Petersburg National Battlefield

The Battle of Petersburg was the longest battle of the American Civil War - 9 months of trench warfare. This was an important and strategic location in the south, where 4 railroad lines met before continuing on to Richmond, Virginia (then the capital of the Confederacy). Union forces wanted to seize Petersburg as part of … Continue reading Petersburg National Battlefield

Stranger in a Strange Land – Returning to my Hometown of Richmond, VA

Itinerary: Thursday: Drive to Richmond, VA from Baltimore, MD (where I was working) Sunday: Drove back Dates: April 16-19,2015 My Odyssey:   Photos from a walk Tim, my brother and I took along the James River Walk in downtown Richmond in the fall of 2011.  This past weekend I returned to my hometown of Richmond, … Continue reading Stranger in a Strange Land – Returning to my Hometown of Richmond, VA

Madison’s Downtown DistilleryEnjoying a Friday at Old Sugar Distillery in downtown Madison, Wisconsin. A Gringo for me - a delicious blend of Mexican horchata and the distillery’s own Honey Liqueur, topped with cinnamon and nutmeg; and a Nessalla Old Fashioned for Tim - locally-made raspberry kombucha, bitters, and the distillery’s own Brandy Station. Mine was … Continue reading

Madison’s Downtown DistilleryEnjoying a Friday at Old Sugar Distillery in downtown Madison, Wisconsin. A Gringo for me - a delicious blend of Mexican horchata and the distillery’s own Honey Liqueur, topped with cinnamon and nutmeg; and a Nessalla Old Fashioned for Tim - locally-made raspberry kombucha, bitters, and the distillery’s own Brandy Station. Mine was … Continue reading