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  • Socca

    It was an afterthought on the end of the walk. We had spent the last two hours walking the streets of Nice with Gaétan, a volunteer from the Greeter organization. Now near the end of our time, he suggested we take a table on the sidewalk bistro and try some traditional Niçoise faire. The carafe […]

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  • Long Overdue Update

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    Normally I don’t worry too much about the blog posting schedule. Jess and I think it’s more important to write when we have something to write and wait for inspiration when we don’t. But lately, our lack of posting isn’t due to lack of inspiration. We’ve had no time to write because we’re too busy doing […]

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  • Farmers Markets and Francy Sundays

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    If you follow us on Instagram, you may have noticed that I’ve been hanging close to home lately. And while I’m counting down to the next getaway (NOLA in 5 days), I’m also luxuriating in the opportunity to be cozy at home and exercise some of those rituals I adopt from my travels. It’s my way […]

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  • Camping Luck

    Camp Home

    Part of the reason Duncan and I are building a teardrop trailer camper has to do with our camping luck, or lack of it. Case Study – Beaver Lake, Arkansas We spent a week in a tent at Beaver Lake for our anniversary. We hiked around the park, fly fished, read in a hammock, and relaxed by […]

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  • Colorado

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      Sitting in a high school gymnasium at 2:30 a.m is not my perfect friday night, but here I am. Waiting. I feel like all I have been doing is waiting. Waiting for the drive to colorado to be over, waiting to hear anything, finally hearing something and waiting until midnight to go to the […]

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  • Cry Baby Hill

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    It’s 9:00 a.m. and I’m following Travis down a sidewalk in a ridiculously hilly downtown Tulsa neighborhood. In one hand I’m carrying a thermal bag of freshly fried chicken. In the other I’ve got a giant water jug and a grocery sack full of chips. Travis is pulling a wheeled ice chest that’s packed to […]

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  • The Wine Trip

    Our ride

    It was a day spent on a school bus that took us from winery to winery somewhere in Missouri. At each stop, we would pile off of the bus and spread out blankets. We would kick off our shoes and arrange snacks while bottles were purchased and glasses were filled. At the first stop, we […]

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  • Robber’s Cave State Park

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    “You know those blue people from that movie?” my 75 year old great Aunt Joyce asked. “Smurfs,” replied Granny Sue. “No, the other blue people.” Aunt Joyce argued. This went on for 5 minutes, but they finally figured it out. Avatar. “Well anyway, I decided I am like those Avatar blue people. Remember when the guy […]

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  • St.Louis

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    Whenever I go to a new city I try to truly embrace the city. Instead of staying in a hotel, we opted for Airbnb and stayed with Jason and Dawn right in the heart of St. Louis. They were wonderful and recommended so many great places like Pi and Strange Donuts. Pi is a funky […]

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  • The Best Coffee

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    “It really is the best coffee I have ever had.” That was a lot coming from Josh, my barista friend. Josh works at Foolish Things Coffee, which I believe is the best coffee in Tulsa.So yeah, high standards. “Also the owner has the sickest beard,” Josh threw in, like it was a selling point. Maybe […]