I had hoped to return from NC to a warm Mid-Atlantic spring, but instead the snowflakes are sticking to the ground. My state of weather confusion is topped only by our daffodils, who exposed themselves in February only to be shamed back into their robes first by March, and then again by April. As an … More Less Freeze, More Trees (Camping Plans!)
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
It’s almost time to revisit Asheville, NC … More Asheville: We’re Coming Back!
I’ve never been so confused about travel-planning, so this is just me trying to work it out on my blog. Here are the competing factors that are impacting our 2018 plans: Lack of vacation days. We moved a couple of years back, and in finding a new job I took a major hit on available … More Overanalyzing 2018’s Plans
Wynwood Brewing beckoned us to the Wynwood area of Miami a few years back. As we walked away from the brewery towards a restaurant, we were surrounded by abnormal amount of unexpected color. Wynwood, a once worn-out warehouse district, has been coated with creativity. The large, bare walls and doors of warehouses have been resuscitated … More The Wynwood Arts District
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
NYC in January! Isn’t that everyone’s favorite time to visit? No? Well, that’s our plan, even if it was’t the original plan. My unfortunate stumble when buying concert tickets ultimately resulted in NYC show tickets rather than Vegas, but it’s no matter. I have visited New York only once, when I was a poor college … More Winter Wander-land: NYC, NY