Austin, Texas

Austin is a FUN city, especially for live music enthusiasts (think Austin City Limits and South by Southwest music festival). Spectacular natural elements provide the perfect background to a vibrant and hip city, capturing our interest and awe instantly.

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Houston and Galveston, Texas

Mighty Texas weather might unleash some nasty storms even in the dead of winter, so we watched the forecast carefully before leaving Louisiana early January 2019. We postponed our arrival into Houston for a day, allowing for a tornado-filled storm front to pass.

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Kale and Spinach Recipes

Although I’m not generally a fan of kale (and I’m still looking for a good recipe for kale chips), I am a fan of spinach. I selected two recipes that sound good to me: Kale and Cannellini Bean Soup and Saag Paneer.

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The Anti-Cancer Mob: Cruciferous Vegetables

Known for releasing a less-than-desirable odor when cooked, these little stinkers make up for it in healthy nutrients. Cruciferous vegetables are not only the most powerful anti-cancer foods in existence, but they are also the most nutrient-dense of all vegetables.

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