Combining an acknowledgement that there are way too may good reasons to be cynical right now with a reminder that the world still has great things to offer us.
Category: Road Trip
Boreas Pass in central Colorado is scenic, lovely, unspoiled and a call from nature to join her.
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.
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.
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 © […]
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, […]
Crawfish Fettuccini from Suire’s was the perfect complement to our crab cake experiment. Creamy, spicy, homey, with tasty little morsels of crawfish. Wow!
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.
A trek down Magazine Street in New Orleans reveals the existence of garlic beignets, a real treat at a neighborhood cafe called The Vintage.
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]