Early Spring

The calendar still hung to winter. But as they sat on the front porch, nature was bidding spring.

Dance Like Nobody…

  Who’s watching this guy dance? Critics…otherwise known as potential mates. Yeah, the competition is fierce. This competition has been going on since way before Dancing With the Stars.  And probably longer than 5,000 years. But if America’s got talent, … Read More

Keep Austin Weird

Barbecue has its own dress code, its own language, its own religion.  We stumbled onto the Green Mesquite, a local Austin favorite. Entering this deliciously shabby shack we slid into a booth next to a photo of Delbert McClinton who … Read More

Patron Saint of Your Kitchen

I spied San Pasquale through a chile shop window in Santa Fe. He smiles from a wooden retablo painted by David Ross. A bon Sante. Ta failte. Bon appetit.


Colorful leathers in Santa Fe.

Services Ahead

Next exit. An oasis to behold after traveling through ice and snow and wind. A forest of gasoline signs offered my car the lure to drink deep from a selection of gas pumps not seen since the ‘60s. But the … Read More

Red Sky at Night

It was a good omen on the evening before we set sail from the Bermuda Triangle through the Bahamas and across the Gulf Stream.