Monthly Archive: April 2012

Apr 21

Hawkinsville Harness Race

Hawkinsville’s annual Harness Races were going down, so we decided to see what it was all about. So far we’ve seen much more track prep than track useage, but it’s pretty neat once they get going.

Apr 18

Swiney Goodness

Since I was in Chicago, I figured I had to have at least one memorable meal. PFred recommended the Purple Pig, and it was really close to the hotel, so it was a easy decision.
Since pork was the specialty, we enjoyed the following:

Milk braised pork shoulder with smashed potatoes
Pork jowl on asparagus, toast and a …

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Apr 05

Destination: Golden Driller

I didn’t realize that with all the trips to Tulsa, OK, I hadn’t ever taken the family by the Golden Driller. I have memories of the driller going back to at least early grade school, and now the fam got to behold the majesty of the world’s tallest free standing sculpture!