Category: Travel

By the Water: The Best Way to Relax (Introducing Gumbo Cove)

By the Water: The Best Way to Relax (Introducing Gumbo Cove)

A New Love There’s a new love in our lives. A tiny little bay house on stilts in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. A place where birds like this come to visit for a while, and wait around ’til you get a portrait photo. A place […]

Violet Sunset Haiku

Violet Sunset Haiku

A beautiful Mississippi sunset deserves a haiku.

Another Strange In-Flight Sandwich: Someone has a Sense of Humor

Another Strange In-Flight Sandwich: Someone has a Sense of Humor

A not-Cajun sandwich on a flight from Paris to London.

A New Meaning for “Bite the Biscuit” – The Denver Biscuit Company

A New Meaning for “Bite the Biscuit” – The Denver Biscuit Company

The biscuits at the Denver Biscuit Company are devilishly good, on a par with poetry.

Cooking Up a Storm, a Cookbook with a Unique NOLA Legacy

Cooking Up a Storm, a Cookbook with a Unique NOLA Legacy

If you love cookbooks, New Orleans, or Cajun-Creole food – or if you just want a good read that pulls you into a magical culinary history – you need this cookbook.

Through Another’s Lens

Through Another’s Lens

The Eiffel Tower looked new to me through the Grill-Meister’s eyes.

London by Night: Take a Stroll with Us Over the Thames

London by Night: Take a Stroll with Us Over the Thames

A twilight stroll across London’s River Thames on Blackfriars Railway Bridge and back again on the Millennium Bridge, with St. Paul’s Cathedral as a beacon.

Haiku: Paris View

Haiku: Paris View

Extraordinary architecture and skies in the La Defense section of Paris.

Camera Flash on Snow

Camera Flash on Snow

A video and photos of an unexpected Memorial Day weekend snowstorm in central Colorado, and a haiku to capture the feeling.

Santa Monica Pier Seagull’s Stories – Can You Help?

Santa Monica Pier Seagull’s Stories – Can You Help?

A very expressive seagull at the Santa Monica pier deserves a caption.

Notre Dame is Not Gone, Just in a Different Form

Notre Dame is Not Gone, Just in a Different Form

I wrote the haiku below a couple of years ago, after visiting Notre Dame on a business trip just a few weeks after my Dad died. Like so many people all around the world, I’m heartbroken about today’s fire that so badly damaged this beloved […]

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.

Monteith’s Close in Edinburgh Feels Like Home – and Then There’s the Outsider Cocktail

Monteith’s Close in Edinburgh Feels Like Home – and Then There’s the Outsider Cocktail

Monteith’s Close on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile really knows how to make you feel like they are glad you’re there. And they have an award-winning bartender who created The Outsider Cocktail.

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.

Technicolor in California

Technicolor in California

Everything was eye candy on the Santa Monica Pier.

When Food is Art: Exquisite Presentation at Châteauform’s Les prés d’Ecoublay

When Food is Art: Exquisite Presentation at Châteauform’s Les prés d’Ecoublay

Food is art! These beautifully arranged culinary exhibits at a workshop in Paris made me feel satisfied before I even took the first bite.


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