August 2012

Postcards from Milwaukee

August 31, 2012

We’re spending the weekend in Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s largest city, about two and a half years after our last visit. Here are a few photos from our discoveries today: The modern-day Milwaukee Public Market –bursting with a variety of fresh food options –opened in 2005 in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward. The Milwaukee River runs through downtown […]

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Dealing With Guilt From Your Cat When You Travel

August 29, 2012

Meet Princess Gracie, our cat. Ten years ago we adopted Gracie —as a kitten– from PAWS in Lynnwood, Washington. Some terribly unkind person had discarded Gracie and her litter mates in a dumpster in a Safeway parking lot. Regardless of her rough start in life, Gracie has thrived. She earned the “Princess” title by effectively getting her […]

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Enjoying Sushi in Austin, Texas

August 28, 2012

These guys make great sushi in Austin, Texas at Umi Sushi Bar and Grill.    Time to enjoy.  Domo.   Umi Sushi Bar and Grill is located at 5510 I-35 South #400 in Austin, Texas.   What’s your favorite place to eat sushi in Austin, Texas?    Other posts on food and wine that you might […]

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A Look Inside A Road Warrior’s Briefcase

August 26, 2012

In addition to two computers, here’s a look at what Mr. Jones carries in his briefcase during his business trips: 1) One manila file folder with printed hard copies of flight and hotel confirmations. Despite the best of all technology, sometimes it pays to have a printed hard copy — i.e. when it’s late and […]

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