Greatest Hits

St. Louis’ Greatest Hits

September 24, 2012

The Hollicks’ Top Ten in St. Louis, MOThe saying really is true: It’s not quantity but quality that counts. Our short three-week St. Louis stay could have been disastrous, from many accounts. We kept noticing one annoying thing after another in our dismal vacation rental. My neck was still a-killin’ me. And oh yes, there […]

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Houston’s Greatest Hits

September 11, 2012

The Hollicks’ Top Ten in Houston, TXAfter five weeks in Texas, I’ve learned my share of local idioms, so you shall see them respectfully peppered throughout this Best Of post in italics. And when I look back on how fit to be tied I was about the problems in our corporate apartment in Houston, I […]

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Detour: A Girls’ Weekend in Portland

September 4, 2012

Tell me, friends: what’s the best destination for a God-I-need-a-break-from-touring mommy, to celebrate the bachelorette-hood of her college best friend? Miami. Vegas. New Orleans. Atlantic City. Portland. Duh! This was our magnificent view of Mount Hood from Portland’s Council Crest Park. Since my bestie Anita wanted a “chill, nature-filled foodie retreat” and our other best […]

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Greenville’s Greatest Hits

July 29, 2012

The Hollicks’ Top Ten in Greenville, SCWe Hollicks left our hearts in Greenville. After the three back-to-back party cities of New Orleans, Orlando and Miami, it felt good to just slow down, surrender to a daily routine, and leisurely romance a sweet, beautiful city instead of hitting various places hard and fast. Now that I’ve […]

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Miami’s Greatest Hits

July 4, 2012

The Hollicks’ Top Ten in Miami, FLAdios, Miami. With an ant infestation, terrible customer service, dreary weather, and oh yeah, a cannibalism attack a few blocks away, Miami may very well have been a total bust if it weren’t for our good friends A.J. and Molly showing us around and helping us out with Max. […]

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Orlando’s Greatest Hits

June 15, 2012

The Hollicks’ Top Ten in Orlando, FLSince we arrived in Greenville, SC this week, I am officially two cities behind in posting our Top Ten for Orlando. The Type-A part of me is embarassed! And the other part of me is just relieved I didn’t black out for the entire time we were there. Orlando […]

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New Orleans’ Greatest Hits

April 20, 2012

The Hollicks’ Top Ten in New Orleans, LA What is it they say — veni, vedi, veci? We came, we saw, we conquered New Orleans. No, wait, I stand corrected: New Orleans conquered us. Mike and I have been joking that there’s a secret voodoo additive in the Creole and Cajun food here that makes […]

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Richmond’s Greatest Hits

March 16, 2012

The Hollicks’ Top Ten in Richmond, VA Can a city still be a blur and memorable at the same time? Yes, Richmond, yes! Who knew you’d be so kid-friendly, Richmond? Who knew you’d have so many delicious places to dine? And what’s up with your zany, schizophrenic weather patterns? It would snow one day, then […]

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