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  • Top 5 Destinations Worth A Second Look

    The first bite is a tease. It touches your lips, stays only fleetingly, and is gone before you …

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  • Tales of Adventure: Hiking Muir Woods

    You've been in San Francisco several days now. You've walked the hills, fueled up on food, and taken …

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  • Taste of San Francisco

    If you're going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair... and these days, bring …

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  • A Conversation with Cuvaison Estate Wines, Winemakers

    It was barely more than a month ago that I was taking in this view. At dawn, before …

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  • Kunde Family Estate, Sonoma Valley

    During a certain 2 1/2 mile stretch along the Sonoma Highway, you'll be taking in the views of one …

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Travels

Top 5 Destinations Worth A Second Look

By On September 15, 2014

The first bite is a tease. It touches your lips, stays only fleetingly, and is gone before you realize just how good it really was. The outcome: an irresistible desire urging you… Read More

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Reflections

The Life of a Travel Blogger

By On September 12, 2014

“What are you going to do for work?” asks (insert name here). “Oh, you know. I’m just going to wing it,” I say as my usual response. “We’ll just see what happens… Read More

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Reflections

How Do You Blog?

By On September 10, 2014

How do you blog? The simplest answer, a million different ways. Those just starting out might be looking for the “quick fix” rise to internet fame. Well, I have no answers for… Read More

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Reflections

I’m a Versatile Blogger

By On September 8, 2014

I can do it all. I’m a Versatile Blogger. Or at least some folks think so. I was nominated for a Versatile Blogger Award by the über talented Mandie of travel blog… Read More

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Reflections

Take Your Pick: San Francisco or Los Angeles?

By On September 5, 2014

I’ll confess right from the start: I don’t know California. Yes, I’ve met her in passing. I’ve even stopping in for as long as a week. But I don’t know California. As… Read More

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Tales of Adventure

Tales of Adventure: Hiking Muir Woods

By On September 3, 2014

You’ve been in San Francisco several days now. You’ve walked the hills, fueled up on food, and taken tourist pics of both Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Maybe you’re getting a… Read More

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Food + Drink

Taste of San Francisco

By On September 1, 2014

If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair… and these days, bring an extra stomach. Or at least a ginormous appetite. San Francisco offers something to… Read More

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Food + Drink

A Conversation with Cuvaison Estate Wines, Winemakers

By On August 29, 2014

It was barely more than a month ago that I was taking in this view. At dawn, before my wine country half marathon. And at sunset, for hors d’oeuvres and wine tasting.… Read More

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Food + Drink

Kunde Family Estate, Sonoma Valley

By On August 27, 2014

During a certain 2 1/2 mile stretch along the Sonoma Highway, you’ll be taking in the views of one thing: grapevines of the Kunde Family Estate. It’s a gorgeous thing to behold. Driving… Read More