Our periodic New York trips are always consumed by our key objectives of:
Catching up with theater, new restaurants, museum exhibits and art galleries Revisiting as many of our favorite restaurants, museums and galleries as we have time for; Getting together with friends; and Walking as much as we can, as a means of experiencing [Read more ...]
It’s a lot of work trying to stay up with even the highest of highlights of the New York art scene–especially if one only gets to NYC 1-2 times a year. But someone has to do it.
On this trip, we tried to visited a number of museum and gallery exhibits as well as [Read more ...]
One of the joys of visiting New York City is the food. This time was no exception. This blog focuses on our recent trip’s restaurant experiences. The other blogs in this series discuss our theater, gallery and music excursions and two of our walks.
Ask anyone who knows us, and you will hear that Tom [Read more ...]
We love taking periodic New York City trips. We don’t go as often now that we live on the west coast, but we still try to get there at least once a year. When we go, our key objectives are usually:
Catching up with theater, new restaurants, museum exhibits and art galleries Revisiting as many [Read more ...]
We recently had an opportunity to attend a wine tasting with the Santa Rita Hills Winegrowers Alliance, which showcased 17 wineries from the Santa Rita Hills AVA. The wineries were (in alphabetical order)
Cargasacchi Clos Pepe Cold Heaven Cellars DAlfonso-Curran Dragonette Fiddlehead Cellars Flying Goat Hilliard Bruce Hitching Post Huber Kessler-Haak Lindley Liquid Farm Longoria [Read more ...]
It has been years since we had last been to Austin and San Antonio—too many years. And the last time we were there, we spent all our time in, and driving between, the two cities. This trip we decided to add a detour through the Hill County in addition to exploring the 2 cities.
San [Read more ...]
We spend the last two days of our Texas trip, which we conveniently planned for the weekend, in Austin.
Although I have been in Austin a number of times, most of my time was spend in the suburbs, in meetings and when I had a little extra time in the evening, around the bars [Read more ...]
We have always wanted to visit the Texas Hill Country during springtime, when the wildflowers were in bloom. Despite a number of business/leisure trips to Austin (and one previous visit in San Antonio), none of the trips seemed to correspond with wildflower season. So, not only did we lose out on the flowers, but also [Read more ...]
San Antonio is Texas’s second largest city. Considering its size, however, it is very accessible. It is also pretty and hospitable. Its tourist appeal centers largely on two of the city’s two most iconic sights:
The Alamo, which serves as a poignant symbol of the state’s commitment to freedom, perseverance and sacrifice; and The River [Read more ...]