We spent Thanksgiving weekend in Nashville. It seems every chef in town wants to show fancy ways of doing Southern cooking. There’s duck fat, grits, greens, even tater tots IN duck fat everywhere. Nashville Hot Chicken has become a national phenomenon. I’m not complaining. Well,
It's like dinner at Grandma's house. Where you eat what's put in front of you and you keep your citified views to yourself.
Last Saturday we had an appointment at the vet at the ungodly hour of 9:20 AM! If I am lucky, I am up sitting in my bathrobe and writing at 9 am. Nevertheless, I persevered. I got up when the alarm went off with only
I’d never taken an Uber before – am I the last person on earth to say that? Of course, I knew what Uber was (I say a little defensively) I just hadn’t needed a ride. Besides, I’m not sure how I feel about Uber’s business
May 7th we were in Nashville for the Broadway Brunch, a benefit for Nashville Rep Theatre. We were lucky enough to see their production of “A Raisin’ in the Sun” a couple of weeks before and wanted to support their efforts. Eddie George was the
It’s been said that Tennessee is 3 distinct states geographically. The state is long and narrow, 900 miles across. It covers a lot of different terrain. East Tennessee, once a part of the Carolinas, is home to the Smoky Mountains, deeply primal forests, waterfalls, snow
Lincoln, Nebraska: our last two nights on the road. Lincoln, NE. A motel 6, a nice new one. By far the nicest we’ve stayed. Motel 6 advertises themselves as a pet friendly motel chain, This one certainly was. We marched right through the lobby with
Where did we go next? Turns out I’m lousy at geography. Something I’ve put on my list of subjects to brush up on. We went through of Utah. I made a careless U-Turn in Ogden screeching tires on the hot pavement as I turned. I
Driving the length of CA is like driving the breadth of Texas, you think you’ll never get out of the state. So it seems like forever until we get to OR. Beautiful forests, thousands of old growth trees as far as the eye can see.
Despite only 6 hours on the road this first day, I am tired and questioning my judgement. Maybe I didn’t think this through as well as I should have. I have, by coming this way, doubled the mileage and the hours it will take us