What Did Tennessee? What Arkansas: The Conclusion of a Vacation Well Spent

Remember at the beginning of this adventure when I A-Teamingly hinted that I liked when a plan comes together?  The objective of this trip was for four old friends to visit Memphis and travel to Fayetteville to see Florida take Continue reading

The trek to Fayetteville, Part “And Then There Were” Four

The Don Calvino finally arrived early Friday morning bearing gifts: a beautiful bottle of Bajan rum, officially making it the first bottle of Mount Gay to travel from Barbados to Atlanta to Memphis to Fayetteville and then to Tampa.  Somebody Continue reading

The trek to Arkansas, Part “And Then There Were” Three

“Memphis is a city that hums and thrums. Its song is constant.” Robert Gordon, Respect Yourself: Stax Records and the Soul Explosion I have a few US cities left on my “to-visit” bucket list.  For example, I’ve never been to Continue reading

The Trek to Fayetteville, Arkansas

I love it when a plan comes together.  I hate it when one doesn’t. As a (two-time) graduate of the University of Florida, I’ve seen countless games at the stadium that is currently known as Steve Spurrier Florida Field at Continue reading

My journey to Augusta, Part Four: The course, of course and a pictorial

The drive from Charlotte to Augusta, Georgia takes about three hours. First take I-77 South for about an hour and a half, until you hit Columbia, South Carolina.  Then take 20 West for another hour and change until arriving in Continue reading

My journey to Augusta National, Part One

With all this talk of a record Mega Millions payout, the news that I had struck lottery gold actually came long before that. My lottery tickets, to Augusta National, arrived in my mailbox a month earlier. I booked my flight, Continue reading