Tag archive for fond memories

Farmer’s Markets & Lollygagging

The title says it all. These are two of my favorite pastimes, tossed in of course with a healthy dose of people watching. And let me tell you, Farmer’s Markets are prime locations for witnessing some of the most interesting people and behavior around. What…

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Giving Thanks for Lollipops, Strawberries and Chicken

This year, I relived the real magic of a traditional Thanksgiving with some dear friends of mine. I traveled all of the way out to sunny California to cook a full Turkey Day meal for about eight people. Crazy? Maybe. At least that is what…

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Sun Drenched Nostalgia in Surf City

In the words of Family Guy’s legendary character Quagmire, “Aren’t I just the worst?” (Giggity). Chalk that up to words I never thought I would utter, but what I mean here is far different than any of the funny man’s phrases. I say that I…

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The Fun Also Rises: Dewey Beach 15th Annual Running of the Bull

Ok, ok. So I can’t take ownership of that clever heading. The credit for that gem goes out to my friend Sue Kinzie and her brilliantly crafted 2006 article in the Washington Post, which I highly recommend perusing if you have a moment to get…

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Recollections of an East Coast Spain

Every so often, I stumble across a great memory from my days living in cities other than DC that makes all of my travels worth the effort. I don’t know whether it’s a negative or a positive to say that I have lived like a…

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