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Euro Vittles

Euro Vittles

Well, not just vittles. Some beverages and drinking spots must also be included. Gay bars, too, because, well, “all your appetites,” reads the tagline. The source material is a trip with friends and family during Thanksgiving week 2014 to Paris and Zurich. We were, altogether, my mother, Dora; husband, Fernando; niece, Quinn; pals Brent and...
Bonita Birthday

Bonita Birthday

While there’s certainly an argument to be made that this blog is nothing but Fernando birthday reports, let’s just move on. This time I took him to San Juan, where we met up with Jenny. You may remember Jenny from “Fernando Takes Manhattan.” With her Puerto Rican heritage, among other reasons, she was great to...
DCA-PHL-SJU-CLT-JFK-DCA Whew!

DCA-PHL-SJU-CLT-JFK-DCA Whew!

While there will be some San Juan to follow, I’m starting with just the trip report. Just the airports, planes, ups and downs. When I worked out the itinerary, I went out of my way – and paid a bit more – to get us on US Airways’ flagship A330-200. With Silver Preferred, I bought...
Big Easy Birthday

Big Easy Birthday

You’ve seen him take Manhattan. You’ve seen his birthday dinner in Prague. This year, I chose New Orleans for Fernando’s birthday. Unlike many birthdays past, it was not a surprise. He was obligated to hit the Daytona 500 in February for his father’s birthday, so I let the cat out to the bag so he’d...
All-American road trip, Wilmington style

All-American road trip, Wilmington style

Fernando’s car, Maude, which he’s owned for about five years, doesn’t get out much. Sure, she’s all over D.C., but I think her odometer has clocked about a dozen miles. It would be even fewer if Fernando didn’t hate his feet so much. A road trip for us means heading to Rehoboth. Any farther and...