Ouachita Hiking

It’s time for another Ouachita hiking weekend, although it’s a more civilized non-backpacking excursion this time.

The fall colors ought to be brilliant this weekend, as the foliage was just starting to turn two weekends ago. There is no Camp Crystal Lake* nearby, so I think it should be a splendid weekend. 🙂

Here’s wishing everyone a good Halloween weekend — thankfully, the last political weekend until the next cycle gets wound

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Linkpost: 10/30/08

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Fuegovivo seems to have improved (and needed to)

Meat Lovers’ Swordfight at Fuegovivo Churrascaria (Robb Walsh, Houston Press)

On my second visit to Fuegovivo, last week, the first thing I noticed were all the cars in the parking lot. When I stepped inside, I felt like I had walked into an entirely different restaurant. Our waiter told us that the restaurant had already replaced its first manager with a churrascaria specialist from Brazil. The new manager had made a lot of changes and business had taken

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