Zero to Sixty

Leaving JFK airport in NYC . . . hopefully! Relatively speaking, this winter in the Virginia/D.C. area has been mild. Last year's historic snowfalls make this winter seem practically balmy, but it seems that New York is getting the lion's share of snow days this year. I left my home last Wednesday morning at 5:30 … Continue reading Zero to Sixty

Sleep Required!

It is currently Wednesday,10 o'clock p.m. Pacific time, which makes it Thursday, 1 o'clock a.m. Eastern time. This means I am LATE with my daily blog post. Having only slept about ninety minutes last night and having spent the day traveling and them running to and from appointments and errands in Las Vegas, today's "official" … Continue reading Sleep Required!

The Comfort Food Series, Part 2

The cold weather is keeping me hungry, so here we have installment number 2 of The Comfort Food Series. The Hot Brown I'll start with a new comfort food introduced to me in Kentucky. The Hot Brown. Created at the Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky, the open-faced Hot Brown combines turkey and bacon, topped with … Continue reading The Comfort Food Series, Part 2

Three Truths and a Lie, No.1

Which one do you think is the lie? There is not one thoroughbred racetrack or registered polo club in all of Nevada. The Sands was the first resort hotel on the Strip. I am moving to Las Vegas next month. Lake Mead is the largest reservoir in the United States. Leave a comment with your … Continue reading Three Truths and a Lie, No.1

The Comfort Food Series, Part 1

It all started with the mention of a burger. Well, technically I guess it started with the Travel Channel program on the best burger joints, but once that program spawned a burger craving in my new friend, Jamie, she tweeted about it and the tweets just started flitting back and forth with our favorite comfort … Continue reading The Comfort Food Series, Part 1

Year’s End 2010, Part 2

August: Saratoga Racing Ah . . . Saratoga, the August place to be. Sadly, this was the first summer in six years that I was not a full-time Saratoga resident. Admittedly, I watched the races with full paddock coverage almost daily from my iPhone or my computer via TwinSpires.com, so I did catch a lot of what I would … Continue reading Year’s End 2010, Part 2