked as though it had been excreted from an orifice of some alien being from another planet.


Today school lunch programs across the U.S. have improved since I turned my face away from them in disgust way back in the mid-20th century.

For example in Berkeley, California, Alice Waters, owner of the legendary restaurant, Chez Panisse, has campaigned for healthier and more palatable school cafeteria food and created a foundation that “envisions a curriculum integrated with the school lunch service, in which growing, cooking, and sharing food at the table give students the knowledge and values to build a humane and sustainable future.”

And here in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, adults can enjoy a terrific “school lunch,” too.

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