Canada/US Relations: Final Vacation Notes

Just for now I’d like to restIn the shade of a maple treeTo the blue Canadian skyI’ll say a prayer for the world out thereWhen I walk the hill so highAround the town where I was bornNew York seems so far awayThough I was there just yesterdayI would travel all my lifeIf loneliness was not the priceWhile headin’ north across that line’sThe only time I’m … Continue reading Canada/US Relations: Final Vacation Notes

Just Scratching The Surface: Toronto Pt. 2

“I have to come and see youmaybe once or twice a yearI think nothing would suit me betterthan some downtown atmosphereIn the dance halls and the galleriesOr betting in the OTBSynchronized like magicGood friends you and me” “GOOD FRIENDS” – Joni Mitchell When doing research for our trip, I found quite a few helpful resources, including the BlogTO YouTube channel and website itself. Their site … Continue reading Just Scratching The Surface: Toronto Pt. 2

Seekh The Unique: Everest Cuisine (Worthington, OH)

Lithopolis, Ohio and its roughly 1,600 people have a pretty nice Mexican restaurant within city limits in El Pedregal Almost every small town seems to have at least one. One what, you ask? In this case, I refer to the random international restaurant or two that provides a prospective diner a break from the plethora of fast food, diners, and pizza joints that tend to … Continue reading Seekh The Unique: Everest Cuisine (Worthington, OH)

From Zane’s Trace to Outer Space: A Journey into Muskingum County

An original and somewhat worse-for-wear mileage marker located outside the National Road and Zane Grey Museum in Norwich, OH The long road trip test isn’t always recommended for potential relationship testing, but it will almost always give you a definitive answer about viability of a partnership after a single experience. Our first road trip together covered at least 500 miles over a several day period. … Continue reading From Zane’s Trace to Outer Space: A Journey into Muskingum County

Triple-Hopped: On The Ohio Summer Brewery Prowl

Despite signs of slowing growth, craft breweries are most certainly still a thing. According to an article in USA Today, the craft beer industry surpassed the 7,000 operating breweries by the end of 2018, according to the Brewers Association. Furthermore, the Association expects another thousand or so breweries will join the fray by the end of 2019. And while Ohio may not match the sheer … Continue reading Triple-Hopped: On The Ohio Summer Brewery Prowl

Stuck in the Middle With You: Keystone State Travels

As Abe Lincoln famously said, “Go Explore, Young Man” Leaving Pittsburgh and traveling eastward through Pennsylvania, we firmly had several National Parks in our sights as our main destinations. When it comes to the United States, the amount of and virtual age of this history tends to grow as you trek toward the Atlantic Ocean. On this trip, we ended up spanning the historical timeline, … Continue reading Stuck in the Middle With You: Keystone State Travels

Three Days in the Land of Three Rivers

The Point State Park Fountain, located at the confluence of rivers that gave Pittsburgh’s former Three Rivers Stadium its name. Heinz Field, current home of the NFL’s Steelers, lies across the Allegheny River in the background Pittsburgh, like many Midwest cities, finds itself in the long-term quest of reinventing itself A city traditionally known for its bustling steel industry and a blue-collar reputation, Pittsburgh has … Continue reading Three Days in the Land of Three Rivers