Moving out West does not grant one the privilege to say they live in California. One must acclimate to the climate, both environmental and cultural. There are norms and rules out West, but above all else one must understand California is not a state, but a state of mind.
It turns out we did make it out of the desert alive and ready to tell the tale. We come back to you now, emerging from the vast Texan landscape in El Paso. Be sure to grab some of the greasiest food around and get into the proper mindset of traveling with us.
California, the Golden State, the Land of Milk and Honey, the Bear Republic if you will, is the number one agricultural producer in the U.S. There are almost 80,000 farms and ranches that make up over 25 million acres of land, and yield 46.4 billion dollars annually. California leads the nation in avocados, figs, carrots, eggplants, … Continue reading Two Little Piggies Went to the Market
Hi everyone, As you know, we recently moved to California to ~start new lives~. We sold all our stuff and road tripped here, and were met with sunshine and farmers markets galore. But there is a slightly less glamorous part of our adventure: housing. Because we moved here without full time jobs, we haven’t been … Continue reading Living in AirBnBs
Dear North Carolina, Thank you for keeping us full of chicken biscuits and Cheerwine for the past twenty-something years. Every hangover, early morning, sick day or stressful afternoon has been met with a greasy stomach ache, some burps and the tender, crumblin’ arms of a local biscuit place. In every small town you can find … Continue reading An ode to NC