Category Archives: Restaurants

Nan & Byron’s Restaurant

I’m always game to try a new restaurant. A place called Nan & Byron’s recently made its debut in the old Vinnie’s Sardine Grill & Raw Bar spot on South Boulevard near East. The folks from 5Church are behind this … Continue reading

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Florida’s Space Coast Eats

Besides turkey, we ate fairly well while in Florida for the week of Thanksgiving. My brother and his family recently moved to Indialantic. We’re always game for exploring a new area, especially for its restaurants. Also, about an hour away … Continue reading

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It’s a Go for the Kennedy Space Center!

Now I know that when I asked if the Kennedy Space Center was appropriate for a 6-year-old, I was asking what might be the dumbest question ever. There is a whole universe of stuff for kids to do there. I’ve … Continue reading

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Playing Tourist in Charlotte Day 3

Corn mazes are something that I always thought were child’s play. That is until hubby Mike and I, along with Boston visitor Bill decided to take on the biggest one in the southeast.

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Eureka! There’s Gold in Them Thar Hills! Playing Tourist in Charlotte Day 2

I was excited about the Saturday plan for our friend Bill’s yearly trip. This involved the dirty clothes day that I warned him to pack for.

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Barbara Jean’s Restaurant

Delicious crab cakes and fat shrimp. That’s how a friend described her last meal at Barbara Jean’s Restaurant in the Jacksonville, Florida area. That was enough to pique my interest. There are four restaurants in the chain. The one my friend … Continue reading

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Road Trip? There’s An App For That

Get your motor runnin’ Head out on the highway Lookin’ for adventure In whatever comes our way Lyrics from “Born to be Wild” by Steppenwolf Got a hankering to hit the open road? Before you load up the car, load up … Continue reading

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Asheville’s Calling

The ads are cheesy. An iPhone rings and the caller I.D. says Asheville, N.C. The tagline from this tourism board commercial is “Asheville’s calling. Will you answer?” Asheville has been calling me for a while but not because of the … Continue reading

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Stalking Homeland in Charlotte

The year has flown by and it’s time for the annual weekend visit from my nearly lifelong friend Bill. Although Bill would be content to spend the two and a half days sitting on a couch yacking, that is not … Continue reading

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Easter Island Planning & Packing Tips

A trip to Easter Island is the trip of a lifetime. A trip to Easter Island is long and expensive. But if you are one of the 50,000 or so people who make this trek every year, you will be … Continue reading

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