Mayberry, USA

North Carolina is home to many small idyllic towns with friendly folks. Places where one might expect to see a diner with home cooked meals and fresh baked pies. Maybe there’s a park with children playing on a see-saw under the shade of a big elm tree where their mother’s sit on a nearby bench … Continue reading Mayberry, USA

The Yard Crawl

Grammi and I have been talking about going to Washington D.C. for the last few weeks. It’s been years since the last time we where there and I remember feeling like we rushed through the Smithsonian Museums and National Monuments. I’ve always wanted to go back and take more time.  However now isn’t a good … Continue reading The Yard Crawl


Grammi and I are sitting at a small round table under a large covered patio. A glass of dark porter sitting in front of me. We just ordered dinner from a menu offering vegan dining. A great sounding band is playing a mixture of contemporary rock and a bit of country. The sun is setting … Continue reading Cooperstown