The Best of Times



Charles Dickens opens his magnificent love story, A Tale of Two Cities, set during the tumultuous French Revolution with these immortal words:

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.


In today’s world, even in the United States of America, we loudly complain about how bad […]

The Historic Inns of Ohio #3


The Red Brick Tavern

America is and has always been a nation on the move.

In the eighteen hundreds as the young United States of America began moving and settling west the need for roads, inns, and restaurants was a necessity.

The east to west National Road was one […]

Keeping Up With the Latest Food News


I have been hoarding some food news for a month or so. None of these topics merited a full post. However, I thought you might be interested in some of the information and these stories.

The topics range from more bogus research – this time about fish, to people abusing prescription drugs, to […]