Granddaddy’s Farm Fresh Market

On a sunny Saturday morning, I was in a dark mood – too many things going on around me that seemed totally out of my control. I had to get out of the house, stop brooding and do something pleasant and cheap. I needed some onions and potatoes, so I knew exactly where I needed […]

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Redland Market Village in Homestead, Florida

Miss G., the little chicken and I went to the market to get some veggies and eat some Salvadorean food. Redland Market Village is about 20 minutes from where we live if I take the back roads. After living in Miami for over 30 years, it is a shame that it took me such a […]

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Relax Your Soul At Redland Ranch In Miami

The little one had been obsessed with trying honeycomb for a while so when we found a place where we could get real ones, we headed in that direction, especially as it was so close to home. What we found when we entered Redland Ranch was a little paradise – a beautiful green area chock-a-block […]

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Fresh Boiled Peanuts

Another Sunday drive, another opportunity to spend quality time with family while feeling vegetables, tasting unusual fruits and people watching at Robert is Here. This time my attention focused on one of the signs outside that said “Fresh Boiled Peanuts”. My father asked, what are those, people boil peanuts? I said that it was a […]

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A Sunday Drive

On certain Sundays, my brother likes to go to the Everglades to take pictures of wildlife. He invites us sometimes and in spite of my laziness, I feel that I have to go, that little trips like this are good for the soul. The Everglades is quite a magical place. At this time of the year […]

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Pinecrest Wayside Market in Miami

I only had one of my chickens with me, so I took the baby one  to have a snow cone. It was really a nice place to chill and relax. This little market has been around since 1948 and has a very relaxed vibe. Everybody is friendly and full of smiles. They serve shakes, snow […]

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