Tag: Travel

Let’s Talk About Texas Wine

I had my first taste of Texas wine about a year ago in New York City. The geographic formula alone was worth writing about, but I quickly discovered the wines were worthy of discussion regardless of location. I was inspired to learn more about the region Lone Star State residents dub Texas Hill Country. Since

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Blown Away or Blowing Smoke? Experiencing the Jalama Burger

If you’re going to go camping, you better have a plan. This mantra fuses the backbone of our family’s annual camping trip. Normally, our plan involves hiking trails, exploring sites of natural wonder, and enjoying the company of the other family we’ve camped with the last five years. This year was different. This time around,

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Pod People

I’m now a pod person. No, not the Donald Sutherland kind. Somehow, I was invited to be a guest on the podcast “I Know But.” I jumped on the chance for two reasons. First off, the podcast’s co-hosts Jeffrey Fliegler and Niyaz Pirani are total stand-up guys, and I’d hang out with either even if

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Super Sonic

“Is our GPS drunk?” We’re trying to get to A Sound Garden, Seattle’s sonic-driven, semi-obscure public art work. Our electronic map is directing us to turn left onto the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration campus. “These are the federal weather guys,” I think to myself. “What do they know about art?” A malfunctioning GPS seems

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