Category Archive: Where We Went

Nov 22

Willamette Valley, Oregon Wins!

One visit to the Willamette Valley, Oregon for their wines will convenience you that this award is well deserved.   Willamette Valley, OR Win!         The Willamette Valley has great town such as Carlton, Wine Capital of Oregon. http://www.visitcarlton.com/                                                             North Willamette Map

Nov 29

Leftovers ON Thanksgiving

We decided to switch it up a bit this year for Thanksgiving. For several years, we have debated cooking the full blown meal for just the two of us. After all, how long can one really eat leftovers? The problem is that we really like the Thanksgiving meal and all the fixings. We like the …

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Feb 05

Arizona Wine Country

Wine Country. The terms inspire all the senses. You expect to stand at vast rows of grapes and see them make their way over green, or maybe golden, hills. In the most distance horizon, you may see a mountain top barely discernible under a misty cloud. There can be a chill in the air or …

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Jan 25

Irish Coffee – Two Inventors?

When you eat your way through a foodie town like San Francisco, you need to take a break. Step out of the cold misty air and recharge for the evening activities. You can do that with a world-famous Irish Coffee from The Buena Vista Café. So warming and so rejuvenating. I loved hearing the story …

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Oct 17

Central Park in Autumn

Central Park in Autumn

Central Park in Autumn There are certain things you MUST experience when you go to New York City. You must take a taxi, see a Broadway show, visit at least two museums, take a picture of the Statue of Liberty, and eat a hot pretzel. There are plenty of other buildings and places to see …

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Sep 02

Hatch New Mexico

If you live in the American Southwest, there is a food ritual that occurs this time of year. Chiles are harvested. The town of Hatch, NM, isn’t listed in many tourist guide books, nor does it have a lot of stars and ratings. It’s about 40 miles North of Las Cruces, NM just as I-10 …

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