soho: greek yogurt & cappuccinos | day 19 | 4051 miles

july 19th, 2015 | 3 hours ahead

“SoHo is like the artsy part of Manhattan, right?” I asked George. He looked at me incredulously. Not because of this question but because of the sentence before. I had told him that I’d never heard of Greenich Village, which apparently in his day was a much more … Read More

old & tall things | day 18 | 4051 miles

july 18th, 2015 | 3 hours ahead

I don’t think the liberty bell or independence hall are terribly important. Sure, they’re symbols of American ideals like freedom and justice, but to be honest, these things could have happened anywhere, and in fact they would have. If you read my day 16 post, you may sense … Read More

roots | day 17 | 3958 miles

july 17th, 2015 | 3 hours ahead

In 1995 a young man and his wife moved to Fredericksburg, Virginia from their parent’s home in Foster City, California. He was getting promoted to an outside sales position for a large biotech company called Biogenics, and she was looking for an adventure away from home. They bought … Read More

roanoke & the inn at little washington | day 16 | 3750 miles

july 16th, 2015 | 3 hours ahead

We stayed in Roanoke one night to make the drive from Nashville to Virginia a little less terrible, and we found a food tour that we thought would give us a feel for the town. This was the starting point of the 7 meal tour. A beautiful historic … Read More

bar hopping the country music capital | day 15 | 3589 miles

july 15th, 2015 | 2 hours ahead

When people would ask me “What kind of music I listened to,” I used to always answer, “anything except country music.” I was astonished to find that a lot of people could sympathize with that sentiment; it seemed as though country music was the universally hated genre of

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the bayou & nashville | day 14 | 3154 miles

july 14th, 2015 | 2 hours ahead

Noodling is a kind of fishing when you completely submerge your body into the water, find a “catfish hole” — a catfish’s residence — then stick your hand into it as bait. The 50 pound or so cat, then bites your hand, and you try to pull it

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josh besh & bourbon st | day 12 | 2622 miles

july 12th, 2015 | 2 hours ahead

If Nawlins is known for anything, it’s their cajun food. We had an 8 hour drive before we arrived, so we couldn’t wait to try some. We found a place off the side of the road called Crawdaddy’s Kitchen, and it was 12, so we decided to stop

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of artists & food | day 9 | 1397 miles

july 9th, 2015 | 1 hour ahead

​“full stomach and warm heart?”

she asked my grandpa in a delightfully spanish accent. Baffled that anyone could mistake him for a spanish speaking fellow, he laughed and said “I don’t speak any spanish at all. What does that mean?” She translated, “full stomach and warm heart?” And

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