Bowen

Island is abuzz with a Bowen Family wedding and a special brew

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Set-up for a Thursday night Bowen-Tully pre-wedding party? These tables were on the waterfront of Ramon's Village, a local institution and a conch shell-toss from the Bowen home and Island Academy.
Set-up for a Thursday night Bowen-Tully pre-wedding party? These tables were on the waterfront of Ramon’s Village Resort, a local landmark institution,  and a conch shell-toss from the Bowen island home and Island Academy.

Just so you know, we have a royal wedding planned this Saturday on Ambergris Caye, Belize.

And when I say “we” I mean the grand, island-wide “we.” I  don’t mean to imply that either I or Rose are in any way a part of it.

Nope. Not even an invite to the post-wedding party on the grounds of the Island Academy which, gosh, it looks like it is going to be fun. I mean, we’re one rung above tourist here. Wouldn’t expect an invite. Nope … Read the rest of this entry »

Tipping a new Belikin beer in honor of Sir Barry

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Three tanker trucks collide on a highway and their skins split open and pour their contents onto the road. One is filled with peanut butter. Another is filled with chocolate. The third is filled with marshmallow.

 The result is the creation of a universally beloved candy bar. (And everyone survives the crash, including a little baby found on the scene but apparently not connected to the accident. The Miracle Baby, nicknamed Sweetness, becomes the face of the new candy bar and .000001 percent of all profits go into her education fund for college.)

 The combination captures the public imagination and pretty soon the Internet is flooded with recipes for chocolate-peanut butter-marshmallow brownies, cookies, sandwiches, facial cremes, bath-ware and T-shirt designs.

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