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Bike date at Five Bistro

This is one of those “it’s been so long ago, is it even worth writing about now” posts, but the answer is yes, because, long ago, on the last Friday in June, we had a really lovely dinner — one … Continue reading

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Portland eats

We embarked on our Portland trip with a long list of recommended restaurants, and a good bit of our time there (and most of the money we spent) revolved around food — the norm for us.  We needed plenty of … Continue reading

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When in Rome . . .

. . . eat Indian food???  Absolutely! When we were in Italy last spring, our first dinner in Rome came after we’d been traveling in other parts of the country for over a week, and, quite frankly, we were ready … Continue reading

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Weekend bicycling whirlwind

The weekend’s bike trips (and restaurant visits — three in one weekend!!!): Friday South Grand — Lunch at Basil Spice, a Thai restaurant, with Matthew and my FIL.  We dined while watching construction work on the South Grand Great Streets … Continue reading

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Farmhaus, a review

On Thursday night, after a week of wrangling middle schoolers on bicycles in increasingly hot temperatures, I mustered the will to hop back on the bike for a dinner date.  We were torn between Stellina Pasta Cafe (an old favorite) … Continue reading

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Sausage on the side

Everything about the vegetable and sausage panini at Bixby’s in the Missouri History Museum sounded good to me.  Everything but the sausage, that is.  I would have ordered sans sausage, but my grandpa offered to eat the sausage.  I doubt … Continue reading

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Hibernating

Are there any animals that hibernate in summer?  If so, I want to be one of them — crawl into a dark, cool cave and not emerge until the temperature returns to somewhat sane levels (i.e., below 80-degrees). On Friday … Continue reading

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