Texas dining

Our destination was Houston but we ended up experiencing France and Italy. . . . → Read More: Texas dining

Some funky eateries

Check out some quirky places in KC, the Big D, OKC, and Tulsa. . . . → Read More: Some funky eateries

More Dallas trip

Unfortunately, our conference had us hooked up from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. every day.  We learned a lot but that did not leave us much time for adventure.

Our group did find a few great places in Dallas.

Sol Irlandes Restaurant (1525 Main St.):  One of the valets at our hotel made this recommendation.  . . . → Read More: More Dallas trip

Dallas trip

Wow–went from Taos immediately to Dallas for a business conference.  We were lucky enough to stay at The Joule in downtown Dallas.  What a funky, cool place.  Here is a shot as I sat in the lobby working on this post.  (The far right artwork reminds me of the eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckelburg billboard . . . → Read More: Dallas trip

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls

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