Check out these highlights from the last five stops on the second half of the trail including a short description of the facility, interesting aspects of the tour, information about the tastings, and anything else you may want to know. (Plus a few things you didn’t know you wanted to know!)
I know that drinking with depression isn’t always a good idea. I know that when I drink too many days in a row, my medication doesn’t work well and I end up having a few bad days before my brain straightens itself out. I also know that to be happy and get through life with this illness, I need to be able to go on cool trips and drink bourbon and feel normal for a few days. So I did.
We’d visited this cute farm-to-table restaurant in Roanoke, Virginia twice before and fallen in love. The cocktails were creative and perfectly balanced. The cheese plate was unreal. And the fresh, flavorful entrees… I mean, c’mon!
In the villages of Cuba, I saw people living in wooden shacks that would hardly be considered tree houses in America. Their “homes” crumbled around them as they washed their clothes with a hose from outside. But still they spent their days smiling and giving thanks to God.
So, imagine my pure joy when I discovered a tiny, free app on my phone that can whisk me away from my overbearing emotions with a pair of headphones and a tap of my finger. Now entering…the world of podcasts.
What do you do when the lows begin to overtake the highs? Especially when those lows come right before a weekend trip with a big group of friends (or family or boyfriend’s family or whoever)?
Short answer – you deal.
Long answer – keep reading.
I went ahead and booked the flights cause I knew I wasn’t going to let myself miss out on this amazing experience. Then, I sat back as the anxiety slowly began to drag me down each day.