Korean, Mexican flavors come together at northwest OKC’s ‘Chigama’

So, I ain’t gonna lie. I’m beat. Kristi, too. I’m lying in bed as this blog is being crafted. We’re both super busy at work. We’re both still managing multiple … Continue reading Korean, Mexican flavors come together at northwest OKC’s ‘Chigama’

Photos from trip to Denver, Coors Field, visit to National Ballpark Museum

This is a blog I wrote months ago about a trip I took last year. Mom died during the summer, so this one got shelved, but not just because of … Continue reading Photos from trip to Denver, Coors Field, visit to National Ballpark Museum

California Thinkin’: my takeaways from a trip to the Golden State

A vacation to end the summer symbolizes the start of autumn, on the calendar if not the thermometer. It won’t start to feel autumnal in Oklahoma until November. To escape … Continue reading California Thinkin’: my takeaways from a trip to the Golden State

Paco’s Tacos might have the best tortillas in America

It’s Labor Day weekend 2018, and for the second straight year, Kristi and I are taking a little vacation. Last year, it was Albuquerque. This year, it’s Southern California. And … Continue reading Paco’s Tacos might have the best tortillas in America

Pittsburgh baseball pilgrimage capped with visits to PNC Park

Of all the places I’ve traveled to in the past decade, no place has surprised me as much as Pittsburgh. I picked the Steel City three years ago as a … Continue reading Pittsburgh baseball pilgrimage capped with visits to PNC Park

Toes in the sand: Life is good in Myrtle Beach

We got to Myrtle Beach super late Wednesday night, post-midnight Thursday morning. We might have arrived sooner if I hadn’t suggested we take a not-so-quick detour to Athens, Georgia. There … Continue reading Toes in the sand: Life is good in Myrtle Beach

Breakfast with full-on Southern charm: Buttermilk Kitchen everything I expected Atlanta to be

Flew in to the ATL Tuesday night with a trip through the Deep South ahead of me. But my first mission was breakfast. A quick Google search landed me on … Continue reading Breakfast with full-on Southern charm: Buttermilk Kitchen everything I expected Atlanta to be

Cool getaway for cheap? Beavers Bend State Park brings the beauty

Oklahoma is a much more topographically diverse state than most folks think, although I love referring to John Fullbright’s “All The Time In The World:” Central Oklahoma Is my land, … Continue reading Cool getaway for cheap? Beavers Bend State Park brings the beauty

8 New Year’s resolutions for 2018

New Year’s 2018 greeted the United States with a deep freeze, colder weather than we’ve seen in these parts in half a decade. For me, that meant an evening indoors … Continue reading 8 New Year’s resolutions for 2018

3 Albuquerque highlights: UNM football, Old Town, Sandia Peak

My first trip through New Mexico came 20 years ago when some friends and I drove straight through the Land of Enchantment to Las Vegas for a buddy’s wedding. All … Continue reading 3 Albuquerque highlights: UNM football, Old Town, Sandia Peak

Stunning views atop the Empire State Building at night 

One year ago tonight, I was in New York City, the second of a three-day stay for business. Earlier in the afternoon, I visited the Hearst Building, something I had … Continue reading Stunning views atop the Empire State Building at night