Stanton’s Barbecue and Fish Camp Fly-In Restaurant

September 20, 2012 Restaurants

When visiting North Carolina over Labor Day weekend, we rode out to Stanton’s restaurant in Bennettsville, SC. I can’t think of a whole heck of a lot of places where you can find barbecue and seafood on the same menu. I can think of even fewer that offer a grass landing strip in the field [...]

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Honeymoon Part 3: Istanbul

December 17, 2011 Adventure

The third and final leg of our honeymoon was in Istanbul. Though I have a soft spot for London, Istanbul was my favorite part of our trip. The city felt alive and vibrant, with an  undercurrent of mystery. For me, Istanbul feels both old and very new. Just outside our hotel room were two ancient [...]

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Honeymoon Part 2: Paris and Versailles

November 24, 2011 Adventure

    We arrived in Paris on a bright, sunny Monday afternoon. Our hotel was walking distance from Notre Dame so we strolled over that way, soaking up the sun and gorgeous fall colors.     Later that evening we took a river tour of the Seine. It was a relaxing way to learn about the [...]

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North Carolina Weekend

August 22, 2011 Adventure

Welcome to the farm! I write often about spending time in North Carolina on my fiance’s family farm. This weekend, we went down to take care of wedding details (less than two months to go!). Though it wasn’t the typical relaxing, restful weekend we usually enjoy, I did manage to find time to snap a [...]

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4th of July Festivities

July 7, 2011 Adventure

  How did you spend the 4th of July? We lazed on porches. (Southerners love their porches.)   Listened to some bluegrass.    Took a stroll down main street.   Ate our fill of red, white, and blue.      And began shopping for one of these for next year. So sparkly. Hope you all had [...]

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Sleepy in Saluda

July 5, 2011 Adventure

  This week I’m spending time with my family in a sleepy town called Saluda. There’s not a whole lot to do here and that’s just fine with me.   Our mornings are filled with long walks around town, finding something curious and new every day. Taking in the fresh mountain air and the glorious, [...]

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