Matlacha: A Dog Friendly Fishing Village With An Art Problem

Matlacha: A Dog Friendly Fishing Village With An Art Problem

In 2014, I spent about two months in Ft. Myers, Florida.  After only two weeks in town, I was introduced as a regular at Bonita Bill’s.  Soon thereafter I met the folks at the dog-friendly Sea Gypsy Inn and began attending “secret meetings.” “Secret meeting” is friend...
Christmas on the Water

Christmas on the Water

I’m not sure if I should start with “Happy New Year” or “My apologies.” This was supposed to have been a pre-Christmas post featuring fun holiday activities on the Mississippi Gulf Coast that you could enjoy during the holiday season this year....
Penguin Palace in OKC

Penguin Palace in OKC

I’m generally not a huge fan of art museums. Not because I don’t like art but because the places are always so stuffy. No food, no drinks, no gum, no touching, and although I’ve never seen a sign that says “Quiet Please,” I always feel like the loud kid at the library...
Rock & Brews Review

Rock & Brews Review

If you find yourself driving through the heartland on your way to somewhere else and you start seeing signs for the Oz Winery, let me assure you that unless you just want to buy a $7.00 wine with a cute $13.00 label, you can skip it. This isn’t a ‘winery’, it’s a gift...
Big Jesus

Big Jesus

Eureka Springs, Arkansas is just a hop, skip, and a jump from my hometown of Fayetteville. So, I’ve been there a lot. On a sunny spring-like day the scenery and the curves make for a great drive with the top down, or a wind-in-your-face ride on a motorcycle. My first...