Monthly Archives: March 2012

Missin’ in Mississippi

It feels like a year and a day ago that we were floating down the Mississippi river, into the great wild yonder. Alright, so we didn't actually go out on the Mississippi River, but it sure as hell felt like it ...

Revenge of the Jalapeno

After brass band Friday came Saturday in New Orleans. Saturday, Saturday, Gotta Get Gumbo Saturday We started the day out with coffee, something which has become a sort of mini-exploration for us in cities. Our coffee shop of choice was Zotz, a ...

Don’t Stop the Good Food

For me, New Orleans is the city of good food and colorful trees. Friday was day the day of the muffaletta. Saturday is marked by gumbo. Sunday has been taken over by the po boy and beignets. And Monday we had ...

New Orleans: A Different Kind of Party

“You’ll miss out on SXSW by leaving Austin now!” said just about everyone when they heard we were leaving so soon. “You just missed Mardi Gras!” said just about everyone when they heard we were going to New Orleans next. I’d like ...

Houston Sucks Souls

Hospitality seems to be the theme of this road trip. Never did I expect to be welcomed with such enthusiasm by people who had never even met me or who had met either Anne or I in a distant past. These ...

All About Austin: The Final Chapter

Rachel has done a great job telling you all about our time in Austin with our Australian friends, but I’m going to take over to tell you about the second half of our crazy adventure in our favorite city thus ...

All About Austin: Part Two (Zombie Time!)

So Austin again huh? You'll have to give me a moment to refresh my memory. If there's one thing I've learned from this trip, it's that blogging should be done sooner rather than later. I mean, if I can't remember what ...

All About Austin: Part One

I'm not sure which city they thought they were talking about when they called it, "The City That Never Sleeps," but they should have been talking about Austin. When we arrived on a Tuesday, things were going on! So it may ...

Generally Long Hair’s Last Stand

The trip wasn't going to make a lot of sense. I smoothed my silky hair with my hand as I leaned against the railing near the stairs. "You mean to tell me we're going to pass Austin on our way to ...