Tag Archives: travel

So long to the South

By Katherine Greg and I have spent most of this year in different time zones. We didn’t plan to be apart so long, but it turns out moving cross country (which we’d done twice before) is a lot harder when you’re selling … Continue reading

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How to Kill Three Hours in Richmond, Virginia

By Katherine We headed back east last month for a family wedding and had three hours to kill before meeting up with family. We like to make the most of our time. We started with a trip to Blue Bee … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Irish Memories

We visited Ireland in 2010 and really enjoyed the food. Sure we had a lot of fish and chips and Guinness pies, but we also ate hearty oat bread slathered with marmalade, mussels with rich broth, quite a bit of … Continue reading

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What we drank in Oregon

So we went to Oregon primarily to check out the wine regions, but dang if Portland is not full of really really good beer. Aside from the nationally recognized Rogue distillery, the city alone is home to many excellent microbrews … Continue reading

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What we ate in Oregon

We spent Memorial Day week in and around the Portland area, visiting the City of Roses along with Willamette Valley and the Oregon Coast. We ate as much seafood and drank as much wine as possible. Most of our food … Continue reading

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Our Kitchen After a Road Trip

We took a little road trip up north recently to the Ozarks and a little town called Eureka Springs. It was rainy and we didn’t take many photos, a first for Greg. But we did bring back some souvenirs. Every … Continue reading

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Hurricanes, absinthe and American history

By Katherine One reaches a point in life that she simply has enough souvenir glasses, perhaps by 22. So instead of plunking down some hard-earned presidents for a hurricane and the pretty take-home glass at Pat O’Briens, the famed bar … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday in the Big Easy

Recently for Katherine’s birthday we headed farther south to a quiet little town called New Orleans. Needless to say we ate a lot of really good food, drank a lot of really good wine and stomached quite a lot of … Continue reading

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Rufus turns one

By Katherine My husband started this blog a year ago today, with a post on a recent trip we’d made to North Coast Brewing Co. in Fort Bragg, California. Let’s just say he enjoyed himself. Greg, now aka Rufus, is … Continue reading

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A New York State of Wine

By Katherine Greg and I spent three days in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York in late August. Most of our time was in and around a town called Watkins Glen, home to a scenic state park — … Continue reading

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