B.B. Kings Blues Club, Memphis TN

January 2018 While working in Memphis Tennessee last month I got a chance to visit and walk around famous Beale Street, home of the American Blues music. After walking around the street for a while, checking out both sides of the street and all the shops and restaurants along the couple of short blocks, my…

Paella Party, Placerville CA

February 2016 A few years ago I had the pleasure and good fortunate to be invited to attend a friend’s epic party up in the hills of Placerville in California. It was a fun filled afternoon and evening at a beautiful enchanted hilltop estate celebrating our friend Tim’s birthday and his annual Paella Party.

Tomukun Korean BBQ, Ann Arbor MI

January 2018 While working in Ann Arbor Michigan, another restaurant that came highly recommended was Tomukun, which is a restaurant with two sides. One side is a Noodle Bar serving Pho and more and the other (where we dined) was as described on their website, a Korean BBQ restaurant and bar in downtown Ann Arbor…

Gratzi, Ann Arbor MI

January 2018 While working in Ann Arbor Michigan this past January, my customer recommended several times that my co-workers and I head to downtown Ann Arbor to try a local favorite Italian restaurant, and so of course we went, gotta eat right? 🙂

Poor Boy Lloyds, Baton Rouge Louisiana

April 2013 While working in Baton Rouge Louisiana a few years ago, I went to a great old place in town for classic cajun, creole, southern food and found it when I had lunch one day at a place called Poor Boy Lloyd’s.

4th of July in Georgia

July 2017 We recently moved from California to the state of Georgia  and found they allow fireworks in the state, this was going to be a good 4th of July this year! Being big fans of firework shows we were ready to celebrate our first 4th of July in our new state of Georgia, with our…

Stevie Ray Vaughan Memorial, Austin Texas

March 2015 I’m a huge fan of Stevie Ray Vaughn. To me, he’s one of the greatest guitarist songwriters to ever live. He had a sound that talked straight to the soul, damn good music. Seeing the memorial to Stevie is a bucket list items for serious fan. Whenever I work in Austin, I try…

Murals by Diego Rivera, Palacio Nacional de Mexico

March 2015 One afternoon after finishing up work in Mexico City (a few years back), I dropped off my gear at the hotel, called an Uber car and hopped in and headed to the city center at the main plaza to check out some of the local history in the area. I had heard and…

Crux Fermentation Project, Bend Oregon

September 2016 Whenever I am in Bend Oregon, I try and venture out to visit as many local breweries as I can to have a chance to taste test the beers that are usually always really good. On a trip last year I visited Crux in Bend, met up with a co-worker and we had a…

Landing in Atlanta

August 2017 I’ve been flying on airplanes since I was around 6 years old when my parents would put me on a plane and send me to Chicago Illinois to spend summers with my grandparents. I don’t know why but flying still completely fascinates me every time I get on a plane (which is usually…

Lake Champlain, Burlington Vermont

August 2017 Took a recent business trip to Montreal Canada and flew into Burlington Vermont to then drive across the border into Canada to my work site. This was a very interesting, educational and fun trip. By traveling this route ended up saving a good amount of money. It turns out flying into a city…

Georgia Day Trip

July 2017 I recently moved from California to Georgia with my family a few months ago and have been busy getting unpacked, settled and set-up for a while now.  Turns out moving cross-country is a lot more work than I originally anticipated! This past weekend we finally had a chance to relax and get out…