Archive for October, 2009

a sign of hospitality, with milk

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

To many, a pineapple symbolizes hospitality. To me, it’s a tea kettle. Last weekend, whilst dress shopping, my mom and I stopped in to visit her cousin, as she lives in the area. We came unannounced and despite the surprise, the water in her tea kettle was practically boiling before we had a chance to […]

trina’s starlight lounge

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

The menu says it all. The newly opened Trina’s Starlight Lounge is a Southern-style restaurant that has a retro feel and a hip atmosphere. The buzz created before the official opening was incredible and for that reason alone, I knew I wanted to go. To celebrate, my friends and I checked it out last week […]

my route

Monday, October 5th, 2009

The River Lee in Cork, Ireland pretty much begs you to run beside it. It is wide in some parts, narrow in others, and it winds through the city into the outskirts of town, disappearing in the trees and farms that make up the city’s suburbs. I used to run on that river almost every […]