N is for Nachos!
They have a fairly precise origin for something from the in-between world of Tex-Mex. According to the wiki entry, they manifested at the Victory Club in Piedras Negras...
Nachos originated in the city of Piedras Negras, Coahuila in Mexico, across the border from Eagle Pass, Texas in the United States. Ignacio "Nacho" Anaya created nachos in 1940 at the restaurant the Victory Club when... a group of U.S. military officers' wives... traveled across the border... Wikipedia
That's a very particular inception for a dish – sounds a little folkloric – clearly, border crossings make for tasty outcomes.
N is also for Narcissism...
Perhaps the defining malady of our times? Much has been written, said, and understood, yet here we sit, enchanted with ourselves, with a blind eye to the machinery that feeds our reflected gaze... all while Rome burns.
... still, perhaps all such things might be resolved actuarially.
N is also for Nature...
...which has some serious endurance.
N is also for Nanoparticle...
... is it just me or does that look curiously bug-like?
... and N is for a whole New Year!
New beginnings, new resolutions, new hopes and new dreams to invent.
New horizons to look to...
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
As always, thanks for reading and indulging!
And for all your support this year.