Did a quick birthday weekend getaway to Savannah, GA with my baby girl. Wonderful southern city with tons of history. Just visiting all the squares of the Historic District could keep you busy for a few days, but this was a whirlwind weekend…so we did the best we could! The majestic live oaks with their Spanish Moss filled branches line the streets of Savannah. The monuments adorning the historic squares, Oglethorpe, Forsyth,Chatham,Monterey,Madison,Telfair, Pulaski tell the story of Savannahs’ antebellum past… Even city hall is special here. We dined at a restored southern mansion called The Olde Pink House.. We had … Continue reading Savannah…easy
We’re all stocked up and watching the weather channel at our home away from home for the next few days. Plenty of water, wine, canned goods, dry goods and beer. Dog food for the pups… Lots of candles and flashlights,batteries, marine radio, life vests and charcoal for the bbq. Also starting to cook things (like hard boiled eggs) that can survive several (5-7) days without refrigeration… Almost forgot….got the games, too Continue reading Go with the Flo? Part 3
We are all shuttered up and packing to leave to go inland. . . .The tide is unusually high today despite it not being a full moon tide. Predictions are changing on the minute…Florence is now thought to be heading a little further south and hanging around coastline longer… Keep us in your prayers! Continue reading Go with the Flo? Part 2
Keeping friends and family in the loop, I will attempt to post several times throughout the next few days as we weather Hurricane Florence here in Wilmington, NC. Today is Wednesday, September 12, 2018 …it is 9:30 am.. Stay tuned! Continue reading Go with the Flo?
Half day fishing trip on the Sea of Cortez was a blast, even if we did have to rise at an ungodly hour. We witnessed an awesome sunrise as we left the Marina in San Jose del Cabo. Saw some whales spouting about 2 miles offshore. Then, started the fishing with mackerel coming first. A couple 20 lb. Dorado (mahi mahi)got hooked next. Some trigger fish and another mackerel to follow. A beautiful day on the water! Continue reading Dorado, mackerel and whales….oh my!
From the moment you enter the grounds of Restaurante/Huerta Los Tamarindos to the very last bite you are transported to the hacienda atmosphere of the true Mexico. From the tacos de cabron to the tamales of sweet potato and pork in banana leaves to the oyster and fish roe shooters. WHAT A TREAT! Muchas gracias a El Office! Tuna sopes were spectacular. Not to mention the tacos de res and the tequila tastings. Chef Silva and company have given the Cabo foodie community another reason to celebrate! There were also some homemade empanadas dulces and other posters and pastellitos to … Continue reading Sabor a Cabo Rural
An evening cruise to the “end of the earth” starts in the marina of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Our 2 deck catamaran is filled with eager cruisers all hoping for the magical sunset at El Arco. As we approach the rock formations before the main attraction we can see the sea lions sun bathing in day’s last light. Trying to capture all the beauty here is difficult. El Arco… Some wonderful sunset views… Only Cabo…only Mexico…only at sunset… Continue reading Sunset cruise to El Arco
Strolling through the courtyard lined with my favorite bouganvillas… Enjoying happy hour (every hour) with my best guy in downtown San Jose… Best of all we got our tickets to Sabor a Cabo Rural!! Farm to Table is happening in Mexico! Can’t wait for Sunday! Continue reading Flowers, Farms and Tables
Visiting our home in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico where a spectacular blue sky and sunrise always awaken the senses. Looking forward to a made to order omelet, huevos rancheros or chilaquiles for breakfast. Que Bueno! Continue reading At home in San Jose
We are experiencing a beautiful influx of migrating Monarch butterflies here in Wilmington, NC. They are particularly drawn to lantana and butterfly bush…especially this one in our neighborhood! www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/invertebrates/m/monarch-butterfly Can you see them? Take a closer look! Many thanks to my neighbors Paul and Bonnie for brightening my day! Continue reading Danaus plexippus in NC