Jason Becker
May 9, 2022
April 25, 2022

Baltimore was looking pretty good again today.

Pink blossoms on trees in a park with a winding sidewalk.
March 24, 2022

I’ve had a craving for oysters for weeks.

A dozen raw oysters on ice.
March 19, 2022

Early signs of spring from the front yard.

A few flower buds begining to open on a bare tree in my yard.
March 17, 2022

Seems appropriate for today in Baltimore.

March 12, 2022

So I ordered a second by mistake. Tastes like sangria, but made with mezcal. Uh oh.

Mezcal-based drink that looks like sangria
March 11, 2022
March 10, 2022

The horchata was incredible and almost makes up for Mexico’s standardization on Coke Zero (sin azucar) instead of Diet Coke (light).

Horchata in the background; glass of Coke Zero in the foreground.

Ordering seven tacos felt like a great idea.

Overloaded tacos with al pastor and chorizo
March 7, 2022

I’m always struck by the horrible decision American cities made to reduce green space in the core street grid, favoring parks with manicured lawns over old growth trees in embedded public squares.

Trees surrounding a path with a fountain in the Zócalo.
March 6, 2022
February 27, 2022

You like garlic bread? How about when I add some roast beef and pepper jack?