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Savor Healdsburg Food Tours

Each time my girlfriend Kris flies in from Washington we spend a day or two exploring a new area here in northern California. Our most recent getaway took us to the charming town of Healdsburg in the Sonoma Valley. Since the two of us never seem to have a hard time finding great wine we decided to try something the… Read More
Thee Getaway Gal at Point Reyes Lighthouse

Visiting Point Reyes Lighthouse

It's weekend getaways such as our recent visit to Point Reyes Lighthouse that have me excited about our travel plans for 2015. Richard and I have decided to stay close to home as much as possible again this year and continue exploring more of California. This sun-kissed part of the United States offers endless opportunities to fill up our calendar… Read More
Dead Horse Point - Utah

Happy New Year and Reflections of 2014

"There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind" C.S. Lewis During the last weeks of 2014, I have spent some quality time reflecting on what an incredible year 2014 has been. It's been a full year of new discoveries, memorable adventures and a handful of firsts. That's not to say there weren't some bumps in my… Read More
Napa Valley Trefethen Winery Entrance

Weekend Getaways: Saturday Drive in Napa Valley

It's no wonder Fall is so many people's favorite season, including mine. The extra focus on gratitude and kicking off football season. The cool crisp morning air, snuggling up in cozy sweaters, pumpkin flavored everything and the rich colors that Autumn is so famous for. It's undeniably a beautiful season. One that often time passes by too quickly for me.… Read More
Bee on Pink Flower

Snapshot Saturday: The Unexpected Subject

Lens: Nikkor 55-200mm ~ Settings: ISO 400 • f/10 • 1/320 Last week, on a mission to photograph pumpkins, I decided to spend a day in Half Moon Bay, aka the "World Pumpkin Capital". Each year, this quaint coastal town in Northern California, welcomes visitors in excess of 30k to celebrate the season with their annual Art & Pumpkin Festival.… Read More