Category Archives: Eating

Iceland, part two

There is a companion piece here in Akureyri to the one in Reykjavik. This one is on the Eyjafjordur (it’s a fjord): We took a drive to Myvatn today and decided walking outside in a bathing suit was ridiculous, so … Continue reading

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Snowy Saturday

It snowed some inches yesterday. We were shoveling and cleaning off our cars when our next door neighbor stopped, she was walking her dog, to invite us over for drinks and snacks. She said their plans for the evening were … Continue reading

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Humid in Portland

We flew into Portland, ME, and in spite of our expectations, we made it here with all luggage intact. Richmond’s American desk was a cluster yesterday as it is wont to do. Seriously, get yourselves together. Yesterday was a day … Continue reading

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Quick trip to Texas

We are eating ZZQ BBQ, drinking Ardent’s Virginia Common and listening to KSYM. We waited over an hour in line for the Q in a thousand degree heat. It was like we were in Texas and it only took us … Continue reading

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Busy Saturday

We started the day in a 5K for Parkinson’s. Then breakfast, then the herb sale at Maymont and wrapping up with a wait in line at Ardent Craft Ales to buy Texas-style bbq. Perhaps, you will remember we have been … Continue reading

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Things

So, there’s some work stuff going on that makes me tired. My work buddy and I talked today and we’re tired of the atmosphere. There are some people working really hard to keep moving forward and then there’s someone who … Continue reading

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Like a fart in a diving bell

We had two Thanksgivings this year. One with my family and one with the better-half’s. When we heard my sister was bringing spinach as an appetizer, we made green bean casserole for my family instead of the 3 cheese spinach … Continue reading

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The End of August

How did it get to be the end of August already? Last night was super nice so we spent most of our time on the patio. I bet it’s been two months since we pulled out the cushions and slouched … Continue reading

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Tasty treats

Last night we made dinner and decided to go fancy pants. We made a dish from a Jaime Oliver cookbook the MIL gave me years ago. Scallops, pancetta, asparagus served over lentils and topped with a lemon Crème fraîche: We … Continue reading

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Kicking 2015 off right

We’ll be making some good luck foods later today, but lunch was grilled oysters. They were pulled out of the water on 12/30: We put them on the grill so they pop right open (about 5 minutes): Then we feasted:

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