Category: Road Trip

Early Morning in ATX During SXSW

Early Morning in ATX During SXSW

An early morning foray into the empty streets of the city as it prepared for another day of a vibrant festival.

When it seems like one thing, but it’s actually something else

When it seems like one thing, but it’s actually something else

I thought this picture was about the birds, until I saw the sky.

January Dreaming: A Summer Afternoon in Laguna Beach

January Dreaming: A Summer Afternoon in Laguna Beach

Memories of of a summer day in Laguna Beach, a town that’s more quirky than cool, colorful, artsy and fully embracing its California beachy character.

A Chicken-Fried Good Time in New Orleans is In Our Future

A Chicken-Fried Good Time in New Orleans is In Our Future

From Shoofly Magazine: A simple story about a food festival grows to epic proportions when it kicks off the search for some of New Orelans’ best fried chicken.

Haiku: Amarillo by Night and Morning

Haiku: Amarillo by Night and Morning

Amarillo charmed us from a hotel window, in two very different ways. It was haiku-worthy!

Haiku: Road Trip Adventures

Haiku: Road Trip Adventures

Scary food in a truck stop might just be an art installation – right?

Rooster Ballet Haiku

Rooster Ballet Haiku

I met this rooster over the weekend in Wimberley, Texas. He’s quite handsome, isn’t he? I think in ballet, this position is called a Tendu. This Hill Country rooster was so grand that he deserved a haiku. cock-a-doodle-doo cock’s-comb silhouette ballet a rooster tendu © […]

Sangria Still Life

Sangria Still Life

Real life at Glover Gardens has been a little too busy for the Glover Gardens blog to be active for the past week or two…but I’m revving up for a revival. I “catered” a friend’s 50th birthday party in the Texas Hill Country this weekend, […]

Suire’s Wows Again: I’m in Love with Their Crawfish Fettucini

Suire’s Wows Again: I’m in Love with Their Crawfish Fettucini

Crawfish Fettuccini from Suire’s was the perfect complement to our crab cake experiment. Creamy, spicy, homey, with tasty little morsels of crawfish. Wow!

A Real Find in Cajun Country: Suire’s Grocery and Restaurant

A Real Find in Cajun Country: Suire’s Grocery and Restaurant

Looking for lunch on a recent trek home from New Orleans, we took the long way along the coast and found a treasure (and I do mean treasure) in the backroads of southern Louisiana. Suire’s Grocery and Restaurant has been serving delicious Cajun food to hungry travelers, locals and hunters since 1976. It was magic: the food, the ambience and especially the people. The Grill-Meister and I were enchanted.

Discovery on Magazine Street: Garlic Beignets at The Vintage

Discovery on Magazine Street: Garlic Beignets at The Vintage

A trek down Magazine Street in New Orleans reveals the existence of garlic beignets, a real treat at a neighborhood cafe called The Vintage.

The Chili Bee and Round Top, Texas – A Little Tale of Community, Chili and Small-Town Magic

The Chili Bee and Round Top, Texas – A Little Tale of Community, Chili and Small-Town Magic

Headed out to the Round Top Chili Cookoff with friends today, I’m inspired to reblog this post from last year. It’s a tale of a chili cook-off fundraiser in a tiny Texas town, two friends, five gallons of spilled chili, dozens of kind people and […]

Haiku: Drinks at the Oasis

Haiku: Drinks at the Oasis

While waiting to drink his delicious Dr. Pepper, the Musical Millennial threw down this off-the-cuff haiku.

While Waiting for Hurricane Harvey, Here’s a Hurricane Rita Story: No One Understands a Mom Like Another Mom

While Waiting for Hurricane Harvey, Here’s a Hurricane Rita Story: No One Understands a Mom Like Another Mom

A remembrance from Hurricane Rita and how it became an adventure for two moms and three small boys, shared while Southeast TX awaits Hurricane Harvey.

Simple Pleasures: Cline Ranch State Wildlife Area in Como, CO

Simple Pleasures: Cline Ranch State Wildlife Area in Como, CO

Cline Ranch Wildlife Area in Colorado presents the awesome majesty of Tarryall Creek; a video provides 17 seconds of pure wonder, the sights and sounds of an indomitable creek that flows beneath the frozen surface.

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: This City is a Quirky Feast for the Eyes

The third post in a series about the New Orleans Jazz Festival covering food (restaurants and recipes), fun, music and travel tips. Hello Friends! As I mentioned in NOLA Jazz Fest 17 Post #1, we’re all jazzed up about going back to the New Orleans Jazz Fest […]


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