I’ve been on this road trip tour for one year and three months, and now I’m ready to start talking about food travels. The trip started with my maternal grandmother who always shared good food and a warm kitchen. And it’s ending with a couple who have spent their marriage on the road in search […]
Archive for February, 2010
When I read Steinbeck’s Travels with Charley, I kept thinking, this is a man I would have enjoyed hanging out with. You know how people sometimes ask you to name three famous people living or dead you’d like to meet, I’d probably have him on my list. I may not have agreed with all his politics, but […]
My parents were an hour behind us on the road from New Orleans to Dallas, having stopped for a brief visit in Baton Rouge. The sun was bright and we made good time, unlike the trip out, which was snowy and rainy and dark and long.
My mother called me as she neared Dallas, squealing with […]
It seems like all I ever go to New Orleans for is funerals. Last time it was my step-grandmother, and now her husband has followed. Even getting remarried didn’t save him from dying three years after losing his wife of forty years. And his new wife Mary has known her share of loss, saying farewell […]