Author Archives: JoAnna

MOVING ON – FROM FOOD INTOLERANCES TO COMBAT SPORTS

“Don’t count the days; make the days count.” – Muhammad Ali It’s been YEARS since I updated this site, which means I (obviously) moved on to other things. Writing about food, travel, and drink was enjoyable for a time but it lost its sheen after awhile. Which isn’t to say I’m no longer obsessive about food—I […]

Good Things Come to Those Who Wait: Holiday Merrymaking

“A good holiday is one that is spent among people whose notions of time are vaguer than yours.” – J.B. Priestley

 My how time flies. December has rolled around once again and – as it has been the last few years – it’s shaping up to be a busy month. There’s work to be done and […]

The Road Less Travelled: Getting Lucky in Kentucky

I’ve been south in the US, but never to any of the former confederate states (read: Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina) with the exception of Texas and Florida. And while it’s a part of the country I find forever intriguing, it is hard to plan a trip when there are options like California, Oregon, […]

Top Travel Blogs: #SeeTheWorld Creation Curation – Part IV

As part of the successful #SeeTheWorld chat on Twitter, @TheCultureur and @rovingaltruist have been expanding the #SeeTheWorld community and are pleased to bring you the Creation Curation initiative. As you probably know, there’s plenty of content to sift through on the Internet – some of it great and some, well, not so much – so with that in mind we decided to help […]

Writing’s on the Wall – Bidding Adieu to NYC’s 5 Pointz

Under the cover of night on November 19, 2013, painters quietly ran their brushes along exposed brick and concrete walls to cover the 5Pointz building with a slick of white. It was an act that marked the end of a long battle that was fought between the owners of the building and the artists who fought […]