Music City, Not Just About the Eats

Our trip to Vanderbilt for Family Weekend 2016 was more about hanging out with the kid and his classmates.  We made it to campus only once (family weekend is really for the freshman parents, lol) and that was for Vanderbilt’s program Strong Inside: Storytelling, Music and Performance.  Last year we did not attend the student…

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All Things Southern, Nashville

After returning from Houston we were home just long enough to reassure Sammy we hadn’t abandoned him, water the plants, do some laundry, repack our suitcase and head out to Nashville to see Jordan.  Family weekend has become an excuse to spend some time with Jordan’s classmates’ families.  Jordan has made some great friends at school and…

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She’s Baaaaack….Guest Blogger Jamie!

Hello!  This is Jamie!  I know I know, it’s been a while, blame the Rice bioengineering department.  Don’t worry, I’ve missed you guys, too. I’m currently sitting in the car typing this; it is the first hour of a 12 hour drive back to Houston from Nashville. Okay, I lied. I’m going to be honest,…

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Quest for the Holy Biscuit

I might have mentioned my obsessive tendencies when it comes to food.  For the most part I can control it but there are certain dishes that stay on the brain and whenever the opportunity arises, i.e. a restaurant that features it or I find a new recipe…I AM COMPELLED TO TRY IT.  This is true…

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All Things Porksidered (Chinese BBQ Pork)

Blog vacation is over…the vacation wasn’t intentional, it just kind of happened.  That’s life for you.  We just got back from Nashville where our kid Jordan goes to school.  We walked the campus, met his roommates’ families, went to the football game (they won!),  attended a couple of lectures and spent time with Wes’s classmate from…

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BOB….Biscuits on the Brain

Maybe its because I have two kids in college in the south, or maybe its just because who in their right mind doesn’t like biscuits, it is my current obsession. When I was a kid, scratch biscuits came out of a can with a chubby dough boy on the outside, pop the can open, ta-da, biscuits in…

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