Here's the plan:
do stuff on the list.
OK, now, I did, by happenstance complete a couple of things on the list, but I can't say I did it very intentionally. Here's a rundown:
I did not learn anything.
- I had a goal to go to three American cities I'd never visited before. In July I hit two - Philadelphia and Minneapolis. I wish I had more time to explore, but I found both of them charming. And yes, Minnesota has a whole bunch of lakes.
- I also had a goal to try a new restaurant in Houston each month. My friend Amanda is really great at finding coupons, and she had a coupon to Shade. The restaurant was in Houston's Heights neighborhood, and I almost missed the small storefront. Inside, however, there was a long, narrow dining room. It was modern but casual. I had a great fish dish with sweat pea risotto. Their menu is heavy on the proteins, but Amanda, who's a vegetarian, found some great options. Neither of us had the vegetable plate, but it sounded amazing.
I did not do anything.
And that's a wrap! Coming up: the July Pop Culture Round-up!