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My second author this wants to go to one of my favorite cities - New . So we're sitting with a view of the Mississippi at Cafe Maspero. Mint tea, daiquiris, a bit of voodoo around the next corner. Seafood! Give me more. Forget the interview. I want to stroll the Riverwalk, eat oyster po'boys, buy some hot sauce, take a swamp tour, do some fishing...what? Stop tapping my shoulder. Let me walk…Continue
Added by Stephen Lawrence Brayton on September 25, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments
I pick up the first of this week's featured authors. She sets the controls and we're off to Ireland. We end up enjoying tea in front of a crackling fire in a little cottage in...
well, somewhere in the wilds of Eire. I'm not sure where we are, but it's a fascinating place to get away from it all. You can smell the grandeur of the country in the air. Enjoy a scruffy dog dozing by the fire.
Added by Stephen Lawrence Brayton on September 25, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments
Unfortunately, I have a problem with something very similar: nodding and smiling when I don't care what they are saying.
Both of these pertain to impressions. Of course, you've heard the old adage that…Continue
Added by Stephen Lawrence Brayton on September 18, 2015 at 10:58pm — No Comments
I thoroughly enjoy my featured authors because they take me to places I might not ever go myself. Today, we're in a cedar log cabin somewhere in the Bitterroot Mountains of Idaho. Below us is a stream where we caught our limit of trout. This after a trek through the wilderness – so I've done my exercising today. The hired chef is grilling the fish, given my guest her Manhattan. I brought along a dry white from Nearwood Winery in Knoxville, where…Continue
Added by Stephen Lawrence Brayton on September 11, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments
First week of September but summer is not over quite yet. This week's featured author wants to hit the beach. But not just any beach, one just outside the noisy throng of...Bangkok. That ol' hot sun is tempered by a cool breeze and around us is a lush oasis with the piece de resistance...a forty foot waterfall. We sit on a log and just enjoy…Continue
Added by Stephen Lawrence Brayton on September 4, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments