Mini-Reunion at the Minas Grill

Mini-Reunion at the Minas Grill

Many of my family were raised in Brazil. So it is no wonder we enjoy Brazilian food and good company. And where better to find this rare combination than at the Minas Grill in Marietta Georgia. Since some of my family, at least in the Eastern portion of the US, were...
Heading to Atlanta for Family Meet-up

Heading to Atlanta for Family Meet-up

Today we are headed down to Atlanta to meet with many family members. Some are coming from far away, to see the total solar eclipse. But today we gather at Minas Grill for a prolonged breakfast. Mines Grill is a unique store. It combines assistance to Brazilians,...
Dayton Tennessee Eclipse Hot Spot

Dayton Tennessee Eclipse Hot Spot

Dayton Tennessee A small city lies just north of Chattanooga Tennessee by the name of Dayton. Dayton, TN, also known as “Monkey Town”, is most famously known for the 1925 Scopes Trial, where John Thomas Scopes was tried and convicted for teaching that man...
Abingdon, Virginia – A Hidden Gem

Abingdon, Virginia – A Hidden Gem

Abingdon Virginia – A Hidden Gem My wife and I have stopped at Abingdon, Virginia every time we travel to and return from our favorite vacation spot – Snowshoe Mountain, West Virginia. Abingdon is at the halfway point between our home and Snowshoe. For...
Great Lake Trip – Day 15 – Michigan

Great Lake Trip – Day 15 – Michigan

Covington Kentucky The drive down to Cincinnati and across the mighty Ohio River into Covington, Kentucky was safe and uneventful. We stayed at a Holiday Inn just over the bridge which was pretty unimpressive. Once again we got a choice room on the opposite side from...