Intelligentsia Coffee in Chicago.
It was another successful Thanksgiving feast: we gathered, we ate (way too much), we hung out, and we avoided all political and/or social arguments. All in all, a very successful Thanksgiving. Somehow, though, I managed to not get a picture … Continue reading
Though it’s technically not correct, I always view Fall as beginning on Labor Day (the first Monday of September) and ending today, Thanksgiving (the fourth Thursday in November). For those outside the U.S., Thanksgiving is a national holiday in which … Continue reading
I’ve always thought that the nicest time to spend in the French Quarter is a weekday morning. The craziness of the night is (mostly) gone, there are far fewer tourists or people in general on the streets, and the morning sun highlights … Continue reading
My wife has become a suburban farmer. You’d have to know her to understand how truly improbable this is. She’s definitely not the girl you’d have picked in high school as “Most Likely to Grow a Bumper Crop of Tomatoes.” … Continue reading
Each year, my wife and her sisters take turns hosting Thanksgiving. This has worked out well as it evenly distributes the “OMG, I’VE GOT TO CLEAN MY HOUSE FROM TOP TO BOTTOM BECAUSE THE WHOLE FAMILY IS COMING OVER”-issues that … Continue reading
Back when we lived in Michigan, Fall meant (among other things) visiting a cider mill. There’s just nothing like fresh cider and greasy little donuts to make the season special. As there were plenty of cider mills around, we could … Continue reading
I think these were pumpkin-chocolate chip though I don’t remember exactly. They certainly didn’t last long but then muffins never do. Not around here, anyway.
No, really, that’s what it’s called. (It’s from New Holland Brewing.) At Betty’s on High street in Columbus.
Green beer at a diner in Redondo Beach.