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More on the Mississippi Delta

It goes without saying that the Mississippi Delta, the swath of land between the Mississippi and the Yazoo Rivers on the western edge of the state, is a land of contrasts. I can’t do the few days I spent there … Continue reading

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Taylor Grocery & Restaurant

I can count my “incredible dining experiences” on my ten fingers. They don’t happen that often. The latest happened during a handful of days last week in  Mississippi. It’s one of those dining experiences that makes me want to rely … Continue reading

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Kansas City

Matthew and I ended up with a couple of extra vacation days this fall so we took a jaunt down to Kansas City for an extended weekend. I’ve been going to KC since I was a little kid. This trip … Continue reading

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Summertime in the South

I spent a few days in Savannah, Georgia and on Hilton Head Island over the Fourth of July weekend with my husband’s family, and we had a great time. We spent our first full day, July 4, on Hilton Head. I … Continue reading

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New Orleans: Stuff we did

Right after our plane landed in New Orleans last week, we dropped luggage off at our hotel and headed straight to the Maple Leaf Bar to hear some music, courtesy of the Rebirth Brass Band. I’d never seen a bar so … Continue reading

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New Orleans: What we ate

Eating in New Orleans is serious business. I knew this going into my vacation last week, and as I downloaded my photos and reviewed my Instagram account, it became pretty clear that food was indeed the main thing we did … Continue reading

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Life lately

A few snaps from what I’ve been doing lately. Last Saturday I spent the day in Lincoln for what Matthew deemed “The Lincoln Day of Fun.” And it was fun. Top to bottom: A snap at one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Nebraska City

Over Labor Day weekend, Matthew and I drove down to Nebraska City. Normally we’d have waited until the Applejack Festival — read all about it in today’s World-Herald if you want to go — but we decided to avoid massive … Continue reading

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China in a dozen days

Last night we hung out with our China traveling partners, Courtney and Michael. Courtney leaves Nebraska on Wednesday. The next time we see her, we’ll all be in Beijing. Time seems to have flown since my first post about China, … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Paul Kulik on Vinitaly, part three

Today is the third and final Omavore guest post from Paul Kulik, chef and owner of Omaha’s Boiler Room and a James Beard Award semifinalist. Paul and I prowled Omaha looking for spaghetti in March just days before he left … Continue reading

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