Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

I wanna know, how did people live in Texas before air conditioning was invented? We’ve been in the triple digits for a while now with heat warnings every day this week and it’s just miserable outside. Whew!

Nobody wants to cook, nor do we want to eat heavy, hot meals in this weather. Gotta have…

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RV Fit Yet?

If you’re like us, life in lockdown has really been a disruption. Since we’ve been avoiding unnecessary travel and even outings during the pandemic, our activity levels have definitely taken a hit. Boredom, easy access to comfort/junk food, canceled running events (thus, lack of motivation),

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Adding Adventure to Our Adventures

When Sandy and I began discussing plans for our Alaska trip next summer, one of the things we really wanted to do was cross the Arctic Circle and make it all the way to the Arctic Ocean. Since we were not able to make this trip during our first Alaska/Canada adventure in 2016, it ranked high on our priority

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Coleto Creek Park

Our Rating:
4/5

We’ve developed a biennial tradition of camping with our Crazy Train buddies at Coleto Creek Park for the 4th of July holiday weekend. Since this was our first actual camping trip that since the COVID-19 issues sidelined us in March, we got

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Roasted Ratatouille

One of the good things about #stayinghome is that we’ve got a little garden going in our front yard. Our Japanese eggplants and our tomatoes have been VERY productive so far! ⁠

My current eggplant obsession is this Roasted Ratatouille. It’s so easy that I keep making it again and again, …

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New Horizons (aka The Origins of dtw.life)

Many of you have followed my story at fatmanontherun.com and you may have noticed I have been AWOL for a few months on the blog. Nothing wrong here, I’ve just been thinking a lot about where that blog was headed and what expectations were for the future. I kinda feel like the transformation story 

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Shakshuka

So, we’re back from the beach and it’s #meatlessmonday. What to eat? Have you ever had Shakshuka? Fun to say, fun to make, fun to eat – and you probably have the ingredients in your pantry!

Tunisian in origin, #shakshuka is eggs poached in a spiced tomato and pepper sauce. My favorite…

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