Time for some “real talk” here… and by “real talk,” I mean I’m not limited to a word count or subject matter because this is straight-up bloggy, not newspapery. There might even be a typo or two. Plus I just … Continue reading Caffeine and cookies on a Thursday afternoon…
Printed with the permission of the Alpine Avalanche About one thousand, seven hundred and forty-seven years ago, a Roman priest named Valentinus sat in prison, awaiting his death for defying an oppressive Roman emperor by marrying Christian couples who were … Continue reading Love is in the air… or is that the smell of fresh-baked cookies?
Printed with the permission of the Alpine Avalanche On a recent trip to the Gulf coast, my husband and I made it our mission to consume as much fresh seafood as possible in a three-day period. Living in far West … Continue reading Beach & Station Street Grill in Port Aransas
Printed with the permission of the Alpine Avalanche Not long ago, a friend shared a photo on social media of a plate of enchiladas from Alicia’s Burrito Place, a restaurant I’d never heard of yet passed by regularly on our … Continue reading Alicia’s Burrito Place… an Alpine favorite for six decades
Printed with the permission of the Alpine Avalanche We love road trips, and considering our nearest CostCo and Home Depot are about three hours away, it’s a good thing that we like having the wheels rolling under us. With … Continue reading When in Albuquerque, don’t miss Mary & Tito’s
Printed with the permission of the Alpine Avalanche I always appreciate a good German meal. Growing up with a Wendish grandmother that was an excellent cook, I truly wish I would’ve fully appreciated her gifts in the kitchen and on … Continue reading It’s do-it-yourself for German food in far West Texas
(Printed with the permission of the Alpine Avalanche) You can’t cruise through Fort Davis without seeing the beautiful Hotel Limpia sitting on nearly three acres in the heart of downtown, with its lush patio and sturdy two-story stone building. The … Continue reading The Porch at Hotel Limpia in Fort Davis