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The Ladies of Managua: A Lush Road-Trip Read

I cracked open Eleni Gage’s novel, The Ladies of Managua as my husband, son, and I left visiting friends in Illinois on our way to Montana. In between watching the changing scenery and play of light on the landscape, I settled into Gage’s lush worlds of Nicaragua and New Orleans as she wove together the […]

July 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Fed, White and Blue: A Love Story to America and its Food

With the days of summer reading upon us, and the 4th of July almost here, I can’t think of a better recommendation for that road trip than Fed, White and Blue: Finding America with my Fork by Simon Majumdar.

Majumdar, to anyone who follows The Food Network is famous for his roll as a judge on “Cutthroat Kitchen.” […]

June 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Virginia Beach: Sun, Sand & Coastal History

When one lives in Ohio, miles from a U.S. coast, and spring break family travel puts you in close proximity to the ocean, you have to go. That’s what happened to us when we eyed the distance between Williamsburg, Virginia and Virginia Beach two weeks ago. It’s about a one hour drive depending upon traffic.

Virginia […]

April 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|