An Ode (of sorts) to Saint Christopher

From my limited understanding, Saint Christopher is a popular saint among travelers (among many others).  I've heard stories of travelers carrying Saint Christopher medallions or placing small statuettes on the dashboard as protection on a journey.  I've never been particularly religious - we went to Midnight Mass a few times.  But I've given this Saint Christopher … Continue reading An Ode (of sorts) to Saint Christopher

Finding something off the beaten track…on the beaten track

Have you ever walked (or driven, or whatever) past something regularly, on your normal route somewhere?  It's easy enough to do.  I do it all the time.  When it catches my eye the first time, I'll think to myself, "Oh cool.  I'll need to go check that out."  And invariably I forget until the next … Continue reading Finding something off the beaten track…on the beaten track

A (Culinary) Tale of Two Brothers

The Cameron brothers are two of the smiliest, friendliest guys you'll meet in town.  Their passion and their zen are enviable and infectious.  Their passion (and their zen) is comfort food. Ginger-haired (and often ginger-whiskered) Hari runs the kitchen at a(muse); his younger brother Orion, with nearly-waist-length brown dreadlocks, is usually found bouncing around one … Continue reading A (Culinary) Tale of Two Brothers