An EPIC Summer- 4 Months in the Mediterranean – Port 1: Barcelona

This is the first post of a bunch about my adventures in Europe. I had the privilege to be the drummer for the Blue Man Group aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s EPIC ship, where we cruised through the Mediterranean for four months.  The EPIC is basically a huge floating city, complete with enough cabins for 5,000Continue reading “An EPIC Summer- 4 Months in the Mediterranean – Port 1: Barcelona”

finding limits (by getting sick on the road)

OK-  so I push too hard sometimes.  I get it.  Now I get it more than I got it before.  And I might need to get it again, although this was a tough lesson to take this time. It actually started in Athens, GA, where I decided to see if I could do bikram (hot)Continue reading “finding limits (by getting sick on the road)”

Missing Athens…

Sometimes you get a good vibe the moment you set foot in a place. Athens was one of those places. Everyone fell in love with Athens, GA from the moment we showed up. What a cool town. It’s rather small, and the downtown is actually only a couple of blocks long, but its cram packedContinue reading “Missing Athens…”

Great food, wine and Salsa dancing!

Had a great time at Tapas 177 last night! I was so happy when we walked downstairs to find a live salsa band, and they were killin it! I’ve actually played in salsa bands before, and have listened to the music for years, so I know when it’s good, and these guys were the realContinue reading “Great food, wine and Salsa dancing!”

Home (hotel) cookin!

Since I’ve been here in Cincinnati, and after I found the Findlay market, I’ve been cooking fish in the apartment almost every night. The only drawback I suppose is that my apartment suite smells like fish! This is a dish that I was cooking a lot while I was here. As per my wife’s recommendation,Continue reading “Home (hotel) cookin!”

Today’s Lunch!

How about an avocado, basil pepper chicken sandwich on toasted Multi-grain bread with grape tomatoes, olive oil mayo, and pesto spread! Delicious! The chicken was precooked and flavored from Findlay Market. Got the hand made pesto spread there too! Findlay Market is a farmer’s market type place, close to downtown Cinci, that’s open 6 daysContinue reading “Today’s Lunch!”