The Eternal Husband

Aug 29

The Eternal Husband

Every once in a while I like to throw a classic into the mix. I had not previously read much by Fyodor Dostoevsky, and it seemed like a good time to start. I was wrong. This novella centers around Alexei Ivanovich Velchaninov and  Pavel Pavlovich Trusotsky. It is hard to discern which character is more of a douche. Alexei is a major whiner who sleeps with other...

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Ulele

Aug 26

Ulele

I was lucky enough to preview the food and drinks from the fine folks at Ulele before they opened their doors to the general public. What a treat, both in the literal and figurative sense. The fun-to-say name comes from a Native American Indian legend about the eponymous young girl who risks her very life to save another’s. The name is steeped in Florida...

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GrillSmith

Aug 15

GrillSmith

A recent Monday found this lucky gal at the original GrillSmith in Clearwater, Florida, for a celebration of ten years of fantastic food served in a luxurious setting with a family friendly vibe. Let’s just say it was just about as good as a Monday could get. I have had countless meals at GrillSmith. I am a huge fan of their Buffalo Chicken Sandwich and the...

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Wild

Aug 07

Wild

I did not think that I would enjoy this memoir by Cheryl Strayed. It was suggested to me by a friend (thanks, Alicia) that I usually trust when it comes to book selection. Could I, Supreme Hater of Nature and All Things Hiking and Camping Related, really enjoy a book about one woman’s 1000+ mile journey through the great outdoors? Apparently, the answer to...

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