Category Archives: Food

Chattanooga

We made a quick trip over to Chattanooga this morning. The girls got to see where Lauren will be going to school (and we turned in her final transcript). Her dorm: Following the trip up to Look Out Mountain, we … Continue reading

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Texas Visit

We are back from our annual trek to Texas (though this year, we went twice, or actually three times, and for me it’s been four). All that to say it was good to see family—some for the first time in … Continue reading

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Breaking the Law in New Jersey and Other Adventures

Lauren’s Senior trip was a whirlwind tour of fifteen states between here and New England. From hiking the AT in Vermont to seeing Independence Hall in Philly, we enjoyed history and the great outdoors in several places. We also learned … Continue reading

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Almost Christmas and Some Catching Up to Do

Time flies when you’re having fun—and gone for 16 days. Since last I’ve posted we’ve gotten some rain, which has put an end to the wild fires. Though while they were around the smoke made for some interesting photos: We’ve … Continue reading

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A Little Spicy Update

School has been the norm over the last few weeks. We are 1/3 of the way through with the semester already (at least Lauren and I—Rebekah’s class is taking a couple of breaks along the way). It has been unseasonably warm … Continue reading

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Blueberry Picnic

The blueberry picking/picnic was a success: 7 pints and a nice day to be outdoors. And in case you didn’t notice, you can also pick flowers at Stoney Hollow Farm. In addition, we also bought some beets for this. And … Continue reading

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Putt-Putt in Helen, GA: A Review

Back in the late 80s, I started a putt-putt rivalry with my friend James. Who knows how many rounds of putt-putt we played in Austin while in college (Peter Pan Mini Golf on Barton Springs, and another one near Highland … Continue reading

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