Category Archives: Travel

My Old Kentucky Home | Slade, Lexington and Louisville

If it’s approaching autumn, and I haven’t specifically planned a trip around the Fall Color Report findings, well, that’s a serious hit to both my sense of prioritization (I mean, what could I possibly be occupied with that’s more important than peak foliage?) and—I say this without any hint of overstatement—my very quality of life. […]

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Pure Michigan | Fennville, Saugatuck, and Grand Rapids

Pictured below: Apple picking at Crane Orchards. The Saugatuck waterfront on an Indian summer afternoon. Not pictured: Blazing fall colors bordering the highway as we drove to Fennville. The heartbreaking decision not to stop at Pleasant House in Three Oaks along the way. Our first stop, lunch at Crane’s Pie Pantry—the orchard’s kitschy companion pie […]

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Walks with Albert | Barcelona, Catalunya

I couldn’t have asked for a better host in Barcelona than Albert, my talented and generous friend slash photographer slash world traveler. Without agenda, we began pounding the pavement (and the improbably precise Metro system) almost immediately upon my arrival. Notable stops? Las Ramblas, where strolling is an activity in and of itself, and art […]

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