Category Archives: Eating

Hot new lunch spot

I have a doctor’s appointment today in the middle of the day. Work was like argharghargh and so I ran out of there while I had the chance. Got to the appointment early and ate my lunch in the car. … Continue reading

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Peaches

We bought some unripe peaches a couple of weeks ago. Last night we made the base and today the better-half ran it through our ice cream maker. Ladies and gentlemen, we have a star. Peach ice cream! This is the … Continue reading

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Not missing this month

I’m not missing this month for posting. Ha! There will be at least one post in January. Actually, I already know there will be another one. Is the suspense killing you? This isn’t exactly January news, but we learned how … Continue reading

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August, really?

It is already August. I’m not sure how that happened. It seems like we’ve hardly had time this summer to do anything. My work friend is back at work finally after being out for 14 months and it was really … Continue reading

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Watermelon, Man

Someone in my household insisted on buying a watermelon last weekend and then proceeded to eat none of it. Which left us with a ton of cut-up watermelon. I hit it with a potato masher today and strained it. Oh … Continue reading

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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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