texas, oh texas!

We just got back from a vacation to our home state. I had half a dozen kolaches, twelve bad hair days (ugh, humidity!), and more sushi in one sitting than I think I’ve ever had before. I ate so much at every meal, in fact, that I didn’t really feel hungry for 6 straight days. Texas food will do that to you.

You don't see clouds like this in Ohio

We brought Nick’s DSLR and two film cameras, and still only managed to take pictures with our cell phones. But really, I couldn’t pass up a shot of that sky.

Houston

Anyone that has spoken to me at all in the past year (especially Nick) has probably heard me complain about the state of Columbus grocery stores, so the trip wouldn’t have been complete without a couple stops at Fiesta, The Best Grocery Store of All Time. I picked up a few things I’ve been doing without in Ohio: muscovado, pearl sugar, grey sea salt, and of course, La Costena Home Style Mexican Salsa. I also scored about a foot and a quarter’s worth of some amazing records, which I safely transported back to Ohio between the layers of clothes in my bulging suitcase (thanks, Lou!). The best acquisition of the trip was probably a present from my sister:

ghostNow I just have to find a frame and a place to hang it!

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3 Responses to texas, oh texas!

  1. Jacob says:

    I don’t even know what muscovado is.

  2. Jessica says:

    it’s an unrefined cane sugar that retains the natural molasses of the sugar cane. It’s fancy brown sugar.

  3. Nick says:

    I don’t even know what muscovado is.

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