A Cool Breakfast Spot in Austin

At the suggestion of one of our site visitors who posted a reply to our blog from Friday, I tried Las Manitas restaurant for breakfast before leaving town on Sunday. Apparently they are closing soon-sounds like a typical case of rents going up like we see all the time in NYC. It’s too bad-this place […]

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The Washington DC Zoo

Recently I took my daughter to Washington DC for a quick overnight trip. We stayed in the Dupont Circle area at a lovely hotel called the Churchill, named of course for Winston himself. I loved this location because we could walk outside and down the street and be surrounded by great restaurants and shops. I […]


Maine’s Best Farm Fair

Uncommon. That’s what the Maine Common Ground Fair is. Held every year in Unity, Maine in the middle of September (this year it was the 21st – 23rd), this fair always means uncommon food, uncommon people, uncommon fun. It’s like a flea market, and a farmers market, and a sustainable growing seminar all in one, […]