Final leg of the journey entering VA and onto Eastern Time.
X-Country Road Trip Day 8 – Tennessee
From Little Rock we drove to Memphis and the Lorraine Hotel, ate some great BBQ and then on to Nashville.
X-Country Road Trip Day 7 – Tulsa to Little rock
The day begins with a tour of “Black Wall Street” in Tulsa’s Greenwood District. The disturbing story continues to Little Rock.
X-Country Road Trip Day 6 – Oklahoma
Most of our days so far have been about scenery and fun locations. Today was about people. We left Amarillo headed ultimately for Tulsa. Tim
X-Country Road Trip Day 5 – Santa Fe to Amarillo
A morning exploring Santa Fe leads to some classic Rte 66 sites, the Cadillac Ranch and some Amarillo BBQ.
X-Country Road Trip: Day 4 – Navajo Nation and Santa Fe
Today was mostly a driving day. We had hoped to visit the Four Corners Monument, the only place in the US where you can get
X-Country Road Trip: Day 3 – Zion & Horseshoe Bend
Today went from Nevada to Arizona to Utah and back to Arizona. We saw Zion National Park and Horseshoe Bend.
X-Country Road Trip Day 2: Death Valley & the Eastern Sierras
In what may turn out to be the most beautiful day of driving, we drove south along the eastern Sierras, and across Death Valley into Nevada.
X-Country Road Trip Day 1: Yosemite
Our trip began in San Francisco with a quick tour of the city before heading to Yosemite.
X-Country Drive: Day Zero
Getting to CA to begin our X-Country road trip was an adventure in itself!
Appomattox – We haven’t learned a damn thing
If I learned anything from Appomattox it’s that battles can be won and lost but what’s in men’s hearts will never change and thus there will always be conflict.
Flight 93 memorial
In the middle of Pennsylvania farm country is a tranquil and touching memorial to the 40 brave men and women who prevented a would-be attack on the US Capitol on 9/11
Ramps & Wild Mushrooms At the Farmers Market
Ten weeks into working from home, Virginia has begun to cautiously reopen. I’m still nervous about being among large groups of people, but I decided
Salmon Citrus Soy
For years this has been family favorite recipe, even elevated to the status of “birthday request” meal! Today I walked my 23yr old daughter through
In these trying times of quarantine, work-from-home, and statewide lockdowns, most of us are eating at home 7 days a week. Each takeout or delivery
Product Demonstration: The Pineapple Cutter
After the smash success of the Sous Vide Steak video, Andrew’s back! This time he’s demonstrating a new kitchen gadget, the Pineapple Cutter. For
Sous Vide Steak – My first cooking video!
In this time of quarantine, I decided (with the urging of a friend) to try my hand at some cooking videos. Here is my first,
Saigon Food Tour – Stop #5 – Bun Cha
Bun Cha is not native to southern Vietnam. It comes from the north. It is popular all over Vietnam–in fact all over the world–but it
Saigon Food Tour – Stop 4 – Vietnamese Pizza
By now it was just after dark. Having finished our snack in the Cambodian Flower Market, we walked to a small shop and took up
Oh Vietnam – I miss you already — McFramblin: Adventures and musings from a gap year that doesn’t seem to end
What made Vietnam special for me — sidewalks, street food, coffee, wandering, motorbikes, daytrips, local guides, making mistakes, and traveling with an adventurous friend. This is