holding a grudge…

There is a famous quote, “holding a grudge is letting someone live rent free in your head.”  I’m not sure who exactly said it, but, sometimes I feel they knew me…really well. Grudges are something that I’ve always excelled at. The hard part, is that as a normal person, it was a relatively short list….

on family

I spent the better part of the afternoon making some fried chicken and crumble bars to take on a trip to see family tomorrow.  It is, for us, an important trip – we are going to see Jim’s niece and her new husband in their home.  And with that simple visit, this trip will bring…

The Restaurant Business: My own personal state of the union

I’ve tried to take a few moments to start writing down some of the history of our time at the restaurants.  It finally feels like a good process – not all good, not all bad. I am trying to allow some space for the good memories, and the memories that mean something to have some…