Aside from the obvious temperature differences, the other clear sign that I’m not in Saint Paul anymore is the surrounding flora. I’m starting to get used to it, but I now live in a place that has palm trees – big ones and small, prehistoric looking ones. For decades palm trees only meant vacation. My... Continue Reading →
Not Overrated: A Series Episode 1: San Antonio: The Saga.
I’m often skeptical about things that guidebooks, user-review websites, or visitor bureaus describe as a “must see.” Sometimes that skepticism is spot on and the place in question is schlocky, underwhelming, or so overrun with tourists that it can’t be enjoyed. In San Antonio, however, I’m discovering that many recommended events, experiences, and places are... Continue Reading →
Welcome to Antonio & Paul
What is this blog? Well it’s several things. Primarily it’s my observations, opinions, and reflections about the two cities I’ve most recently called home: Saint Paul and San Antonio. Sometimes I compare them, sometimes I contrast them, sometimes I just go off on tangents. Sometimes I cheat and write about Minneapolis or Minnesota or all... Continue Reading →