Trippin’ to Texas

….Has it really been this long since I’ve blogged? My travel list has been equally empty, but, alas, a long weekender awaits:  We’re heading to Austin & San Antonio! With our Mountaineers playing at Austin soon, and having family in nearby San Antonio, we couldn’t find a reason not to go.  I’ve heard nothing but … More Trippin’ to Texas

Food, Fizz and Falling Water: Asheville, Part Dos

I’ve recently returned from a two night stay in Asheville, where we took full advantage of this open-minded North Carolina town.  Trip highlights included: Dinner at Curate, a much-celebrated, Spanish-style tapas restaurant.  Our food memories of Spain made this stop a must, and we couldn’t pass up the fantastic jamon, pan con tomate and machego. The … More Food, Fizz and Falling Water: Asheville, Part Dos

The Bigger City

The pedestrians spread across the intersection like a mass of balloons dropped on a tiny gymnasium floor. It was 8:30 a.m. when we stepped out of our Uber in Midtown Manhattan, and we had spent our first, post-LaGuardia hour creeping through the a.m. rush. But, really, how else should you interject yourself into a truly … More The Bigger City