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postcard from naples

I’ve never thought of myself as a “Florida” person. In over 30 years, I’ve only been there twice…. but in the past 6 months we’ve taken 2 trips…

practice

Ahh vacation. Six days of nothing but sunshine and temps topping out in the 80s. I could get used to that kind of Florida weather, especially after the…

only in new orleans

In honor of Mardi Gras, I thought it was the perfect day to share this photo that never made its way into any other posts about our Halloween…

fly-by in new orleans

Do you remember the fantastic swifts I saw in Portland a few years ago? I was surprised to come upon a similar scene in New Orleans. I’m not…

behind the bar: cocktails in new orleans

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know I prefer cocktails to wine. That means when we travel, we seek out the best mixologists in town….

nola: magazine street & st charles ave

After spending our first night in New Orleans in the French Quarter, we returned our rental car at the airport and took a cab over to Magazine Street….

new orleans first look

It’s been a bit daunting to talk about my first visit to New Orleans. Full of character, grit, beautiful sights and great food, this city was much more…

driving the gulf coast

It’s officially the dead of winter! With snow and ice everywhere, the two of us have been discussing vacation plans for 2011. My latest obsession is a desert…

patois in new orleans

Now that holidays are behind us I’ll admit there has been a lot of blog post procrastination going on. In the hopes of finally wrapping up our Gulf…

lunch break in mississippi

Here’s some proof that I don’t plan every single meal of our vacation: On our drive into New Orleans we stopped in at B B’s Po-Boys & Seafood…