Ama Waterways Taste of Bordeaux


This year we celebrated two very special birthday’s for people in my life: First, Mrs. Buddha turned 50 in February and second, our dear friend Frank turned 50 in August. To celebrate the big occasion we decided to take a river cruise in Bordeaux, the capital of Aquitaine in Southwestern France and one of the world’s undisputed […]

EGGtoberfest 2015

Festivals, Travel

Well, I have been at this Big Green Egg thing for a few years now, and as most of you know, I love the BGE community. I have been to some regional Big Green Egg festivals before but had yet to make the pilgrimage to Atlanta, GA for the mother of all Big Green Egg […]

Palm Beach Weekend


This 4th of July weekend Debbie and I were fortunate enough to spend the weekend with our dear friends Frank & Joy at a beautiful home in Palm Beach, Florida. This trip was both unexpected and fantastic. From the first day to our last each was filled with great food, spirits, activities, and of course […]

Jack Daniels and Barrel House BBQ

Eating Out, Travel

Last week I had the pleasure of picking up my son Zak from his mother’s house in Huntsville, AL and driving with him back to VA for a summer internship. Along the way,  our “boys trip” took an unexpected turn as we detoured to Lynchburg, TN and the birthplace of Old No. 7. Once there, […]

Ten Tables Louisville

Eating Out, Travel

Last week we made our way to Louisville, KY for the Kentucky Derby.  Our Derby Week kicked off on a high note with one of our best dining experiences to date. Ten Tables Louisville is a must have dining experience for the foodie or food lover. Eating at Ten Tables is worth the effort and we recommend it highly… if […]

Eating Orlando

Eating Out, Travel

This week we found ourselves traveling to Orlando, FL to celebrate my son Zak’s 21st birthday early (he turns 21 in May). Along the way we found some good eats and some really good BBQ! This travel and dining out post will focus on our food adventures in Florida… Eating Orlando!

Weekend Trip: Louisville, KY

Eating Out, Travel

Debbie and I headed to her hometown Louisville, KY this weekend to celebrate a wedding with her family. In addition, it was Debbie’s birthday this weekend and I wanted to take her out to some place special for dinner. When we travel I like to find a restaurant we have not eaten at before for us […]