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Los Angeles
California, Destinations

Los Angeles

I love Los Angeles! The weather, the food, the scene, the vegetation, the wildlife, the different neighborhoods … I love it all. On a recent visit, this was my usual morning experience: Eat breakfast, then walk my son’s dogs to a hipster coffee shop for a delicious cup of joe. (Oh, that’s another […]

San Francisco
California, Destinations

San Francisco

San Francisco My husband had to attend a conference in San Francisco, and luckily I was able to tag along. To make it even better, we added a couple of extra days to the front of the trip so we could visit the northern California wine country. (Click here to see that […]

Northern California Wine Country
California, Destinations

Northern California Wine Country

For better or worse, we arrived in California at the same time as El Niño. Our plan included a 4-hour flight followed by a relaxing lunch in a nice restaurant and a 1 1/2 hour drive to the northern California wine country. But it was one of those travel days where nothing went as planned. […]

Miami, Florida
Destinations, Florida

Miami, Florida

Miami, Florida (aka Party City!) For me, Miami is the perfect getaway. It gives me the feel of being somewhere exotic without the hassles of a long flight. The warm weather, palm trees, Latin music, fresh seafood, expansive beach, and happy people put me in a party mood as soon as […]