Tag: america

  • image shows a leaky pipe

    #109 Remember to Get Insurance

    A quarter-life crisis led Adam to leave the Cape Cod America dream to find out what Europe had to offer.

  • Episode 89 - The Great Exchange

    #89 The Great Exchange

    How is it when the tables are turned? We talk to Anna, a Swede that lived a year in Texas as a high school exchange student. Culture shock reversed!

  • Slow news day?

    So….. he’s an average American.

  • Customs video FAIL

    As usual, when we arrived in the U.S. last month, we were subjected to a special video that re-played every three minutes while we waited in the long line at […]

  • Christmas ideas pt. 2

    On my online quest for ideas to put on my wish list, I have come across this wizard hat for cats. I don’t have a cat, but if I could […]

  • Star Spangled Underwear

    As I was pulling on my American flag underwear this morning, I started to think about how strange it is that people get so upset about “desecrating the flag” while […]

  • Deep-fried Twinkies

    On the same theme as yesterday, yet ANOTHER reason I gained 5 pounds on vacation.

  • Snack time in Texas

    Bacon-wrapped jalapenos stuffed with cheese. Just one of the many reasons I gained 5 pounds on our trip.

  • The Bacon Truck!


  • Great parenting

    Get out there and roll on the grass! That’s what we did when we were kids and we liked it! No, I’m not charging your gameboy. Now git!

  • Excuse me, you forgot our 4th onion ring order

    We’re 4 people at this table. How do we survive on this tiny amount of food?  #GiantStomachsAfter2WeeksInTX

  • Texas in the eyes of my children

    I like to give my kids cameras on all trips to encourage them to take pictures of what is most interesting and important to them.  Today I give you photos […]

  • This is why we can’t stay more than a month

    One month in Texas = 10 lbs (that’s 5 kilos for the rest of the world!) I give you evidence:

  • Baytown Outlaws

    I grew up in Baytown, Texas, just outside of Houston. I usually just tell people I’m from Houston since it’s more well known (and I pause for the required, “Houston, […]

  • 4th of July in Texas

    It’s that time of year again! 4th of July – and we’re spending it in Texas. Let me write the equivalent of a school essay to help explain the 4th […]

  • Boston

    We’re currently in Boston for the first time. As I’m scheduling this before we leave, I have nothing real to write about the place yet other than I’m hoping we […]

  • BlueBell off the shelves. Texas mourns.

    As anyone living in Texas or the southern U.S. knows, BlueBell ice cream is one of the best things to come out of Texas. Most Texans eat nothing else. Recently, […]

  • Tag lines

    While pre-publishing a post for next week (I’ll be on vacation) about politics and Europe, I was suggested certain tags for my post in order to publicize it. I’m still […]

  • America

    I’ve had two jobs now where I’m supposed to encourage others to eat healthy.  Then this turns up. Why do I bother? (Ok, if offered…. I’m still gonna try it.)

  • Happy birthday America

    Today is American Independence day.  To celebrate, I give you the greatest thing I’ve seen this summer on our American trip: