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The Greenbrier’s Julep

Mint Julep at the Greenbrier

Long before Churchill Downs put a julep in the hands of race-watchers and hat-wearers, those  summering at The Greenbrier were sipping on these wonderfully refreshing libations.

Within hours of our arrival today, Matt and I found ourselves sitting in the lobby, under the Gone With the Wind chandelier, toasting to summer and lives well lived.

So, here’s to summer, here’s to history, and here’s to experiences.

Like my mama always said, “Go out there and make ‘rocking chair memories.'” Continue reading

There is a Place Called Luckenbach

Luckenbach, TexasUnder the canopies of 500 year-old oaks, there is a place where everybody is somebody.

Under the skies of the Lone Star State, there is a place imagined by a dreamer and captured forever in the lines of song.

Under the lights of a dancehall and a full moon, there is a place of legend, a Texas backwoods Camelot.

There is a place called Luckenbach. Continue reading

Traveling & Eating


Summer SaladA wonderful part about traveling is planning to eat at great restaurants at your destinations. We usually walk away with a great experience AND ideas.

After eating at New York City’s The Polo Bar, Matt walked away saying it was one of the best steaks he ever had, and I walked away wanting to redecorate our home in hunter green and equestrian art… maybe my mom has an old bridle I could hang on the wall?  But, that’s for another post!

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