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Midwest or Bust!

By On July 24, 2015

I’ve mentioned , probably many times, in the past that I am from the Midwest. More specifically, my particular brand of moxie was cultivated in the steel mills of Gary, Indiana. Despite… Read More

Eat : Santa Barbara

|Eat| Renaud’s in Santa Barbara : “I orchestrate my mornings to the tune of coffee.” -Terri Guillemets

By On November 14, 2014

I have an ongoing love affair with almond croissants and French macaroons. I blame the series of boulangeries we visited daily when we were in Paris.  Guy has acquired a similiar affinity… Read More

Just Me

Singapore Airlines Flight SQ12 : The Angry Man and the Little Laughing Boy

By On November 8, 2014

I got back from Japan a week ago yesterday. I made sure to fly in with enough time to spare that I could spend Halloween with my daughter because it’s her most… Read More

Eat : Santa Barbara

|Eat| Cajun Kitchen Cafe in Santa Barbara : “The belly rules the mind.” – Spanish Proverb

By On September 15, 2014

Santa Barbara was the first stop the “Guy and Rach do the California Coast Because Yay Marriage” tour.  We pulled into town pretty much starving but me being me, I wanted to… Read More